Rachel Arndt

Rachel Arndt Judges 2019 Nonfiction Contest

Judge: Rachel Arndt Deadline: April 2, 2019 at 11:59 pm Prize: $500 and publication in phoebe 48.2 (online issue) Entry Fee: $9 Submission Size: 1 piece per submission, up to 5,000 words Rachel Z. Arndt is the author of the essay collection Beyond Measure (Sarabande, 2018). She received an MFA in poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and an MFA in nonfiction…
Jon Pineda

Jon Pineda Judges 2019 Fiction Contest

Judge: Jon Pineda Deadline: April 2, 2019 at 11:59 pm Prize: $500 and publication in phoebe 48.2 (online issue) Entry Fee: $9 Submission Size: 1 piece per submission, up to 5,000 words Poet, memoirist, and novelist Jon Pineda earned his BA from James Madison University and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. His first collection of poetry, Birthmark (2004), won the…
Jos Charles

Jos Charles Judges 2019 Greg Grummer Poetry Contest

Image Courtesy of Cybele Knowles Judge: Jos Charles Deadline: April 2, 2019 at 11:59 pm Prize: $500 and publication in phoebe 48.2 (online issue) Entry Fee: $9 Submission Size: 3 to 5 poems per submission, totaling no more than 10 pages. Trans poet, writer, translator, and intertextual artist Jos Charles is the author of the poetry collections Safe…
Shawn Wen

2018 Creative Nonfiction Contest

Judge: Shawn Wen Deadline: March 18, 2018 Prize: $500 and publication in phoebe 47.2 (online issue) Entry Fee: $9 Submission Size: 1 piece per submission, up to 5,000 words Shawn Wen is a writer, radio producer, and multi-media artist. She is the author of A Twenty Minute Silence Followed By Applause (Sarabande, 2017), and her work…
Karan Mahajan

2018 Fiction Contest

Judge: Karan Mahajan Deadline: March 18, 2018 Prize: $500 and publication in phoebe 47.2 (online issue) Entry Fee: $9 Submission Size: 1 piece per submission, up to 5,000 words Karan Mahajan is the author of Family Planning, a finalist for the International Dylan Thomas Prize, and The Association of Small Bombs, which was shortlisted for the 2016 National Book Awards, won…
Dorothea Lasky

2018 Greg Grummer Poetry Contest

Judge: Dorothea Lasky Deadline: March 18, 2018 Prize: $500 and publication in phoebe 47.2 (online issue) Entry Fee: $9 Submission Size: 3 to 5 poems per submission, totaling no more than 10 pages. Dorothea Lasky is the author of five books of poetry, the forthcoming Milk (Wave Books, 2018), as well as ROME (W.W. Norton/Liveright, 2014) and…

2017 Nonfiction Contest

Judge: Elena Passarello OPENS: January 10th! DEADLINE: March 19th! PRIZE: $400 and publication in phoebe 46.2 (online issue) ENTRY FEE: $9 SUBMISSION SIZE: 1 piece per submission, up to 5,000 words. Elena Passarello is the author of two essay collections, Let Me Clear My Throat and the forthcoming Animals Strike Curious Poses, both published by Sarabande Books. Her essays on performance, pop…

2017 Fiction Contest

Judge: Patricia Park OPENS: January 10th! DEADLINE: March 19th! PRIZE: $400 and publication in phoebe 46.2 (online issue) ENTRY FEE: $9 SUBMISSION SIZE: 1 piece per submission, up to 5,000 words. Patricia Park is the author of the debut novel Re Jane (Viking, May 2015), a modern-day interpretation of Jane Eyre. She has written for The New York Times Book Review,…

2017 Greg Grummer Poetry Contest

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Judge: Monica Youn OPENS: January 10th! DEADLINE: March 19th! PRIZE: $400 and publication in phoebe 46.2 (online issue) ENTRY FEE: $9 SUBMISSION SIZE: 3 to 5 poems per submission, totaling no more than 10 pages. Monica Youn is the author of Blackacre (Graywolf Press 2016), Ignatz (Four Way Books 2010), which was a finalist for the National Book Award, and Barter (Graywolf…

2016 Greg Grummer Poetry Contest

Judge: Jericho Brown DEADLINE: April 9th! PRIZE: $500 and publication in Phoebe 45.2 (online issue) ENTRY FEE: $10 SUBMISSION SIZE: 3 to 5 poems per submission, totaling no more than 10 pages. Jericho Brown grew up in Shreveport, Louisiana, and worked as a speechwriter for the mayor of New Orleans before earning his PhD in literature and creative writing from…
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