Update: Dogwood Literary Prize

Thanks to those who have inquired about their submissions in recent weeks.  We are almost ready to send finalists to judges; once we do that, we will let all prize entrants know their status.  We appreciate your patience as we conclude our prize reading. As we make our final editorial decisions, we will contact writers […]
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To Accommodate West Coast Entrants, Deadline Extended

We apologize for not specifying that our deadline for the Dogwood Literary Prizes  was midnight Eastern Standard Time yesterday.  To accommodate those in other time zones, the contest will be extended 24 hours, to midnight Eastern Standard Time tonight, September 6.  To enter, you may use our online submission manager for your submissions until midnight […]
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Today is the Last Day to Submit Online to the Dogwood Literary Prize!

Dogwood: A Journal of Poetry and Prose began accepting entries of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for the 2016-2017 issue and contest on July 1, with a deadline of Sept. 5. Winners in the three genres of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction will be chosen by the judges listed below; a grand prize winner will then be chosen […]
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Celebrating the Writers of Dogwood 15

a In the coming days we will be posting selections from the writers of  Dogwood 15, each of whose work was submitted for publication during our contest and open reading period last year.  You can submit your work to this year’s contest and open reading period by clicking this link.   Below is the table of […]
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Today’s the Day: Last Day to Submit to the Dogwood Literary Prize

Today is the last day to spin your lights with ours!  Enter Dogwood’s Literary Prize! Submit your work and check out the judges for each genre here.  All entries are also considered for publication in the magazine. Dogwood welcomes entries in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for its annual contest with a $1000 grand prize for […]
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Dogwood Literary Prize Prose Judges Announced: Meet Kate Hopper & Steven Schwartz

The editors are pleased to announce that Kate Hopper and Steven Schwartz have agreed to serve as Dogwood’s creative nonfiction (CNF) and fiction (F) judges this year.  There is still time to submit to the prize by clicking here.  The deadline for prize entries is September 5. Kate Hopper (CNF) is the author of Use Your […]
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Dogwood Literary Prize Poetry Judge Announced: Meet Poet Gail Wronsky

The editors are proud to announce that poet, essayist, and translator Gail Wronsky will act as our prize’s poetry judge.  There is still time to submit to the prize by clicking here.  The deadline for prize entries is September 5.  Check back tomorrow for news on our prose judges! Gail Wronsky is the author, coauthor, […]
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Good News! The Dogwood Submission Portal is Open for Contest and Other Submissions

Good news!  Dogwood’s submission portal is open for its 2015-2016 contest and non-contest submissions! A prize of $1000 goes to one winning entry, and you have until September 5 to send us your brilliance.  Submit your work here. Dogwood welcomes entries in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for its annual contest with a $1000 grand prize for one winning entry. […]
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Interview with Connie Hsu – Senior Editor, Macmillan (Roaring Brook Press)

by Nicole Gallucci, Dogwood Managing Editor   Throughout my past two years at Fairfield University I was fortunate enough to become involved in Dogwood. I reviewed the slush pile as an Assistant Editor, made my way up to Associate Editor where I got the chance to directly work on content and layout, and this year, was awarded […]
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One Fairfield University Professor’s Path to Publishing: And Starting My Own Publishing Journey

By Molly Gregory, Dogwood Managing Editor Ever since I got to college, I’ve known that I’ve wanted to edit children’s books. Growing up, books were a huge part of my life and my world. There was nothing that I loved more than curling up in my living room armchair with a new book fresh from the library, […]
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