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Summer Issue!

In Uncategorized on May 31, 2011 at 9:17 pm

The Summer Issue is coming along nicely. Tons of new work and even more authors. There are still some pages left though, so please submit. Also, don’t forget our ongoing poetry contest, judged by the one and only Rodney Jones.


2011 Poetry Contest!

In Uncategorized on May 11, 2011 at 8:46 pm

Prime Mincer is pleased to open our 2011 poetry contest. Rodney Jones will serve as final judge.

First Prize- $300, publication in the Winter 2011 issue of Prime Mincer Literary Journal and ten copies.

Runner Up- $50, publication in the Winter 2011 issue of Prime Mincer Literary Journal and five copies.

All entries will be considered for publication.

Fee- $10 for three poems (up to ten pages collectively).

All submissions must go through our submission manager and should contain a cover page with author’s name and contact information. No identifying information should be on the manuscript. This contest is open only to previously unpublished work. We consider anything that has appeared on the internet in any form to be published.

Deadline for entry is October 1st. The winner will be announced mid-November.

Rodney Jones is an American poet and professor of English at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Jones was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the winner of the 1989 National Book Critics Circle Award. His other honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Peter I.B. Lavan Award from the Academy of American Poets, the Jean Stein Award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, a Southeast Booksellers Association Award, and a Harper Lee Award.

Fantastic News!

In Uncategorized on May 5, 2011 at 2:11 pm

Congrats to Jared Sexton. Jared’s story “It is Wide and it is Deep” which was originally published in Prime Mincer 1.1 will appear in his new collection An End to All Things forthcoming from Atticus Books. We couldn’t be prouder.