University of Iowa's magazine writing contest

posted Apr 7, 2012, 1:51 PM by Michael Wood   [ updated Apr 7, 2012, 1:51 PM ]
The Iowa Review

Dear Veterans' Writing Group of San Diego County,

I'm writing from The University of Iowa's literary magazine, The Iowa Review. We have just established a writing contest called The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans, thanks to a gift from the family of Vietnam veteran and writer Jeff Sharlet. Would you be able to announce this opportunity to the participants in your writing group?  We'd be very appreciative if you could pass along the following information:  

The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans This new contest is open to U.S. military veterans and active duty personnel writing in any genre.The winner will receive $1,000 and publication in an upcoming issue of The Iowa Review literary magazine.The final judge is Robert Olen Butler. 
Deadline: June 15, 2012 
Entry fee: $15For online submission guidelines, please visit For paper submission guidelines (and more information), visit Please e-mail with any questions.
Thank you very much!
The Iowa Review
The University of Iowa