Philip Booth Poetry Prize

The 2015 Philip Booth Poetru Prize is now open! See the contest page for guidelines and information.


Dead Lake Chapbook COntest

We're pleased to announce the winning manuscript of the 2015 Dead Lake Chapbook Contest, judged by Sarah C. Harwell: J.L. Conrad's NOT IF BUT WHEN, which will be published in 2016. This was a truly outstanding year for the contest, and we thank everyone who submitted their work. Please check back in January 2016 for our next contest.


Italo Calvino Prize in Fabulist Fiction 

Congratulations to Geetha Iyer for 2013's winning story, "The Mongerji Letters."

Salt Hill Journal partners with the University of Louisville for the Italo Calvino Prize in Fabulist Fiction. A prize of $1,500, publication in Salt Hill Journal, and an all-expenses-paid trip to read at the University of Louisville's annual 20th Century Literature Conference is given annually for a work of fabulist fiction written in the vein of Italo Calvino. Second prize is $300. Submit up to 25 pages of a short story, novel, or novella with a $25 entry fee. Visit the Web site for complete guidelines and deadlines.