Contest Winners

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Weekly Contests 

Each week, Silver Needle Press holds poetry, fiction, and visual art competitions: winning submissions are published every Monday and stored in our archives.  Featured poems will also be added to the General Submissions pool for the Fall 2018 journal issue.

 

Guidelines

Visual-Art / Mixed Media

  • Submit up to 3 images in separate .jpg, .gif, or .png files.

  • If accepted, we will require 300 dpi tiff files for each image.

  • Multiple submissions are allowed.

 

Poetry

  • Submit up to three poems in a single Word Document

  • Include a short bio

  • Multiple submissions are allowed

  • Submit by Saturday at midnight to be considered in the weekly reading

  • No entrant may win more than twice within the span of six months

 

Fiction

  • Submit three pieces of flash up to 1000 words, OR

  • Submit one short story up to 2500 words

  • Include a short bio

  • Multiple submissions are allowed

  • Submit by Saturday at midnight to be considered in the weekly reading

  • No entrant may win more than twice within the span of six months

 

Nonfiction

  • Submit three pieces of flash up to 1000 words, OR

  • Submit one longer piece up to 2500 words

  • Include a short bio

  • Multiple submissions are allowed

  • Submit by Saturday at midnight to be considered in the weekly reading

  • No entrant may win more than twice within the span of six months