Our 2014 contest is now open. Visit our “Submissions” page for information on how to submit in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Judges are Eula Biss in nonfiction, Frank X. Walker in poetry, and Manuel Muñoz in fiction. Winners will receive $200 and will be published in Issue #4. We look forward to reading your work!

 

We are now closed for general submissions.

 

Our second annual contest has closed, and we’d like to thank everyone who participated. A special thanks, again, to our guest judges, Lyn Hejinian, Dinty W. Moore, and Kevin Moffett, who donated their time and attention to Beecher’s entrants. And, of course, congratulations to the winners!

POETRY

FIRST PLACE:

Anne Royston
Imprimer Imprimer

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NONFICTION

FIRST PLACE:

Heather Frese
Barrier Island

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FICTION

FIRST PLACE:

Christopher Lowe
Uncle Frank

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The second issue of Beecher’s magazine is still available for purchase. Click the BUY NOW tab above to order Beecher’s 2.  Issue 3 is coming soon. Stay tuned for more information.

A UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS & BEECHER’S READING AT AWP

Beecher’s held a reading on Saturday, March 9 at 4:30 on the Patricia Olson Bookfair Stage (Exhibit Hall A, Plaza Level) in the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Sponsored by the University of Kansas and Beecher’s,  the graduate journal out of KU, this multi-genre reading featured writers affiliated with KU, published in Beecher’s, or with connections to the state of Kansas. This reading celebrated the rich literary community across Kansas and beyond. Our featured readers were Jenny Gropp Hess, Louise Krug, Abayo Animashaun, and Deb Olin Unferth.

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2012 Contest winners

Our first, annual contest has closed, and we’d like to thank everyone who participated.  . A special thanks, again, to our guest judges, Deb Olin Unferth and Adam Robinson, who donated their time and attention to Beecher’s entrants. And, of course, congratulations to the winners!

POETRY

First Place:

Chris Garrecht-Williams
Dear, and Anxiety of Chances

Runner-Up:

D. Gilson
Gnostic Gospel, Soon We’ll Bury All Our Dead, and Call and Response

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FICTION

First Place:

Josie Sigler
Sharks

Runner-Up:

Andrew Bales
I am the Sea Captain, I am Lance Armstrong, I am Tonya Harding

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