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Puerto del Sol is currently upgrading its submission manager to Submittable. Soon, all submissions will be processed through Submittable. 

General submissions are open from January 1–March 1 and from September 1–December 1. Please click here to log in to our regular submission manager.

This year's Fiction and Poetry Contests will be open from March 15 to April 30. The contests will go live on March 15. To submit, please click here:

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2015 Fiction Contest

Puerto del Sol is excited to announce our 2015 Fiction Contest. 

This year’s judge is Melanie Rae Thon, acclaimed author of four novels, three short story collections, and winner of three Pushcart Prizes and an O. Henry Award, among other honors. 

The entry fee is $15, and includes a one­year subscription to Puerto del Sol. Fiction submissions are limited to one piece of no more than 10,000 words per entry. First place will receive publication in on Puerto del Sol and $400. Second place will receive $100, and third place will receive $50. All submissions will be considered for publication. Multiple submissions are permitted, with a fee of $15 for each additional submission. 

The contest will be open from March 15th, 2015 to April 30th, 2015. 

Contest winners will be announced June 1st. 

Please e­mail us at puertodelsoljournal@gmail.com with any technical questions or other concerns. 

Each submission should use standard manuscript formatting. However, names and contact information should not be included in the submission. Students or faculty who have attended or taught at New Mexico State University within the last five years are not eligible, and neither are close friends or former students of the judges. 

 

2015 Poetry Contest

Puerto del Sol is excited to announce our 2015 Poetry Contest. 

This year’s judge is J. Michael Martinez, esteemed poet and author of Heredities (2009), for which he was awarded the Walt Whitman Prize from the Academy of American Poets. 

Poetry submissions are limited to three poems of no more than two pages per entry. 

First place will receive publication in on Puerto del Sol and $400. Second place will receive $100, and third place will receive $50. All submissions will be considered for publication. Multiple submissions are permitted, with a fee of $15 for each additional submission. 

The contest will be open from March 15th, 2015 to April 30th, 2015. Contest winners will be announced June 1st. 

Please e­mail us at puertodelsoljournal@gmail.com with any technical questions or other concerns. 

Each submission should use standard manuscript formatting. However, names and contact information should not be included in the submission. Students or faculty who have attended or taught at New Mexico State University within the last five years are not eligible, and neither are close friends or former students of the judges.


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