Contests

Dog Daze Summer Contest

Every summer, Blue Earth Review hosts our Dog Daze Summer contest, looking for exemplary and exuberant flash fiction, flash creative nonfiction, and short poetry. Three $500 prizes are awarded per year to the most exciting submission in each genre.

Submission fee is $5. Rules and restrictions apply. Only one submission per participant is allowed. See link below for details.

Dog Daze Summer 2024 Contest submissions are currently: Opening Wednesday, April 24th

Dog Daze Summer Contest Guidelines.
Past winners of the Dog Daze Summer Contest.

Minnesota Black, Indigenous, Person of Color (BIPOC) Emerging Writer Award

Blue Earth Review is pleased to announce the first annual Minnesota Black, Indigenous, Person of Color (BIPOC) Emerging Writer Award! This award offers three $1,000 awards, one award each in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. The 2024 guest judge is the poet, essayist, literary critic, and arts educator Michael Kleber-Diggs.

There is no submission fee. Rules and restrictions apply. Only one submission per participant is allowed. See link below for details.

MN BIPOC Emerging Writer Award submissions are currently: Closed. Submissions are under review. See link below for details.

MN BIPOC Emerging Writer Award Guidelines.