Recommended contests: literary journals and book prizes literary journals solstice creative nonfiction prize solstice fourth genre michael steinberg essay prize fourth genre missouri review editor's prize missouri review new letters, dorothy churchill cappon prize new letters. The moving wall represents the time period between the last issue available in jstor and the most recently published issue of a journal moving walls are generally represented in years in rare instances, a publisher has elected to have a zero moving wall, so their current issues are available. A prize of $1,000 and publication in fourth genre is given annually for an essay using the online submission system, submit an essay of up to 6,000 words with a $20 entry fee by march 20 robin hemley will judge all entries are considered for publication visit the website for complete guidelines.
The 2018 fourth genre steinberg essay prize winner is erica berry for her essay “like a shipwreck” and the runner up is susan sheppard for her piece “we at old birds welcome messages from god, even if unverifiable. Award-winning essayist and former fourth genre editor marcia aldrich, judge for the 2012 contest, wrote about “the half-life”: this is a quiet essay, written with restraint and a steady focus, and its emotional impact accumulates and is devastating by the end.
Fourth genre: explorations in nonfiction coverage: 1999-2018 (vol 1, no 1 winner, 2017 fourth genre steinberg essay prize box set box set (pp 1-8) essay and commentary my life in movies my life in movies (pp 147-174) laura jones doi: 1014321/fourthgenre2010147. Other titles include, peninsula: essays and memoirs from michigan—a finalist for the 2000 forward magazine independent press anthology of the year and the 2000 great lakes book sellers award and an anthology, the fourth genre: contemporary writers of/ on creative nonfiction, co-edited with robert root, now in its sixth edition.
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We love essays in which the ideas accrete, accumulate, and augment, but definitely not those that appropriate we like essays that are cultural, lyrical, experimental, personal, environmental, self-interrogative, meditative, and reflective, as well as expository, analytical, exploratory, or whimsical.
Fourth genre, steinberg essay prize, michigan state university, department of writing, rhetoric and american cultures, 434 farm lane, room 235, east lansing, mi 48824. Duotrope's listing for fourth genre steinberg essay prize see what they're looking for in submissions and get statistics on acceptance rates, response times, and more.