Snarl’s First Poetry & Prose Contests

We are delighted to announce that Snarl will host our very first Prose and Poetry Contests starting December 1st, 2021. Submissions will close on January 31st, 2022. Any writer residing in the US and who identifies as marginalized, whether due to their economic status, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, incarceration or immigrant status, or other oppressed group, is eligible for this contest.

For our full submission guidelines, please visit our Prose & Poetry Contests page.

Jason Baltazar, 2022 Snarl Prose Judge

Jason Baltazar is a proud Salvadoran American originally from the Appalachian corner of Maryland. He is currently finishing a PhD focused on speculative fiction and postcolonial studies. His work has or will appear in Boston Review, Wrongdoing Magazine, Occulum, and other venues. For more info, check out his website:

Diane Glancy, 2022 Snarl Poetry Judge

Diane Glancy is professor emerita at Macalester College. Currently, she teaches creative nonfiction in the low-residency MFA program at Carlow University in Pittsburgh. She also teaches Experimental Prose and Poetry at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Glancy’s latest books, Island of the Innocent: A Consideration of the Book of Job, and A Line of Driftwood, the Ada Blackjack Story, were published by Turtle Point Press in 2020 and 2021. A new book of nonfiction, Home Is the Road, Driving the Land, Shaping the Spirit, is forthcoming in 2022 from Broadleaf Books, Fortress Press. Glancy’s other books and awards are on her website:

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