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Open Loft Contests

Summer Writing Contest | Deadline: April 15, 2015 (11:59 p.m.)

The Loft and Minnesota Premiere Publications (Southwest Journal, The Journal, and Minnesota Good Age) have teamed up to offer the Loft's Summer Writing Contest. Allison Wyss will judge the entries and one winner will receive a $150 Loft gift certificate, $100 in gift certificates to a local restaurant, and publication in the Southwest Journal, The Journal, and Minnesota Good Age.

Contest Details: Risk

In a poem of no more than 45 lines or prose of no more than 800 words, write something that includes someone or something taking a risk. 

About the Judge

Allison Wyss's stories have appeared in [PANK] Magazine, the Southeast Review, the Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review, Juked and elsewhere. She also teaches at the Loft and writes a column on craft for the Writers' Block.