Competition: Mojo Fiction and Poetry Contests
Competitions deadline: 15th December 2108
mojo is the online literary journal of Wichita State University. We’re dedicated to the revolution of literary spaces—the breaking of conventions, the exploration of provocation, the inclusion of all voices. Established, emerging, or identities often marginalized by our society’s narrative—we want your work.
Mojo’s Mikrokosmos Fiction and Poetry Contests are now OPEN.
Terms and Conditions
First Prize Fiction and Poetry: $200
Second Prize Fiction and Poetry: $100
Third Prize Fiction and Poetry: $50
Fiction Judge: Lindsey Drager
Poetry Judge: Ruth Ellen Kocher
Fiction: Submit up to three pieces totaling no more than 6,000 words.
Poetry: Submit up to five poems or ten pages of poetry.
Do not put your name or any identifying information anywhere on your manuscript. We will use your Submittable information to contact you, so please make sure your contact information is accurate and up-to-date.
Simultaneous submissions are allowed. Please notify us immediately if your submission is accepted elsewhere.
We accept only previously unpublished work for publication.
The top three submissions in each category will receive a cash prize and be published in our annual print issue of Mikrokosmos in March 2019.
All non-prize winning submissions will also be considered for our online publication, mojo.
Intimate friends, relatives, colleagues, and former or current students of the judges are ineligible to submit in that category.
Submit your work through Submittable. We do not accept mailed or emailed submissions.
Upload your submission as a .docx or .pdf
There is a $5 fee for each submission
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Further information and submissions here.