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The Adroit Prizes for Poetry and Prose

A project of The Adroit Journal (see other related projects).

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The Adroit Prizes for Poetry and Prose are awarded to students of secondary or undergraduate status whose written work "inspires the masses to believe beyond feeling the work. " In other words, we strive to receive the absolute best work from emerging young writers in high school and college, and the best of the best will receive these two lovely awards.

Fees Notice: This project charges fees (or requires purchases) for all submissions. The fee is USD $15.
Limited Demographic: Submissions are restricted to secondary school and undergraduate students.
Want more insight into the affiliated editors' preferences? Read our interview with the editor(s) of The Adroit Journal.

Country of Publication

United States

Publication Medium & Contest Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationAwarded 1 x per year.

Fiction Temp Closed

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience.

Genres:
General General
Lengths:
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words; Up to 3 pieces.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 3,500 words; Unknown number of pieces.
Styles:

Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics.

Winner's Prize:

Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment. Details: USD $200.

Submissions:

Method: Submittable submission manager.
Reprints: Reprints are NOT allowed.
Simultaneous submissions: Simultaneous submissions are allowed.
Multiple entries: Multiple entries are allowed.
Media: Text.


Nonfiction Temp Closed

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience.

Lengths:
Essay EssayUp to 3,500 words; Unknown number of pieces.
Narrative Nonfiction Narrative NonfictionUp to 3,500 words; Unknown number of pieces.
Styles:

Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics.

Winner's Prize:

Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment. Details: USD $200.

Submissions:

Method: Submittable submission manager.
Reprints: Reprints are NOT allowed.
Simultaneous submissions: Simultaneous submissions are allowed.
Multiple entries: Multiple entries are allowed.
Media: Text.


Poetry Temp Closed

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience.

Genres:
General General
Lengths:
Poem PoemNo line limits known; Up to 6 pieces.
Poetry Forms:

Open to all/most Forms.

Styles:

Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics.

Winner's Prize:

Professional payment (US$50 or more per poem) Professional payment. Details: USD $200.

Submissions:

Method: Submittable submission manager.
Reprints: Reprints are NOT allowed.
Simultaneous submissions: Simultaneous submissions are allowed.
Multiple entries: Multiple entries are allowed.
Media: Text.


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The Adroit Prizes for Poetry and Prose Submission Statistics — Free Preview!

The statistics in this section are compiled from submission reports sent to us through our submission tracker. They are not provided by the publication's editors/staff or by Duotrope's admins. Information in this section is updated a few times per day. Learn more about the statistics.
AccuracyWe have received 1 report within the past 12 months, not including pending responses (see below). The more responses reported, the more accurate the information.
Pending2 responses are pending (54 min | 57.0 mean avg | 57.0 median | 60 max days waiting | 4.2 std dev) from 2 different members This only includes pending reports from users who have been active on Duotrope within the past 30 days

Other Information

The most common submission fee paid: USD $15.00.
Most recent response reported was received on 15 Oct 2023.
Responses have been received for submissions sent as recently as 01 May 2023.

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The Adroit Journal
Anthony Veasna So Scholarship Charges fees for all submissions
Gregory Djanikian Scholars Program Charges fees for all submissions

Dates

Last Updated: 07 Jun 2024
Last Audited: 16 Apr 2024. (We audit each active listing twice a year. Learn more at link.)
Date Added: 19 Nov 2012

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