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Submit to Boston Review’s (Free) 2019 Short Story & Poetry Contests Worth $500 Each, to be Judged by Yvonne Owuor & Ladan Osman


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The Boston Review has announced short story and poetry contests, each worth $500, both based on “a new contest model shaped by social justice and accessibility concerns.” The magazine, among whose editors is Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner Junot Diaz (The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao), is most noted in the African literary scene for having published “Hitting Budapest,” the short story by NoViolet Bulawayo which received the 2011 Caine Prize and became the opening chapter of her Booker Prize-shortlisted novel, We Need New Names. Read more...


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