"A nonprofit literary press founded in Louisville, Kentucky. Established in 1994 to champion poetry, fiction, and essay, we are committed to creating lasting editions that honor exceptional writing."
Between 150-250 pages. Must be accompanied by a $29 submission fee.
A single essay or collection of essays between 150-250 pages. $20 submission fee.
Minimum length 48 pages. $29 submission fee.
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KATHRYN A. MORTON PRIZE IN POETRY (JANUARY 1-FEBRUARY 15): The prize includes a $2,000 cash award, publication of a full-length collection of poetry, and a standard royalty contract.
MARY MCCARTHY PRIZE IN SHORT FICTION (JANUARY 1-FEBRUARY 15): The prize includes a $2,000 cash award, publication of the winning manuscript, and a standard royalty contract.
OPEN READING PERIOD FOR LITERARY NONFICTION (JULY 1 - JULY 31): A single essay or collection of essays between 150-250 pages. $20 submission fee.
THE SARABANDE SERIES IN KENTUCKY LITERATURE (JULY 1 - JULY 31): This series is open to writers and projects with ties to Kentucky. We accept manuscripts of poetry, short fiction, and literary nonfiction.
OPEN READING PERIOD FOR MANUSCRIPTS IN TRANSLATION (JULY 1 - JULY 31): A sample translation of at least 20 pages (more complete manuscripts are preferred, but not required).
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