The Morton Marr Poetry Prize is an endowment by Marilyn Klepak of Dallas in honor of her father, whose love of poetry has encouraged her to pass this love on to others. The first prize is $1,000 and the second place prize is $500. Both prizes earn publication in Southwest Review pages.
RULES: This contest is open to writers who have not yet published a book of poetry. Contestants may submit no more than six, previously unpublished poems in a "traditional" form (e.g. sonnet, sestina, villanelle, rhymed stanzas, blank verse, etc.). Poems should be printed blank with name and address information only on a cover sheet or letter. (If work is submitted online, please omit the author's name from the final "submission content text area"). There is a $5.00 per poem entry/handling fee. Postmarked deadline for entry is September 30, 2013. Submissions will not be returned. Entrants will receive a copy of the issue containing the winning poems. Entries should be addressed to: The Morton Marr Poetry Prize, Southwest Review, P.O. Box 750374, Dallas, TX 75275-0374
Named for the late David Nathan Meyerson (1967-1998), a therapist and talented writer who died before he was able to show to the greater world the full fruits of his literary potential, the prize consists of $1,000 and publication in SWR. With the generous support of Marlene, Marti, and Morton Meyerson, the award will continue to honor David Meyerson's memory by encouraging and taking notice of other writers of great promise.
RULES: The prize is open to writers who who have not yet published a book of fiction, either a novel or collection of stories. Submissions must be no longer than 8,000 words. A $25.00 reading fee must accompany each submission. Work should be printed without the author's name (if work is submitted online, please omit the author's name from the final "submission content text area"). Name and address should appear only on the cover letter or at the top of the online form. Submissions will not be returned. No simultaneous or previously published work. Entrants will receive a copy of the issue containing the winning story. Postmarked deadline for entry is May 1, 2014. Winner will be announced in August. Entries should be addressed to: The Meyerson Fiction Prize, Southwest Review, P.O. Box 750374, Dallas, TX 75275-0374.
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