Two awards of $1,000 each and publication in Third Coast are given annually for a poem and a short story. Leila Chatti will judge in poetry and Deborah Reed will judge in fiction. Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems totaling no more than 15 pages or a story of up to 9,000 words with a $18 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Third Coast, by January 15. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Third Coast, Poetry and Fiction Contests, Western Michigan University, English Department, Kalamazoo, MI 49008.