Creative non-fiction submissions should be previously unpublished, original work shorter than 8,000 words. You may enter as many essays as you wish. The entry fee is $15 per essay and includes a one-year subscription to Harpur Palate.
All submissions will be considered for publication and all entrants will receive a copy of the issue in which the winning submission appears. Please be advised that we do not accept submissions from anyone affiliated with Binghamton University, past or present. Simultaneous submissions are accepted so long as you withdraw your piece upon acceptance elsewhere.
The annual winner receives a $500 prize and publication in the following issue of Harpur Palate.
Opens: September 1
Postmark Deadline: November 15