Philip Booth Poetry Prize

Congratulations to Grant Kittrell for winning the 2017 Philip Booth Poetry Prize, judged by Matt Hart! Read Grant’s award-winning work in Salt Hill 41.

The 2018 Philip Booth Poetry Prize will reopen in November. See the Philip Booth contest page for guidelines and information.


Dead Lake Chapbook Contest

We are very excited to announce that Claire Cronin is the winner of the 2017 Dead Lake Chapbook contest for her absolutely flooring collection "A Spirit Is a Mood Without a Body." We’d like to thank everyone who let us read their fantastic work for this contest. See the contest page for guidelines and information about the 2018 contest. 


Italo Calvino Prize in Fabulist Fiction 

Congratulations to Eliezra Schaffzin for 2017's winning story, "Cingo, Cingere, Cinxi, Cinctum."

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 website for complete guidelines and deadlines.

Website: http://louisville.edu/english/creative-writing/creative-writing-contests
Submissions: http://universityoflouisvillecreativewriting.submittable.com/submit