Stone Canoe Writing Contest

The Stone Canoe Writing Contest is looking to award $500 to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers with a connection to upstate New York. We have selected this contest because of LIU Post's geographic location, as well as the diversity of writing this journal seeks.

Stone Canoe Writing Contest


The Stone Canoe writing contest awards three prizes of $500, which are awarded to a creative nonfiction writer, a poet, and a fiction writer who have a connection to Upstate New York. A U.S. military veteran will also be awarded $500. Writers who have not yet published a work with a nationally distributed press are eligible.

Pieces will be judged by the editors. You may submit three to five poems or a short story or essay of up to 10,000 words by July 31, 2015. There is no entry fee.

Visit the Stone Canoe Journal website for further details.


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