Contests

“Waiting,” pastel on paper, by Edgar Degas, 1882.

The Lascaux Prizes in Creative Nonfiction and Short Fiction are presently open for submission. The Lascaux Prize in Poetry will reopen 1 October 2019. The Lascaux Prize in Flash Fiction will reopen 1 January 2020.

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The Lascaux Prize in Creative Nonfiction

Creative nonfiction may include memoirs, chronicles, personal essays, humorous perspectives, literary journalism—anything the author has witnessed, experienced, learned, or discovered. Creative nonfiction should be written in a nonacademic style. Pieces may be previously published or unpublished, and simultaneous submissions are accepted. Winner receives $1,000, a bronze medallion, and publication in The Lascaux Review. The winner and all finalists will be published in The Lascaux Prize Anthology Vol 7.

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Two copies of the anthology will be supplied to every writer appearing in it. Entry fee is $15. Writers may enter more than once. Length should not exceed 10,000 words. All topics are welcome; pieces should be written in a nonacademic style.

Contest participants receive free downloads of the Lascaux Prize anthologies to date. Because editors are dispersed geographically the review is unable to accept submissions via postal mail. If our reply is “waitlisted” by an email filtering service it will not reach you. Please make sure Submittable is on your safe list. Submissions close 30 September 2019.


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The Lascaux Prize in Short Fiction

Stories may be previously published or unpublished, and simultaneous submissions are accepted. Winner receives $1,000, a bronze medallion, and publication in The Lascaux Review. The winner and all finalists will be published in The Lascaux Prize Anthology Vol 7.

Two copies of the anthology will be supplied to every writer appearing in it. Entry fee is $15. Writers may enter more than once. Length should not exceed 10,000 words. All genres and styles are welcome.

Contest participants receive free downloads of the Lascaux Prize anthologies to date. Because editors are dispersed geographically the review is unable to accept submissions via postal mail. If our reply is “waitlisted” by an email filtering service it will not reach you. Please make sure Submittable is on your safe list. Submissions close 31 December 2019.


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The Lascaux Prize in Poetry

The Lascaux Prize in Poetry will reopen 1 October. Poems should be formatted conventionally, without inline gaps or other structural elements that can’t be detected by an audience during a public reading. We understand there is call for experiments in form and content, but they’re not for us. Poems may be previously published or unpublished, and simultaneous submissions are accepted. Winner receives $1,000, a bronze medallion, and publication in The Lascaux Review. The winner and all finalists will be published in The Lascaux Prize Anthology Vol 8.

Two copies of the anthology will be supplied to every poet appearing in it. Entry fee is $15. Poets may enter more than once, and as many as five poems may be submitted per entry (all pasted into one document). There are no length restrictions. All genres and styles are welcome.

Contest participants receive free downloads of the Lascaux Prize anthologies to date. Because editors are dispersed geographically the review is unable to accept submissions via postal mail. If our reply is “waitlisted” by an email filtering service it will not reach you. Please make sure Submittable is on your safe list. Submissions close 31 March 2020.

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The Lascaux Prize in Flash Fiction

The Lascaux Prize in Flash Fiction will reopen 1 January 2020. Stories may be previously published or unpublished, and simultaneous submissions are accepted. True stories and prose poetry are welcome as long as they’re written in a narrative style. Winner receives $1,000, a bronze medallion, and publication in The Lascaux Review. The winner and all finalists will be published in The Lascaux Prize Anthology Vol 8.

Two copies of the anthology will be supplied to every writer appearing in it. Entry fee is $15. Writers may enter more than once, and as many as three stories may be submitted per entry (all pasted into one document). Individual story length should not exceed 1,000 words. All genres and styles are welcome.

Contest participants receive free downloads of the Lascaux Prize anthologies to date. Because editors are dispersed geographically the review is unable to accept submissions via postal mail. If our reply is “waitlisted” by an email filtering service it will not reach you. Please make sure Submittable is on your safe list. Submissions close 30 June 2020.

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Entry fees are dedicated entirely to prize money and operating expenses. Editors, judges, and other staff at The Lascaux Review are unpaid volunteers.

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