The 13th Moon Prize for Poetry and

The 13th Moon Prize for Short Fiction.

Two prizes of $1000 each and publication in 13th Moon: a Feminist Literary Magazine will be given for original poetry and fiction by women writers, one for an unpublished short story and one for an unpublished poem.

Please send your entry as hard copy  (no e-mail submissions, please), up to three poems, no more than 500 lines total, or one short story of no more than 25 pages, with a $20 entry fee payable to 13th Moon Press, postmarked by September 8, 2009.

Please include 2 cover sheets with your entry, one with the author's name, address, phone number and e-mail address, the second with only the title(s) of the poem(s) or story. Your name should not appear anywhere else on your entry. By entering these contests you are certifying that the story or poem(s) are your own work.  We regret that we shall be unable to return entries.  

Entries must be clearly addressed to: 13th Moon Press (Specify either Fiction Contest or Poetry Contest), 8 Woodmont Road, Montclair, NJ, 07043.   Your entry fee includes a one year subscription to 13th Moon: A Feminist Literary Magazine.