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undefined magazine wants to publish you in our summer reader
Deadline for submissions June 7
Would you like to see your words on the pages of South Carolina's premiere arts magazine? Of course you would. That's why undefined magazine is holding its first creative writing competition with awards for poetry, short stories, and flash fiction.

First, second and third place winners will be published in undefined's summer reader, coming out in July 2010.

Entrants may submit no more than one entry in each category, with the poetry category including poetry of up to six pages of text or six poems total. All entries should be previously unpublished in any form. Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but upon acceptance of manuscript in any other arena, undefined magazine must be notified by emailing editor@beundefined.com.

Deadline for submissions is June 7, 2010.

Short Story - Submit previously unpublished and double spaced Short Story manuscripts of no more than 2500 words electronically in word.doc format to contest@beundefined.com. Each submission should include a separate cover sheet containing the short story title, author's name, address, email address, phone number and the category in which the submission should be entered. The actual manuscript should have no additional markings other than the title of the story.

Flash Fiction - Submit previously unpublished and double spaced Flash Fiction manuscripts of no more than 500 words electronically in word.doc format to contest@beundefined.com. Each submission should include a separate cover sheet containing the flash fiction title, author's name, address, email address, phone number and the category in which the submission should be entered. The manuscript should have no markings other than the title.

Poetry - Submit up to six pages (six poems total) of previously unpublished poetry with each poem appearing on its own page, electronically in word.doc format to contest@beundefined.com. Each submission should include a separate cover sheet containing the titles or first lines of each poem, author's name, address, email address, phone number and the category in which the submission should be entered. The manuscript should have no markings other than the title.

For more information go to http://www.undefinedmagazine.com/


Amy Stockwell Mercer is a freelance writer living in Charleston, SC with her husband and three sons. An MFA graduate in Creative Writing from Queens University, she writes about art and artist profiles for Charleston Magazine, The City Paper, Charleston Art Mag, and Art Papers. Amy also writes about living with chronic illness, and is finishing a book about women with diabetes for Demos Health. When she needs to get out of her own head, she teaches college students how to write the 5 paragraph essay. You can read more of her writing at her website.


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