Two prizes of $1,000 each are given annually for a poetry collection and a book of fiction published in the previous year. Each winner will also receive $500 to give a reading at the Devil’s Kitchen Fall Literary Festival at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Authors or publishers may submit a poetry collection or a novel, novella, or short story collection published in 2018 along with a brief author bio, including publication history, and a $30 entry fee by February 2. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Southern Illinois University, Devil’s Kitchen Reading Awards, English Department, Mail Code 4503, 1000 Faner Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901. Jon Tribble, Awards Coordinator.