Three prizes of $2,000 each and publication in Crab Orchard Review are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay on a theme. This year's theme is "Weather Reports: All About the Weather." The editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a poem of up to five pages, a short story of up to 6,000 words, or an essay of up to 6,500 words with a $15 entry fee, which includes an issue of Crab Orchard Review, by November 5. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.
Crab Orchard Review, Special Issue Feature Awards, Southern Illinois University, English Department, Mail Code 4503, 1000 Faner Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901. Jon Tribble, Managing Editor.