The Crucible poetry and fiction competition is open to all writers and is free to enter.
Submit fiction (up to 8,000 words) or poetry (should be limited to five poems).
Manuscripts will be accepted only through May 1 of each year.
The prizes are $150 for first and $100 for second in both categories. The winning entries will also be published in the autumn issue of Crucible published by the Barton College Department of English.