The Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers announces three awards of $2000 each, in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Only one entry is accepted from each person. The entry must be postmarked not later than December 1st 2013. The winners will be announced early in 2014. There is no entry fee for current members of The Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers. For everyone else membership in the ALSCW is required — all members will receive the annual three issues of our literary journal/magazine Literary Imagination, and our newsletter, as well as being able to attend our conferences and local gatherings—see ALSCW website (alscw.org) for details about how to join the ALSCW.
• For the Meringoff Poetry award, each entry can be one poem, or a group of poems that add up to no more than 150 lines. The judge for the poetry is Greg Delanty.
• For the Meringoff Fiction award, each entry should be one story, or a chapter of a longer work of no more than 25 pages double spaced.
• For the Meringoff Nonfiction award, each entry should be one nonfiction piece, or a chapter of a longer work of no more than 25 pages double spaced.
All entries will be judged anonymously. Please include one copy of your entry with your name, email address, postal address and phone number, and a second copy without your name and contact information.
All Submissions should be postmarked not later than December 1, 2013
Stephen J. Meringoff Literary Contests
Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
650 Beacon St. Suite 510
Boston MA 02215