A prize of $2,000 and publication by Indiana University Press will be given in alternating years for a collection of poetry or a collection of short fiction. The 2018 prize will be awarded in fiction. The winner will also receive travel expenses to read at the 2019 Blue Light Reading in Bloomington, Indiana. Samrat Upadhyay will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 140 to 180 pages with a $20 entry fee by February 9. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Indiana Review, Blue Lights Book Prize, Indiana University Press, Indiana University, Ballantine Hall 529, 1020 East Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405. (319) 335-0462.