If you’ve some great work rattling around in your desk drawer, craving the literary light of day, why not shoot off an application to the Enizagam Journal 2017 Literary Contest.
Enizagam Journal, a project run by Californian high school students, is looking for poetry and short stories up to 4,000 words long.
Matthew Zapruder (Sun Bear, Come On All You Ghosts) will be this year’s poetry judge, and novelist Esmé Weijun Wang (The Border of Paradise) will judge for fiction.
The deadline for submissions is 24 March 2017, and the entry fee is 20 of the finest American dollar-e-doos.
Enizagam Journal is also accepting general submissions in fiction, poetry, non-fiction, and cross/multi-genre, fee-free.
You can read the submission guidelines here.
There’s still a couple of this year’s literary competitions seeking submissions – check out our master list here – 30 Writing competitions for 2016