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journal of experimental fiction

2014 Kenneth Patchen Award!

July 31, 2013 

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A prize of $1,000 and publication by Journal of Experimental Fiction is given annually for an innovative novel. James R. Hugunin will judge. Submit a manuscript of any length with a $25 entry fee by July 31.

The submission can be of any length, but must be submitted in Word or PDF format.  Manuscripts should be emailed or sent as CDs.  The manuscript itself should not contain the author’s name or address, but a separate sheet should be submitted with the title of the submission and the author’s contact information.

Additionally, all entries need to include a four-digit identifying number of the author’s choosing. This number should appear in the subject line of the email, on the manuscript, and on the contact information form.

Payment can be sent by check to: Eckhard Gerdes Publishing,12 Simpson Street, #D, Geneva, IL 60134.  Do not make checks out to Kenneth Patchen or to JEF Publishing.

Payment can also be made by Paypal to:

Thank you!  We look forward to reading your manuscripts!






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