Quarterly West's Novella Contest
Quarterly West is delighted to announce the return of their novella contest! The winning novel will be printed and distributed through Quarterly West and will recieve a cash prize of $250 along with 15% royalties.
All entries must be recieved by April 30, 2013.
Enter a single work of fiction, with a minimum length of 17,000 words and maximum length 40,000 words. No restrictions as to genre, subject matter, or form apply, although we urge you to look at our About Us statement for the type of writing that we favor.
An entry fee of $25 is required. Please include a check or money order with your submission.
Submissions must be printed, double-spaced, and featuring a cover with just the title of the work. A separate page should be included containing (a) the author's name, (b) author contact information, and (c) the title of the work.
The winner and finalist will be notified via e-mail. Other entrants will not be notified separately about the judges decision.
Entries already published or accepted elsewhere are not eligible for this contest.
Our 2013 Novella Contest will be judged by Michael Martone.
Please send all submissions to:
Quarterly West Novella Contest
255 S. Central Campus Dr, Rm 3500
Department of English
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-9109
For questions or concerns regarding the novella contest, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quarterly West will partner with McNaughton-Gunn in order to publish the novella. All entry fees will go towards publication and publicizing of the novella, in addition to funding from the University of Utah Publications Council and English Department. We will publish, at minimum, 300 copies.
All judging is blind and is therefore open to all entrants, excluding those who have been on staff for Quarterly West within the last two years.
The novella contest winner will receive a cash prize of $250, twenty copies of the novella, and royalties of 15% of all sales (after taxes). Quarterly West will feature the novella prominently on our website, as well as sending out review copies and promoting the novella at its AWP release. The winner will be our featured reader at the 2014 Quarterly West AWP reading.