Two prizes valued at $1,600 each will be given annually to a poet and fiction writer to attend a weeklong seminar at the Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Summer Conference in June. Previously published and unpublished works are eligible. Keith Leonard will judge in poetry and Robert James Russell will judge in fiction. Using the online submission system, submit a single poem of up to three pages or a short story, novel excerpt, or essay of up to 3,000 words with a $25 entry fee by March 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing, Poetry and Prose Prizes, 7 East Pasture Road, Aquinnah, MA 02535. (954) 242-2903. Alexander Weinstein, Director.