Fourth Genre will seek the best creative nonfiction essay for its 9th annual Fourth Genre Steinberg Essay Prize. Authors of previously unpublished manuscripts are encouraged to enter.
The winning author receives $1,000 and the winning entry will be published in an upcoming issue of Fourth Genre. Runner-up entry will be considered for publication.
Reading fee: $20 per entry
Make checks payable to Michigan State University Press
Multiple submissions accepted ($20 entry for each)
Include 1-page cover letter: name, address, phone number, email address, title of piece, approximate word count
Author’s name and/or contact info should appear nowhere in the text.
6,000 wd limit
Winners will be announced at www.msupress.msu.edu/journals/fg
Send submissions to:
Fourth Genre Steinberg Essay Prize
434 Farm Lane, Rm 235
Dept. of Writing, Rhetoric & American Cultures
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1033