Submissions are open for the 2014 issue of The Allegheny Review!  The deadline to submit for this year’s award is December 15th, 2013. Please keep in mind that we only accept digital submissions via our online Wufoo form! (see link below)

Eligibility: Currently enrolled undergraduate students only.

A $5 entry fee covers a one-year subscription and eligibility for our prose and poetry awards. Winners receive a $250 prize and publication in our journal. If you are submitting work from more than one genre, please send each submission separately with a separate entry fee.

2014-2015 Judges:

Poetry: Eduardo C. Corral


Eduardo C. Corral is the author of Slow Lightning, which was selected by Carl Phillips as the 2011 winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition. He has been the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and a National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship, and his work has been honored with a “Discover” The Nation Award and residencies at Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. He holds degrees from Arizona State University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Prose: Harrison Candelaria Fletcher


Harrison Candelaria Fletcher is the author of Decanso for My Father: Fragments of a Life, winner of a Colorado Book Award, Independent Book Publisher Award Bronze Medal and International Book Award for Best New Nonfiction. He teaches in the Virginia Commonwealth University M.F.A. Program.


Last year’s Judges:

  • Poetry: Richard Blanco
  • Prose: Benjamin Busch


Please note: pieces submitted as regular submissions without the entry fee are eligible for publication, but they will not be considered for our annual awards.

Fiction – not to exceed 20 pages, double-spaced
Poetry – up to 5 poems
Creative nonfiction – not to exceed 20 pages, double-spaced

NOTE: You do NOT need to submit to both. You will automatically be considered for our publication when you submit to the annual awards.

Award Submissions

Regular Submissions

We will no longer accept regular mail or email submissions.

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