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There are presently no open calls for submissions.

CLARIFICATION: Entries will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016.

The Nelson Algren Literary Awards starts at 10:01 p.m. (CT) on Dec. 1, 2015, and ends at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. By June 1st, 2016, a panel of judges will select 10 winners (one grand prize winner, four finalists and five runners up)

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If you are submitting two entries, please submit each entry separately. NOTE: Only 2 entries are allowed per person. 

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