The Missouri Warrior Writers Project Contest is open for submissions of poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction for its anthology:
Holding Each Elephant's Tail: Voices from the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars
Editors are looking for writing from veterans and active military service personnel of Afghanistan and Iraq about their wartime experience, including deployments, those who have never been deployed, and transition back into civilian life.
Award of $250 each to top entries in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction
Prose limited to 5,000 words
Up to 3 poems (max 5 pages)
Submissions exceeding limits will be disqualified
All entries considered for publication in the anthology
No entry fee
Deadline December 30, 2011
Winners announced by April 1, 2012
Visit Missouri Warrior Writers blog for complete details, including submission process and names of judges.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.