Contests, Grants, and Residencies Thomas Morton Memorial Prize in Literary Excellence August 29, 2016 Share on Twitter (opens in a new tab) on Facebook (opens in a new tab) on Linkedin (opens in a new tab) via email The Puritan is seeking submissions for the Thomas Morton Memorial Prize in Literary Excellence, which is awarded to the best poetry and best fiction submission. Each winner will receive $1,000, publication in the Puritan, and a prize pack of books. For fiction, no works over 7,500 words or under 1,000 words will be accepted. For poetry, each submission can include up to 4 poems, or up to 4 pages. Multiple entries in either genre are welcome. Entry fee: $15 Deadline: September 30, 2016 For more information, please visit the website.