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Call for Submissions: Ruminate Magazine

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Creative Nonfiction Contest
Deadline: January 15, 2012
Entry Fee: $15

Ruminate Magazine is hosting their second annual Creative Nonfiction prize.

Entries must be 7000 words or less. The winner will be awarded a prize of $1000 and publication in the Spring 2012 issue. The runner up will receive publication as well. There is no limit on the number of entries per person. This year's entries will be judged by Leslie Leyland Fields, award-winning author and editor of "The Spirit of Food."

From their website:
"Ruminate Magazine sponsors four annual writing contests: our art contest, poetry contest, short story contest, and nonfiction contest. We are one of the only Christian-minded literary magazines to sponsor short story contests, poetry contests, and nonfiction contests, and art contests. And while our contests-just like our magazine-are not defined as Christian poetry contests or Christian fiction contests or Christian essay contests, we do strive to provide a forum for the conversation between art and faith to exist and continue. Past winners from the Ruminate Magazine writing contests have been recognized by Poets & Writers Magazine and have received notable mention awards in The Best American Short Stories anthology and The Best American Essays anthology."

Click here for more details about the Creative Nonfiction Prize or here for an overview of the four contests or here for their general submission guidelines.


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