|Final Week to Enter.
This year’s 30 Below is open to all young poets, fiction and nonfiction writers, photographers, graphic artists, filmmakers, and performers between eighteen and thirty years old.
||Ten finalists receive $100 each.
See the Guidelines. Read prior winners.
All entries will be considered for publication.
We're looking for poems, short stories, short shorts, essays, memoirs, photo essays, audio and video stories, graphic stories, all forms of literary nonfiction, and excerpts from longer works of both fiction and nonfiction.
Once each year we call especially on young writers and artists, and we hope to share your best work with our audience of more than 140,000 readers.
We are committed to paying our authors, to providing excellent editorial support, and to encouraging a wide audience for good writing.