1913 Press

There are presently no open calls for submissions.


During JUNE & JULY 2017, we're delighted to be reading for The 1913 Prize for 1st Books, to be selected by DANIEL BORZUTZKY!

Eligibility: Any writer who has NOT YET published a full-length book (chapbooks ok) is eligible to submit!

Genre: There are NO genre limitations. Poetry, prose, creative nonfiction, fiction, visual work, hybrid work, and the in between are ALL welcomed. Translations are also accepted; both the translator and translated must qualify as first-book authors.

Fee: There is a reading fee of $25, which goes towards the publication of the book(s) selected and the workings of 1913 Press.

Book: For an extra $5, you may choose a recent excellent 1913 Press title from the options provided.

Guidelines: 1913 Press subscribes to the CLMP Code of Ethics for Contests

-Please remove all identifying matter from the manuscript itself. 
-Friends, students, and close associates of the judge are not eligible to submit.

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