Final Judge: David Mason
$1000 prize plus publication of winning manuscript by Able Muse Press. Finalists will also be considered for publication.
Entry deadline: March 31, 2019
Final Judges: Erica Dawson (Poetry);
Jacob M. Appel (Fiction)
$500 prize for best poem & $500 prize for best short story (flash fiction), plus publication in Able Muse (the print journal). Finalists in each category will also be considered for publication.
Entry deadline: March 15, 2019
Winner, 2017 Able Muse Book Award
"American poetry is richer for this superb collection."—Peter Campion
The Jack Colt Murder Mystery Novels, Book 1
". . . a loving tribute to the Garden State by a writer who appreciates its grime as much as its glory."—Hollis Seamon