Calling it “astonishing and beautifully written,” David S. Cecelski has selected “In the Summer of Missing Girls” by Audrey Jennifer Smith of Greensboro, NC, as… Read More »Audrey Jennifer Smith Named Winner of the Alex Albright Creative Nonfiction Prize
The North Carolina Literary Review is excited to announce the winners of three honors given for content in our issues: the Paul Green Prize, the John… Read More »Prize-Winning Content Forthcoming in the 2022 North Carolina Literary Review Issues
Heather Bell Adams is the winner of the 2021 Doris Betts Fiction Prize for her story, “The Virgin of Guadalupe’s Moon.” Adams will receive a prize of $250 from the North Carolina Writers’ Network, and her story will be published in the North Carolina Literary Review’s 2022 issue.
Submissions are open for the 2021 Doris Betts Fiction Prize, which awards $250 and publication in the North Carolina Literary Review to a short story under 6,000 words.The deadline is October 31. Find the full submission guidelines, and submit, here. The final judge for this year’s Doris Betts Fiction Prize is Monique Truong.
The North Carolina Literary Review (NCLR) received a record number of poetry submissions to the 2021 James Applewhite Poetry Prize competition: 416 poems by 117 poets. NCLR Editor Margaret… Read More »Out of Over 400 Poems, James Applewhite Poetry Prize Winner Announced
Steve Mitchell of Greensboro, NC, is the winner of the 2021 Alex Albright Creative Nonfiction Prize for “Ultimate Trip.” Mitchell will receive $400, and his essay will be… Read More »Steve Mitchell Named Winner of the Alex Albright Creative Nonfiction Prize
Molly Sentell Haile of Summerfield is the winner of the 2020 Doris Betts Fiction Prize for her story, “Little Things.” Haile will receive a prize… Read More »Molly Sentell Haile Wins Record-Breaking Doris Betts Fiction Prize
Poet’s First Submission Selected by North Carolina Poet Laureate for the 2020 James Applewhite Poetry Prize
Despite COVID-19, 93 poets submitted 328 poems to the 2020 James Applewhite Poetry Prize competition. NCLR Editor Margaret Bauer reports that this year’s participation beats all but… Read More »Poet’s First Submission Selected by North Carolina Poet Laureate for the 2020 James Applewhite Poetry Prize