Leapfrog 2011 Fiction Contest. Open January 15–May 1.Entry fee: $30. Adult fiction: literary and mainstream novels, novellas, and short-story collections, minimum 22,000 words. First prize:Publication contract offer with advance, plus finalist awards. Finalists: $150 plus manuscript critique by finalist judges. Judges are Marge Piercy and the Leapfrog editorial staff. See www.leapfrogpress.com for details. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
River Teeth magazine and the University of Nebraska Press; Deadline is 12/31/2010; $25 entry fee; prize is $1,000 plus publication; 150 to 400 pages double spaced; details HERE:
First time writers welcome. Be sure to read guidelines, including when submissions are accepted:
Submit Oct. 1-31; 100 pages minimum; Graywolf Press