We also read for online-exclusive content on a rolling basis, year-round. See our website http://slipperyelm.findlay.edu or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org more information.
Slippery Elm Prize
- $1000 prizes in Poetry & Prose
- Submissions open annually in May, and close at midnight EST on September 1st.
- All contest entrants will receive a copy of the winning issue and be considered for publication.
- All entries should be original and previously unpublished.
- Simultaneous submissions are fine.
- $15 entry fee for up to 3 poems (no line/length limit) or one essay or story (5000 words maximum). Multiple entries are fine.
- All entries must be sent through our Submittable interface.
- All contest entries will be considered for publication in Slippery Elm’s 2016 issue.
Please post up to three original, previously unpublished poems per entry here, as a single document. All entrants will receive a copy of our 2016 issue!
Please post one original, previously unpublished essay or story per entry of up to 5000 words here. All entrants will receive a copy of our 2016 issue!
Submit 1-3 original, previously unpublished poems here. There's no fee for regular submissions, but contest entrants get a copy of the winning issue.
Submit one original, previously unpublished story or essay here. There's no fee for regular submissions, but contest entrants get a copy of the winning issue. Pieces longer than 5000 words present a difficult fit for our print issue, but we encourage writers to submit longer works for our Online-Only content.