I’m on the staff of Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, which continues to be one of the few national literary journals entirely edited, designed, and produced entirely by students. Authors that have been featured in past issues of the journal include Raymond Carver, Jorge Luis Borges, Philip Gourevitch, Lydia Davis, Stephen Jay Gould, Noam Chomsky, Phillip Lopate, Ha Jin, Jonathan Lethem, Italo Calvino, John D’Agata, Jack Pierson, Sam Lipsyte, Heidi Julavits, Jonathan Safran Foer, Wayne Koestenbaum, Deb Olin Unferth, Timothy Liu, and Etgar Keret.

We’re running our annual poetry/fiction/nonfiction contest, so spread the work and enter your writing!

Full information below the fold:

The 2011
Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art
Publication Contest
is on!

Submit to win
$1,500 in prizes and publication
in Columbia: Issue 49.

Top ten finalists judged by

Robert Olen Butler
A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain
1993 Pulitzer Prize winner
Fiction

Joanna Klink
Raptus
Poetry

Jo Ann Beard
The Boys of My Youth
Nonfiction

First-place winners in each genre will receive a $500 prize,
and their work will be published in Issue 49 of the Journal (Spring 2011).

Runners-up will be considered for publication on the journal’s website.

Visit our website for submission guidelines :
http://columbiajournal.org/contests
and to SUBMIT! :
http://columbiajournal.org/submit

Entry fee : $12.  Deadline  : January 18, 2011.

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