THE FOURTH ANNUAL NORMAL PRIZE
IN FICTION, NONFICTION, & POETRY
It’s that time of the year: The Normal School is accepting entries for the 2013 Normal Prize until 3/15/13. We can’t wait to spend our winters, holed up in our caves, reading submissions. Every entrant gets a free two year subscription to The Normal School so, why not? Read on for our full contest guidelines, and send us your best.
Fiction Prize: $1000 & Publication in magazine
Nonfiction Prize: $1000 & Publication in magazine
Poetry Prize: $1000 & Publication in magazine
Fiction: PABLO MEDINA
Nonfiction: DINTY W. MOORE
Poetry: AIMEE NEZHUKUMATATHIL
- All fiction and nonfiction submissions must be 10,087 words or less, double-spaced, 12 pt. font. Poetry submissions should not exceed five pages or five poems total. No identifying information on the manuscript.
- All submissions must be previously unpublished (print or electronic media).
- Simultaneous submissions are allowed as long as you notify editors should your piece be accepted elsewhere. Multiple submissions ARE allowed.
HOW TO SUBMIT
- All submissions must be uploaded through our online submissions manager found here.
- $20 per submission, paid through PayPal only. One story or essay, or up to five poems per entry fee.
- You will receive a confirmation email once your submission has been uploaded.
- Submissions will be read between 12/15/2012 and 3/15/2013.
- Winners will be announced Spring/Summer, 2013.
Note: Remember that you should always check out a magazine or publisher to see what type of things they like and publish. That will help you save money and give you a better chance to win.