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$22.00 USD

You may submit one essay/memoir per submission. Prose should be typed, double-spaced, and be no longer than 20 pages.

Submissions for this contest are blind. Please exclude your contact information from your actual submission--including name, email address, and mailing address.

$1,500 Prize and publication in New Ohio Review 28.

Pieces that are not selected will still be considered for publication.

Entry fee comes with 1-year subscription (issues 29 and 30).

Ira Sukrungruang bio (from Kenyon.edu)

Ira Sukrungruang is the author of three nonfiction books Buddha’s Dog & other Meditations; Southside Buddhist; and Talk Thai: The Adventures of Buddhist Boy, as well as the short story collection The Melting Season and the poetry collection In Thailand It Is Night. He is the recipient of the 2015 American Book Award, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Nonfiction Literature, an Arts and Letters Fellowship and the Emerging Writer Fellowship. His work has appeared in many literary journals, including Post Road, The Sun and Creative Nonfiction. He is the president of Sweet: A Literary Confection, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, and is honored to be the Richard L. Thomas Professor of Creative Writing at Kenyon College.

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