Thursday, October 20, 2011

Crab Creek Review's 2011 Fiction Contest (Sept. 15 - Dec. 15). Contest Judge: Pulitzer Prize nominated, Kim Barnes

Crab Creek Review's Annual Fiction Contest is now open for submissions!

 We are delighted that award winning author, Kim Barnes, has agreed to serve as this year's contest judge.

Kim Barnes is the author of two memoirs and three novels, most recently In the Kingdom of Men, the story of a young American couple living in 1960s Saudi Arabia (Knopf, May, 2012). A Country Called Home, which received the 2009 PEN Center USA Literary Award in Fiction, was named a best book of 2008 by The Washington Post, Kansas City Star, and The Oregonian. She is the recipient of the PEN/Jerard Fund Award for an emerging woman writer of nonfiction, and her first memoir, In the Wilderness, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Her work has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies, including the New York Times, MORE Magazine, O Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Fourth Genre, The Georgia Review, Shenandoah, and the Pushcart Prize anthology. Barnes is a professor of English and teaches writing at the University of Idaho. She lives with her husband, the poet Robert Wrigley, on Moscow Mountain.
Contest Guidelines:
  • Original, previously unpublished fiction up to 3,000 words, double spaced
  • Entry fee: $10
  • Postmark deadline is Dec. 15, 2011
  • Winner will receive $150 and publication in Crab Creek Review
  • All contest submissions will be considered for publication
  • Check back on our website in January 2012 for contest results
  • Contest Judge: Kim Barnes
Please visit our Contest page for complete guidelines.

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