The Mississippi Review Prize
The 2011 Mississippi Review Prize
Contest begins April 2, 2010
Contest deadline October 1, 2010
Our annual contest awards prizes of $1,000 in fiction and in poetry. Winners and finalists will make up next winter's print issue of the national literary magazine Mississippi Review. Contest is open to all writers in English except current or former students or employees of The University of Southern Mississippi. Fiction entries should be 1000-5000 words, poetry entries should be three poems totaling 10 pages or less. There is no limit on the number of entries you may submit. Entry fee is $15 per entry, payable to the Mississippi Review. Each entrant will receive a copy of the prize issue.
No manuscripts will be returned. Previously published work is ineligible. Contest opens April 2. Deadline is October 1. Winners will be announced in late January and publication is scheduled for May next year. Entries should have "MR Prize," author name, address, phone, e-mail and title of work on page one.
Contest starts: April 1, 2010
Postmark deadline: October 1, 2010
Winners announced: Jan 2011
Issue publication: April 2011
Send entries to:
Mississippi Review Prize 2011
118 College Drive #5144,
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001
These are the complete contest guidelines. If you have questions please e-mail contest coordinator, or call 601-266-4321.
For an additional $10 receive a one year subscription (2 additional issues) to the Mississippi Review. If electing this option please note as much on your entry cover sheet.