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NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS
THE THORN PRIZE IN SHORT FICTION
Judged by Tom De Haven, author of It's Superman! and Freaks' Amour


$100 Prize / Publication in Issue 8 / 5 Copies of Issue 8 / Makeout Creek Back Catalog

- $6 Entry Fee, payable via PayPal to orders@makeoutcreek.com
- 4000 words max - any genre or subject or style

- SUBMISSION PERIOD APRIL 1 - JUNE 30, 2015
- send stories to submit@makeoutcreek.com w/ subject line "contest/title/author"
- please note! submission email is different from payment email
- only unpublished work will be considered - all rights revert to author after publication
- finalists will be chosen by MC editors & have names removed before judging

 

THE NEW ISSUE
 
THE NEW BOOK
 

ISSUE SEVEN
the lonesome foghorn blows

$15

cover: Eliza Childress
featuring Tom Batten, Clay McLeod Chapman,
Adam Day, Brad Dukes, Harriet Hayward, Julie Karr, Tony Mancus, Carson Mell, Noah Scalin & more

THE EVIL ONE
an anthology of short fiction
featuring more than 30 authors

edited by Andrew Blossom

$18

cover artwork TK
by Eliza Childress

 
COMING SOON
 
 
THE PREVIOUS BOOK THE PREVIOUS ISSUE
 
THE FIRST BOOK
 

I'VE GOT A MESSAGE FOR YOU
AND YOU'RE NOT GOING TO LIKE IT
stories

Andrew Blossom

$14

cover by R Nicholas Kuszyk
sample pages: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

ISSUE SIX
for the Molokai cops

$8

cover: Mandy Dunn Sampson
with: Tom Batten, John R. Beardsley, Adam Day, William Foster,
Lauren Maas, Amira Pierce,
Nate Waggoner & more more more

JAMMER SLAMMER
R Nicholas Kuszyk

the first Makeout Creek book
"a reality without external comparison"
$12

sample pages: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.



 
 
BACK ISSUES
 

ISSUE FIVE
what Peter calls
"a natural encounter person"
$8

cover: Chop Suey Books
with: Noah Falck
P.J. Gallo
Keith Montesano
Marie Potoczny
Leigh Stein
Mathias Svalina & more

 

ISSUE FOUR
life is precious and God and the Bible
$8

cover: Oura Sananikone
with: X.C. Atkins
Carol Ann Davis
Jamie Fueglein
James Hannaham
Alyson Sinclair
& many more

ISSUE THREE
hot damn it's Makeout Creek Three
$8

cover: Ryan McLennan

with: Kara Candito
Smith Henderson
Brian Henry
R Nicholas Kuszyk
Mike Powell
& many more

 

ISSUE TWO
or, the Reveley Lee Appreciation Society
$8

cover: Adam Juresko

with: A Bad Bunny
John McAuliffe
Michael Mehen
Keith Montesano
Anna Journey
& many more

 

ISSUE ONE
(of many)
Winter 2008
$8

cover: Andrew Miller

with: David Berman
Tom De Haven
Clint McCown
S.E. Smith
Sto
& many more

 
 
 
 
SOLD OUT


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THE GUIDELINES
 



to submit, click here
or email to: submit AT makeoutcreek DOT com

= THE BASICS =
FICTION/NONFICTION: 10,000 words max; short/flash pieces welcome
POETRY: up to 6 pieces at a time; PLEASE no omnibus submissions

ART & PHOTO: 5-8 pieces or link to a larger collection

waiting to hear back? we appreciate your patience!
we're currently reading/reviewing and will be in touch soon



SOME PRESS

RVA Magazine, May 2015
Welcome to Twin Peaks, April 2015
Mashable, April 2015
Richmond Magazine, April 2015
RVA Magazine, April 2015
Style Weekly, April 2015
Commonwealth Times, April 2015
Richmond Magazine, December 2014
Richmond Times-Dispatch, May 2014
Style Weekly, May 2014
Tin House, December 2013
One Day in RVA, April 2013
Steve Halle, March 2013
Ploughshares, October 2012
RVA Magazine, August 2012
rvanews, June 2012

Need Supply, April 2012
RVA Magazine, April 2010
Style Weekly, August 2009
Style Weekly, October 2008

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