We are currently only accepting submissions for the Robert Watson Literary Prize Issue.


ROBERT WATSON LITERARY PRIZE GUIDELINES 

The reading period for the Robert Watson Literary Prizes is May 15 - September 15.

Winners of the Fiction and Poetry Prizes will each receive a $1000 cash award and publication in The Greensboro Review.

Specifics:
1. Entries must be previously unpublished. We do accept simultaneous submissions. Please let us know immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.

2. Length restrictions: For fiction, please include no more than 7,500 words or 25 typed, double-spaced pages. Each story counts as one submission. Poetry entries can include any number of poems up to 10 pages. 

3. Please include your name, address, email, and phone in your cover letter and on the first page of your manuscript. Fiction submissions should also include page numbers and your word count.

4. Entry fee: $14 for each entry. Each fee entitles the entrant to a one-year subscription, an extension of a current subscription, or a gift subscription.

5. All manuscripts meeting the above requirements and submitted by September 15 will be considered for cash award as well as for publication in The Greensboro Review.

6. Winning manuscripts will appear in print in the Spring issue of The Greensboro Review and may be featured on the web at greensbororeview.org.

7. All manuscripts not accepted for publication by The Greensboro Review will be released to the authors by December 31.






GENERAL GUIDELINES

Unsolicited manuscripts must be received between November 15 and February 15 to be considered for the Fall issue (acceptances in May). Manuscripts received after those dates will be held for the next consideration.

Specifics:

1. Entries must be previously unpublished. We do accept simultaneous submissions, but please let us know immediately via Submittable if your work is accepted elsewhere.

2. Length restrictions: For fiction, please include no more than 7,500 words or 25 typed, double-spaced pages. Each story counts as one submission. Poetry entries can include any number of poems up to 10 pages. 

3. Please include your name, mailing address, email, and phone number in your cover letter and on the first page of your manuscript. Fiction submissions should also include page numbers and your word count.

4. Reading fee: $3.00 for fiction submissions; $2.00 for poetry submissions. Fees are waived for current subscribers. If you are unsure of your subscription status, please call The Greensboro Review offices at 336.334.5459. 

No email submissions are accepted.





  ROBERT WATSON LITERARY PRIZE GUIDELINES

Entries for the Robert Watson Literary Prizes must be received by 15 September.

Winners of the Fiction and Poetry Prizes will each receive a $1000 cash award and publication in The Greensboro Review.

Specifics:

1. Entries must be previously unpublished. We do accept simultaneous submissions. Please let us know if your work is accepted elsewhere.

2. Page restrictions: Please include no more than 25 typed, double-spaced pages for fiction. Each story counts as one entry.

3. Entry fee: $14 for each entry. Each fee entitles the entrant to a one-year subscription, an extension of a current subscription, or a gift subscription.

5. All manuscripts meeting the above requirements and submitted by September 15 will be considered for cash award as well as for publication in The Greensboro Review.

6. Winning manuscripts will appear in the Spring issue of The Greensboro Review.

7. All manuscripts not accepted for publication by The Greensboro Review will be released to the authors by December 31.

  ROBERT WATSON LITERARY PRIZE GUIDELINES

Entries for the Robert Watson Literary Prizes must be received by 15 September.

Winners of the Fiction and Poetry Prizes will each receive a $1000 cash award and publication in The Greensboro Review.

Specifics:

1. Entries must be previously unpublished. We do accept simultaneous submissions. Please let us know if your work is accepted elsewhere.

2. Page restrictions: Poetry entries can include any number of poems up to 10 pages.

3. Entry fee: $14 for each entry. Each fee entitles the entrant to a one-year subscription, an extension of a current subscription, or a gift subscription.

5. All manuscripts meeting the above requirements and submitted by September 15 will be considered for cash award as well as for publication in The Greensboro Review.

6. Winning manuscripts will appear in the Spring issue of The Greensboro Review.

7. All manuscripts not accepted for publication by The Greensboro Review will be released to the authors by December 31.

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