Author Archives: cdavis13fairfield

Before the Fireworks, Enter Dogwood’s Prize

Before you head off to enjoy fireworks, take a few minutes to enter Dogwood’s Literary Prize.  $1,000 will be awarded each for the best poem, story, and work of nonfiction entered by September 5th.  That’s double the prize money we’ve offered before, and we have increased our prizes to invest even more in writers.   Enter […]
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Dogwood Literary Prize Goes Live with Double the Prize Money!

That’s right–we’ve taken the plunge!  This year for the first time, Dogwood will offer three prizes of $1,000 each for the best poem, essay, and story that come our way during the prize period (July 1 – September 5).  Rather than choosing among the genre winners a grand winner, all three winners in genre will […]
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2017 Dogwood Literary Prize Winners!

Dogwood 2017 is at the printer, and we are happy to announce the winners of this year’s prize, each of whose work will be featured in the magazine along with all finalists (see finalist listing by separate post). This year’s Grand Prize Winner is Laura Read’s poem, “Margaret Corrine, Dunseith, North Dakota, 1932.” Laura received […]
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2017 Dogwood Literary Prize Finalists Announced

The editors of Dogwood are happy to announce the finalists they have chosen for the 2017 Dogwood Literary Prizes. The winners, chosen by Sarah Einstein (nonfiction), Karen Osborn (fiction), and Michele Glazer (poetry), will be announced in a few short weeks, so stay tuned for that. All finalists and winners will be published in Dogwood […]
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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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A Fall Spent Reading: The Coming of Fall Marks the Final Weekend for Dogwood Literary Prize Entries

As fall approaches, so does the deadline for writers to enter the Dogwood Literary Prizes.  Enter by September 5th!  Winners in the three genres of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction will be chosen by judges in each genre; a grand prize winner will then be chosen from among those three.  The grand prize winner will receive […]
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As We Head into the Final Weeks of Dogwood’s Contest, Nonfiction Judge Announced; $1500 in Prizes

We’re pleased to announce that the Nonfiction Judge for this year’s contest will be Sarah Einstein.  Sarah Einstein teaches creative writing at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is the author of Mot: A Memoir (University of Georgia Press 2015) and Remnants of Passion (Shebooks 2014). Her work has also appeared in a variety […]
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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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