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So to Speak call for subs by women

September 30, 2008

So to Speak Contests: Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, and Fiction

So to Speak, a literary journal founded in 1993 by an editorial collective of women MFA candidates at George Mason University, is currently holding contests in Creative Nonfiction (Deadline: October 15, 2008), Poetry (Deadline: October 15, 2008), and Fiction (Deadline: March 15, 2009). 

We are looking for work that addresses issues of significance to women's lives and movements for women's equality and are especially interested in pieces that explore issues of race, class, and sexuality in relation to gender. Please see the details below or visit us on the web for more information: http://www.gmu.edu/org/sts

Contest details:

Winter/Spring 2009 NONFICTION CONTEST
Deadline: October 15, 2008
Judge: E.J. Levy

We publish creative essays including memoirs, vignettes, and profile pieces. Submit two copies of your manuscript: one with your name and contact information and one without. Manuscripts should not exceed 4,000 words; they should be typed and double-spaced with numbered pages. Include a cover letter and a SASE for response. The reading fee is $15. Please make checks or money orders payable to George Mason University. Contest entries are not returned.

Winter/Spring 2009 POETRY CONTEST 
Deadline: October 15, 2008
Judge: Rachel Hadas

Submit two copies of your manuscript: one with your name and contact information and one without. Manuscripts should include up to 5 poems, not to exceed 10 pages total. Include a cover letter and a SASE for response. The reading fee is $15. Please make checks or money orders payable to George Mason University. Contest entries are not returned.

Summer/Fall 2009 SHORT FICTION CONTEST 
Deadline: March 15, 2009 
Judge: Valerie Martin

Submit two copies of your manuscript: one with your name and contact information and one without. Manuscripts should not exceed 5,000 words; they should be typed and double-spaced with numbered pages. Include a cover letter and a SASE for response. The reading fee is $15. Please make checks or money orders payable to George Mason University. Contest entries are not returned. 

So to Speak
George Mason University 
4400 University Drive, MSN 2C5
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444
Email: sts@gmu.edu
Website: http://www.gmu.edu/org/sts

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