Do you have a long manuscript ready and some free time for submission post-election and pre-December? Do we have a list of presses for you! Take a look at upcoming deadlines, and good luck.
Black Lawrence Press-- Accepting long manuscripts in a variety of genres and formats: short story collections, novels, CNF, translation, poetry (both chapbook and book-length), and more. Deadline: Nov. 30, and most categories are $12.
BOA 16th Annual A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize -- Dear to our Iron Horse heart (ahem, IHLR managing editor Chen Chen). Full length poetry manuscripts. Judged by Brenda Shaughnessy. Deadline: Nov. 30. Entry fee: $25.
Ohio University Press: Hollis Summers Poetry Prize -- Accepting full-length poetry manuscripts. Postmark deadline: Dec. 30. Entry Fee: $30.
Omnidawn Open Poetry Book Contest -- Judged by Terrance Hayes. Deadline: December 31. Reading fee: $27.
Press 53 Short Story Collection -- Accepting short story collections. Deadline: December 31. Reading fee: $30.