Hooray for our second free download PDF: Issue 11 (all prose)!

This fantastic issue includes new work from Cobalt veterans Henry Alley, Chelsey Clammer and Michael Brantley. Also Talea Anderson, Leslie Doyle*, D Watkins, Jennifer Lee*, Ellen Wade Beals*, Julie Johnson and Ryan Garcia. Fiction editor Rafe Posey interviews Nicola Griffith, author of Hild. Goodness happens.

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2014 Writing Prize Announcement

The Cobalt Writing Prizes are now open for submissions of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and baseball-themed work (all genres). Click the links below to submit to individual categories.

General Guidelines and Prizes for 2014:

  • $10.00 submission fee (submitters can also purchase a discounted copy of Volume 2 for $7.50 with free shipping – $17.50 total).
  • Multiple entries are permitted, but author must pay separate submission fees for each entry.
  • Simultaneous submissions will be considered. Please let us know if your work has been accepted elsewhere.
  • Previously published will be considered for the 2014 Baseball Writing Prize only.
  • See individual categories for length and formatting requirements.
  • One winner will be selected in each category. No more than three finalists will also be selected. All winners and finalists will appear in Volume 3, the 2014 print issue.
  • Each winner will receive $100 and five contributor copies of Volume 3. Each finalist will receive one contributor copy of Volume 3.

2014 Fiction Prize (deadline 8/1)

2014 Nonfiction Prize (deadline 8/1)

2014 Poetry Prize (deadline 8/1)

2014 Baseball Writing Prize (deadline 6/30)


*Shortlisted for 2013 Writing Prize

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