Category Archives: contest

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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From Your Writing Desk to the World: Enter Our Contest and See Your Work in Print

We know you’re enjoying those last hazy days of summer working serenely at a writing desk just like this one, but remember that until September 5, you can enter Dogwood‘s 2017 Literary Prizes in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for a chance at the $1000 prize and publication.  Learn more at our submittable page.  Those who […]
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Big News! 2016 Dogwood Literary Prize Winners Announced

The Editors of Dogwood: A Journal of Poetry and Prose are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Dogwood Literary Prizes and thank our judges, Kate Hopper (Nonfiction), Steven Schwartz (Fiction), and Gail Wronsky (Poetry) for their hard work.  All prize winners, as well as finalists, will be published in Dogwood’s 2016 edition, due […]
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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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Contest is in full swing!

Earlier this week, students in Fairfield University’s low-residency MFA program began reading submissions and deliberating about what we loved and what we wanted to see in the handful of fiction we’d begun to consider. The view outside was lovely, but we were all hunched over our text, thinking about your work. There’s still time to […]
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Dogwood 2014 Contest Winners

Dogwood is pleased to announce the contest winners of the upcoming 2014 issue, which is available in print and via LitRagger. Dogwood is an annual journal of poetry and prose sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and the English Department at Fairfield University. From August 1st-October 15th each year, the Dogwood staff collects works from both new and acclaimed writers across […]
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Interview with the Judges

By Carly Sutherland, Associate Editor (Pictured above: three associate editors–author Carly Sutherland at left, Shawna Clark, and Kalee Brunelle–prepping for the issue launch event on April 18, 2013.) Once we got the results of the contest winners for the Spring 2013 issue of Dogwood, we were excited. Elated. Proud. The pieces were well chosen, and […]
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Dogwood 2013 Contest Winners

Dogwood is pleased to announce the contest winners of the upcoming 2013 issue, which is available in print and via LitRagger. Dogwood is an annual journal of poetry and prose sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and the English Department at Fairfield University. From August 1st-October 15th each year, the Dogwood staff collects works […]
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Dogwood 2012 Issue, Contents, and Contest Winners!

After a year of hiatus, and a digital rebirth, Dogwood returns this year with a brand new issue, a brand new student staff, and a brand new Editor. Sonya Huber, the new Editor of Dogwood, has taken up the task of building a new foundation for Dogwood that will provide stability and relevancy in the […]
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