General Submissions

General submissions are OPEN until Wed., Feb. 20th. EXTENDED: Poetry submissions are open until Wed., March 6th.

Breakout 8 Writers Prize

The Breakout 8 Writers Prize, sponsored by Epiphany and The Authors Guild, seeks to recognize outstanding emerging literary voices and bring visibility to the writers of our future by honoring eight student authors.

Submissions are open to graduate and undergraduate students. For the inaugural prize, winners received publication in Epiphany’s Breakout 8 special issue; a $250 cash prize; a year-long mentorship with Epiphany editor-in-chief Tracy O'Neill; a complimentary one-year student membership to the Authors Guild, including free access to seminars, webinars, and the writers’ resource library; a featured interview published on the Epiphany website, in the Authors Guild Bulletin, and on the Authors Guild website; a one-year subscription to Epiphany; and a short manuscript review.

Submissions for the 2019 Breakout 8 Writers Prize are not yet open