2009 Juked Fiction and Poetry Prizes

May 18, 2009

Now accepting entries!

Winner in each genre receives $500 and publication in our upcoming print issue, Juked #7.

Final Judges: Dan Chaon (fiction) and Dora Malech (poetry)

Submission Deadline: August 31st, 2009

Entry Fee: $10

Fiction: one story per entry, no length requirement

Poetry: up to five poems (no more than ten pages total) per entry

Complete guidelines at: http://www.juked.com/prize/

About our judges:

Dan Chaon is the author of the best-selling novel You Remind Me of Me. He has also published two short story collections, Fitting Ends and Among the Missing, which was a finalist for the 2001 National Book Award. Walter Mosley chose his short story, “The Bees,” to be included in Best American Short Stories 2003, and his story “Big Me” was selected by Michael Chabon as the second prize story in The O. Henry Awards 2001. His new novel, Await Your Reply, will be published in late August 2009. Chaon is the Houck Associate Professor of the Humanities at Oberlin College.

More on Dan:
“Big Me” at The Gettysburg Review
“Raymond Carver” at SmokeLong Quarterly
Interview with The Believer

Dora Malech’s poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, Denver
Quarterly, Gulf Coast, Redivider, and other journals. She was recently
Visiting Lecturer and Primary Convenor for the MA Creative Writing Program at Victoria University’s Institute of Modern Letters in Wellington, New Zealand. Her chapbook, Inside & Elsewhere, came out in 1999.

More on Dora:
“Here Name Your” at The New Yorker
“Makeup” at Poetry
“Oh Grow Up” at Verse Daily


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