Three prizes of $1,300 each and publication in Cutthroat are given annually for a group of poems, a short story, and an essay. Cornelius Eady will judge the Joy Harjo Poetry Award; Lidia Yuknavitch will judge the Rick DeMarinis Short Fiction Award; and Brenda Peterson will judge the Barry Lopez Creative Nonfiction Award. Submit three poems of up to 100 lines each or a short story or essay of up to 5,000 words with a $20 entry fee by October 20. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Cutthroat, Writing Awards, P.O. Box 2414, Durango, CO 81302. (970) 903-7914. Pamela Uschuk, Editor in Chief.