Three prizes of $500 each and publication in Stone Canoe are given annually for works of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction by writers who are current or past residents of upstate New York. Writers who have not published a book with a nationally distributed press are eligible. The editors will judge. Submit up to five poems of any length by July 8 or a short story or essay of up to 8,500 words by July 22. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Stone Canoe, Literary Awards, c/o YMCA Downtown Writers Center, 340 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY 13202. Phil Memmer, Executive Director.