april, 2020

01apr1:00 am1:00 amTusculum Review Nonfiction PrizeInternational Entry Fee: $15
Max word count: 6,500
Top Prize: $1,000 and publication

Event Details

A prize of $1,000, publication in The Tusculum Review, and creation of a limited edition chapbook is awarded for the winning essay.

The entry fee is $15 per manuscript. Entry fees include a one-year subscription to The Tusculum Review (an annual publication) and consideration for publication.

Each manuscript should consist of a single essay between 2000 and 6500 words in a standard 12-point font. Co-authored essays are permitted. Essays may not have been previously published nor be forthcoming.

Please submit a cover letter with your entry. The cover letter should include the title of your entry, your name, postal address, phone number, and email address. Please do NOT include your name or any other identifying information on any page of the essay manuscript.

Entry fees include a one-year subscription to The Tusculum Review (an annual publication) and consideration for publication.

Editors of The Tusculum Review and final judge David Lazar will determine the winner of the 2020 prize. Family, friends, and previous students of the final judge as well as the Tusculum Review editors are disqualified from the contest, as are those with reciprocal professional relationships.

Manuscripts will be numbered, and all names and identifying information will not be visible to the judges. If judges do not deem any submissions worthy of the prize, The Tusculum Review reserves the right to extend the call for manuscripts or cancel the award.

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