Philip Booth Poetry Prize

We're happy to announce that Maari Carter's "The Week the Mississippi Queen Is Gutted" is the winner of the 2014 Philip Booth Poetry Prize. Noah Falck's "Poem Excluding Future" was named as Runner-Up, and will also be published in Issue 34 of Salt Hill. Thank you to all who entered, and to this year's guest judge, Ashley Farmer.


Dead Lake Chapbook Contest

Congratulations to Ruth Baumann, winner of the second-annual Dead Lake Chapbook Contest for her manuscript i'll love you forever and other temporary valentines

The 2015 Dead Lake Contest is now open! For more details and submission guidelines, see our contest page.


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.