Sunday, September 13, 2009


Creative Nonfiction Wants Your Animal Stories!

If you want to give a shout-out about your Sheltie, or your turtle turns somersaults, or if your Persian’s the coolest cat out there, then here’s the contest for you! The folks at Creative Nonfiction are on the lookout for some fab tales about animals. Check it out below.

Call for Submissions: Animals
Postmark deadline: November 13, 2009Link
Essays must be unpublished, 5,000 words or less, and clearly marked “Animals” on both the essay and the outside of the envelope. There is a $20 reading fee (or send a reading fee of $25 to include a 4-issue CNF subscription). Multiple entries are welcome ($20/essay).

The top winner will receive a $1000 prize for Best Essay, and the runner-up will receive a $500 prize.

Send your entry, along with a cover letter with complete contact information, SASE and payment to:

Creative Nonfiction
Attn: Animals
5501 Walnut Street, Suite 202
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Go here for more about the contest:

And to find out more about the journal itself, glance at Creative Nonfiction:

Okay, animal lovers, get to writing! And, best of luck!

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