The reading period for the MARY Editors' Prize is now open.

The MARY Editors' Prize is awarded to one writer in each genre (Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry). Each winner receives an honorarium of $200 and will be featured in the Spring 2015 Issue of MARY.

There is no entry fee for the MARY Editors' Prize. All entries will be considered for publication in the Spring 2015 Issue.

Prize Guidelines:

Only one submission per genre per person.

You can include a brief bio (under 50 words) plus a list of recent publications. 

Prose (fiction and nonfiction) entries should be in 12-pt font, double-spaced, and paginated. The word count maximum is 5,000.

Poetry entries can have up to three poems for a total of five pages or less. 

The winners of the MARY Editors' Prizes will be contacted in March 2015, and the Spring 2015 Issue of MARY will be published in April.

Up to 50 words
Documents accepted: .txt .docx .doc and .pdf (Editors' Note: PDF preferred)
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: txt pdf doc docx.
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