HIGHFIELD PRESS Quarterly Essay Contests

Winter 2015 Essay Contest

“Winter Indigo,” $1000 Prize

Write an original essay between 500 and 1000 words, inspired by the photograph at left and the theme, “Winter Indigo” for a chance to win $1000 and publication.

Submissions may be a personal essay, memoir, narrative nonfiction, commentary, travel piece, historical account, biography, or short story, as long as it creatively embodies the theme and photo. Please review our Submission Guidelines before submitting your manuscript. Entry Fee: $20 USD

Deadline: January 15, 2016

 For more information and online submission, visit: http://highfieldpress.wix.com/contests#!autumn-2015-contest/cn2c

Spring 2016 Essay Contest

“In the Pink” $1000 Prize

Write an original essay between 500 and 1000 words, inspired by the photograph at left and the theme, “In the Pink” for an opportunity to win $1000 and publication.

Submissions may be a personal essay, memoir, narrative nonfiction, commentary, travel piece, historical account, biography, or short story, as long as it creatively embodies the theme and photo. Please review our Submission Guidelines before submitting your manuscript. Entry Fee: $20 USD

Deadline: April 15, 2016

Summer 2016 Essay Contest

“Moonlit Evening” $1000 Prize

Write an original essay between 500 and 1000 words, inspired by the photograph at left and the theme, “Moonlit Evening” for an opportunity to win $1000 and publication.

Submissions may be a personal essay, memoir, narrative nonfiction, commentary, travel piece, historical account, biography, or short story, as long as it creatively embodies the theme and photo. Please review our Submission Guidelines before submitting your manuscript. Entry Fee: $20 USD

Deadline: July 15, 2016

Autumn 2016 Essay Contest

“Between Stations,” $1000 Prize

Write an original essay between 500 and 1000 words, inspired by the photograph at left and the theme, “Between Stations” for an opportunity to win $1000 and publication.

Submissions may be a personal essay, memoir, narrative nonfiction, commentary, travel piece, historical account, biography, or short story, as long as it creatively embodies the theme and photo. Please review our Submission Guidelines before submitting your manuscript. Entry Fee: $20 USD

Deadline: October 15, 2016

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