Feb 12, 2013

John Gardner Prize 2013

The John Gardner Memorial Prize for Fiction

Opens: February 1
Postmark Deadline: April 15

The annual winner receives a $500 prize and publication in the spring/summer issue of Harpur Palate. All submissions will be considered for publication and all entrants will receive a copy of the issue in which the winning submission appears.

Contest Guidelines:
- Submissions should be previously unpublished
- Shorter than 8,000 words
- Entry fee: $15 (includes a one-year subscription to Harpur Palate)

Please include: 
- Cover letter with name, address, phone number, preferred email address and story title
- Checks drawn on a U.S. bank or money order made out to Harpur Palate

Entrant's name should appear only on the cover letter and not anywhere on the manuscript. Manuscripts cannot be returned. Please be advised that we do not accept entrants who have any affiliation with Binghamton University. You may enter as many stories as you wish.

For paper entries please send along with fee and SASE to:

John Gardner Fiction Contest
Harpur Palate
English Dept.
Binghamton University
Box 6000
Binghamton, NY 13902-6000