Mikrokosmos is excited to announce the 2019-2020 Mikrokosmos Fiction Contest.

The top three submissions will be published in our annual print issue. 

First Prize: $200 

Second Prize: $100 

Third Prize: $50 

Submit up to three pieces totaling no more than 6,000 words. Do not put your name or any identifying information anywhere on your manuscript. All non-prize winning submissions will also be considered for our online publication, mojo.

This year's judge is the electric Bud Smith.

Bud Smith is the author of the novels Teenager, F250, Tollbooth, the short story collection Double Bird, the memoir WORK, and the poetry collection Dust Bunny City. His writing has appeared in The Paris Review, Hobart, Hazlitt, Wigleaf, Joyland, and elsewhere. He works heavy construction and lives in New Jersey. 

Mikrokosmos is excited to announce the 2019-2020 Mikrokosmos Poetry Contest.

The top three submissions will be published in our annual print issue.

First Prize: $200

Second Prize: $100

Third Prize: $50

Submit up to five poems or ten pages of poetry.

Do not put your name or any identifying information anywhere on your manuscript. All non-prize winning submissions will also be considered for our online publication, mojo.

This year's judge is the impressive Michael Kriesel. 

Michael Kriesel is the author of the collections Zen Amen: abecedarians, Chasing Saturday Night: Poems about Rural Wisconsin, Whale of Stars, Moths Mail the House, and Feeding My Heart to the Wind. He is the winner of the 2015 Hearst Prize, has served as the President of the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets, and his work can be found in Alaska Quarterly, Antioch Review, Library Journal, Rattle, North American Review, The Progressive, and elsewhere.

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