Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Good Deals at Crazyhorse

Crazyhorse is an excellent literary journal, and if you don’t believe me, here are some ways to find out for yourself:

--They’ll send you a free sample copy: If in the US, mail us a 9" x 12" self-addressed stamped envelope with at least $2.23 postage affixed and we'll mail you a past issue for free. Write "Media Mail" on your 9" x 12" envelope and address it to:
Free Issue
Department of English
College of Charleston
66 George Street
Charleston SC 29424

--Too impatient for that approach? Click here to download a PDF sampler of selected Number 73 stories, essays, and poems. See a full table of contents at here to download a PDF sampler of selected Number 74 stories, essays, and poems, out to subscribers and in stores this December 2008.

--If you’re feeling bold, put your work to the test and enter their fiction and poetry contest:

The Crazyhorse Fiction Prize
The Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize
$2000 each and publication in Crazyhorse.

Postmark Deadline to Enter: December 15, 2008
Upload your entry online or mail.

Each year Crazyhorse offers the Crazyhorse Fiction Prize for a single short story and the Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize for a single poem. The competition is open, the prize awards are currently $2000 for each genre.The winning poem and story are published in Crazyhorse. Visit and click on "Fiction and Poetry Prize" for complete details.


DC-area author Leslie Pietrzyk explores the creative process and all things literary.