Ends on May 31, 2019

$10.00 USD

The theme for the winter contest is On the Road.

Interstate, beltway, city street, suburban street, dead end, one way, four lane, dirt road, icy road, dark road. We spend a lot of time on the road. We have a lot of road trip stories. 

Take a ride in your poem, story, or CNF. Find out what happens on the road. See where it takes you.

Three winners will be selected from among all entries. All entries considered for publication.

5,000-word limit for fiction and creative nonfiction (may submit 2 or 3 flash fiction or flash CNF pieces). We're strict about word limits for contest submissions, and work well under that 5,000-word limit often suits us just fine. 

One to three poems in an entry. 

Prizes are $500, $200, and $100. Entry fee is $10. 

All contest entries, regardless of genre, should be submitted through the Contest link.

Deadline is May 31, 2019


Judging is blind.


(As always, writers may submit work related or unrelated to the theme in non-contest categories and pay no submission fee. Of course, only contest submissions are considered for prizes. Contest entry fees are used for prizes and for payments to all writers published in the journal. Thank you.)