IT’S CONTEST TIME! (Make sure to read the full post!)

That’s right. HIP Literary Magazine is going to run it’s VERY FIRST CONTEST.

Submissions are open now through September 30th, US, EST.

Please email all submissions to ace.coker12@gmail.com.

The categories are as follows:

-Creative Nonfiction (no more than 1 piece with a seven page maximum)

-Poetry (no more than 3 poems with a 7 page maximum total, NOT per piece)

– Fiction (no more than 1 piece with a 7 page maximum)

– Flash Fiction (no more than 3 pieces with a 7 page maximum total, NOT per piece)

– One Act Play (no more than 1 piece with a 15 page maximum- think short)

Each category shall be judged separately with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place being awarded to each category. In cases where there is a conflict of interest, an anonymous outside judge shall be the deciding party. Applicants may submit in multiple categories, if they so choose, but must follow the above guidelines.

1ST PLACE PRIZE: Publication of the winning selection along with a spotlight interview to be published alongside the piece. You will also receive a certificate in the mail.

2ND PLACE PRIZE: Publication of the selection.

3RD PLACE PRIZE: Honorable mention on the site with possible publication in the future.

Any submissions are eligible for future publication in HIP Literary Magazine and thus NO SIMULTANEOUS SUBMISSIONS are allowed in the contest.

For further questions, details, etc. please contact Allie Coker-Schwimmer at ace.coker12@gmail.com

We’re also holding our VERY FIRST HIP LIFE CONTEST!

Think you have what it takes to win an argument, woo a crowd, or persuade those curmudgeons? Send us your best debate piece or review!

Submissions are open now through September 30th, US, EST.

Please email all submissions to ace.coker12@gmail.com.

The categories are as follows:

– Persuasive/Topical Article/Op-Ed (no more than 1 piece with a seven page maximum)

– Review (Book, Movie, Music, Travel, etc.) (no more than 1 piece with a 7 page maximum)

Each category shall be judged separately with 1st and 2nd place being awarded to each category. In cases where there is a conflict of interest, an anonymous outside judge shall be the deciding party. Applicants may submit ONLY in one category, and may not submit more than one review.

1ST PLACE PRIZE: Publication of the winning selection along with a spotlight interview to be published alongside the piece.

2ND PLACE PRIZE: Publication of the selection.

Any submissions are eligible for future publication in HIP Literary Magazine and thus NO SIMULTANEOUS SUBMISSIONS are allowed in the contest.

For further questions, details, etc. please contact Allie Coker-Schwimmer at ace.coker12@gmail.com

HAPPY CONTESTING!

Allie “The Editor” Coker-Schwimmer

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