MONTHLY MUSEPAPER — Story/Essay/Poem — 1000 Words or less [MAY 2023]
MONTHLY MUSEPAPER | MAY 2023
DEADLINE: May 31, 2023 @ Midnight
No restrictions on style or subject matter, so write whatever your muse desires...
AWARDS & GUIDELINES
MUSEPAPER POEM PRIZE | MUSEPAPER STORY PRIZE | MUSEPAPER ESSAY PRIZE
- Publication (online + print anthology)
- Two (2) Complimentary Copies
- Professionally Designed Broadside ☆ﾟ.*｡ﾟ☆ﾟ.*
- Promotion via press releases and active marketing campaigns (email/newsletter, web, social media, postcards, etc.)
Up to THREE (3) Musepaper Prizes will be awarded from across all genres.
- No restrictions on style or subject matter.
- Stories or essays should be 1000 words or less.
- Poetry entries may include one or two poems, and should not exceed 1000 words in total.
- Entrant retains copyright ownership of work.
- All entries must be previously unpublished.
- Multiple and simultaneous submissions are welcome.
- Anonymous Judging: Submission file should contain only the title and text of the story, essay, or poem(s). Cover letter and author bio are optional and may be added in the Author Bio text section.
- A.I.-generated content (Chat GPT, etc.) is not allowed.
- Winners will be contacted within 90 days of the closing date.
- The reading fee is $15.*
- Submissions must be received by midnight on May 31, 2023.
- As always, there is a 5-day submission grace period.
*Musepaper offers writing subscriptions for aspiring poets and writers. All subscriptions include at least one submission to Musepaper each month, and enjoy a discounted reading fee.
If you're interested in joining aspiring, passionate, and like-minded poets and writers from across the world who are making Musepaper an integral part of their writing practice, visit musepaper.org/subscribe.
If you have any questions, shoot us an email, and we'll be happy to help: brent [at] musepaper [dot] org