Contests

Spring poetry and nonfiction contests will open for submissions on February 1 (and close April, 15, 2017)!

Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize

Send us up to three poems. All contest entrants will receive a complimentary copy of the contest issue, Passages North #39.

Prize: First place winner will be awarded $1000 and publication in Passages North. One or more honorable mentions may also be selected for publication.
Submission fee: $15
Contest deadline: April 15, 2017

Judge: Ocean Vuong

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Ray Ventre Nonfiction Prize

Send us your best essays, hybrids, and other longform nonfiction (up to 10,0000 words). All contest entrants will receive a complimentary copy of the contest issue, Passages North #38.

Prize: First place winner will be awarded $1000 and publication in Passages North. One or more honorable mentions may also be selected for publication.
Submission fee: $15
Contest deadline: April 15, 2017

Judge: Jenny Boully.

Click here to submit.

Submit hardcopy

Send paper manuscripts to Passages North, Northern Michigan University, 1401 Presque Isle Ave., Marquette, MI 49855. Please indicate the contest name on the envelope, and make checks payable to “Northern Michigan University.” Contact passages@nmu.edu with any questions.

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