Gulf Coast Now Accepting Entries for 2014 Barthelme Prize

Gulf Coast is now accepting entries for the 2014 Barthelme Prize for Short Prose. The contest is open to pieces of prose poetry, flash fiction, and micro-essays of 500 words or fewer. Established in 2008 after American postmodernist author Donald Barthelme, the contest awards its winner $1,000 and publication in the journal. Two honorable mentions will also be awarded.

This year’s contest will be judged by award-winning author Amy Hempel (The Collected Stories, Scribner, 2006).

For more details and guidelines, head over to Gulf Coast.

Augury Books’ reading period is open — Submit your manuscript!