Monday, August 31, 2009

Nonfiction Contest

Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize

One first place winner receives $1000 and publication. Two honorable mentions receive $100 each.

2009 Judge: Robin Hemley, author of Do-Over


• $20 entry fee, payable to “Hunger Mountain”
• Submit one piece of creative nonfiction, not to exceed 10,000 words
• Writing must be original, written in English, and previously unpublished
• Your name or address should not appear anywhere on the essay
• Enclose a standard index card with essay title and your name, address, phone number, and email address
• Enclose an SASE for notification of winners
• Enclose a postage-paid postcard for acknowledgement of entry (if you’d like)
• Entries must be typed, double-spaced, and on one side of the paper only
• Use a paper clip or send unbound—no staples or binding, please
• Once submitted, entries cannot be altered
• All entries will be considered for general publication as well as for the CNF Prize
• No simultaneous submissions, artwork, or translations please
• Multiple entries allowed—each entry must be sent separately and include a separate entry fee
• No entries will be returned
• Email with questions

Send Creative Nonfiction Entries to:
CNF Prize
Hunger Mountain
Vermont College of Fine Arts
36 College Street
Montpelier, VT 05602

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