WINNER will receive $1,000 and a year's subscription to Bayou Magazine.
FINALISTS will be named on our website.
The 2017 Judge of the James Knudsen Prize in Fiction is ??????.
- Submissions must be original, previously unpublished work of fiction, no longer than 7500 words.
- Reading fee: $20, includes a contest issue.
- You may enter more than one story, but each submission must be uploaded separately with its own entry fee.
- We accept novel excerpts if the submission stands alone as a complete short story.
-Please enter your name, address, phone number, email address, and the title of your submission into our online form. DO NOT include your name on the pages of the story. Any story with identifying material will be disqualified.
Note: UNO students and alumni who have graduated in the past 10 years are not eligible for publication in Bayou Magazine. All current and former Bayou staff, as well as current or former students of either judge, are ineligible to submit.