We are currently accepting contest entries in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction.

For contest guidelines, please visit our website.

Manuscripts must include a cover letter listing your name, address, email address and/or telephone number, and the title of each work. Paste the text of the cover letter into Submittable; do not include it as part of your uploaded document.

Your name should not appear anywhere in the manuscript file or filename.

Please double-space.

For more information on the contest and contest judges: https://iowareview.org/rules

For those who cannot access Submittable due to disability, please email iowa-review@uiowa.edu or call 319-335-0462.

Use this category if you'd like to enter a fiction manuscript in the Iowa Review Awards contest and purchase a one-year subscription at the contest discount rate ($10). 

Manuscripts must include a cover letter listing your name, address, email address and/or telephone number, and the title of each work. Paste the text of the cover letter into Submittable; do not include it as part of your uploaded document.

Your name should not appear anywhere in the manuscript file or filename.

Please double-space.

For more information on the contest and contest judges: https://iowareview.org/rules

For those who cannot access Submittable due to disability, please email iowa-review@uiowa.edu or call 319-335-0462.

Manuscripts must include a cover letter listing your name, address, email address and/or telephone number, and the title of each work. Paste the text of the cover letter into Submittable; do not include it as part of your uploaded document.

Your name should not appear anywhere in the manuscript file or filename. 

For more information on the contest and contest judges: https://iowareview.org/rules

For those who cannot access Submittable due to disability, please email iowa-review@uiowa.edu or call 319-335-0462.

Use this category if you'd like to enter a poetry manuscript in the Iowa Review Awards contest and purchase a one-year subscription at the contest discount rate ($10).

Manuscripts must include a cover letter listing your name, address, email address and/or telephone number, and the title of each work. Paste the text of the cover letter into Submittable; do not include it as part of your uploaded document.

Your name should not appear anywhere in the manuscript file or filename.

For more information on the contest and contest judges: https://iowareview.org/rules

For those who cannot access Submittable due to disability, please email iowa-review@uiowa.edu or call 319-335-0462.

Manuscripts must include a cover letter listing your name, address, email address and/or telephone number, and the title of each work. Paste the text of the cover letter into Submittable; do not include it as part of your uploaded document.

Your name should not appear anywhere in the manuscript file or filename.

Please double-space.

For more information on the contest and contest judges: https://iowareview.org/rules

For those who cannot access Submittable due to disability, please email iowa-review@uiowa.edu or call 319-335-0462.

Use this category if you'd like to enter a nonfiction manuscript in the Iowa Review Awards contest and purchase a one-year subscription at the contest discount rate ($10). 

Manuscripts must include a cover letter listing your name, address, email address and/or telephone number, and the title of each work. Paste the text of the cover letter into Submittable; do not include it as part of your uploaded document.

Your name should not appear anywhere in the manuscript file or filename.

Please double-space.

For more information on the contest and contest judges: https://iowareview.org/rules

For those who cannot access Submittable due to disability, please email iowa-review@uiowa.edu or call 319-335-0462.

The Iowa Review