Please see the specific guidelines for the category of art you are submitting to Hidden River Arts. You can refer to our website for additional information (www.hiddenriverarts.com) or email us if you have any questions at hiddenriverarts@gmail.com with subject line indicating in which category you are interested. Thanks so much for your interest in Hidden River Arts! We sincerely look forward to seeing your work.
Ends on January 15, 2018$25.00
$25.00
Hidden River announces the the inaugural Sandy Run Award for an unpublished novella. The winning manuscript will be published by Hidden River Press, an imprint of Hidden River Publishing, and will receive $1000. The deadline for all manuscript submissions is January 15, 2018.  Winner will be announced August 30, 2018 . Entry fee: $25 US.  This competition is open to international submissions for all writers in English.

All submissions must be between 17,500 and 4,0,000 words, and must include name, address, telephone number, email, website (if you have one), a brief biography, outline, full synopsis and full manuscript. Online submissions are to be uploaded to Submittable. Please note that, when submitting online, all materials must be combined into ONE document before uploading. Be sure to upload all required materials, including the synopsis BEFORE the manuscript, which should be uploaded last. 

Simultaneous submissions are accepted. We ask only that you contact us asap if you place the manuscript for publication elsewhere.

All awards are decided by Hidden River staff, and decisions are final.
Note: All submissions will be considered for regular publication by Hidden River Publishing.  

A prize of $1,000 will be given annually to the winners in each category of our Hidden River Review Trilogy Award: poetry, non-fiction and very short fiction.  Submit your previously unpublished work up to 25 pages of non-fiction (and a synopsis if submitting a book excerpt), up to 5 poems, or a work of short fiction between 300 to 3,000 words with a $17 entry fee by December 15, 2017.  Be sure to include a bio with your submission.
Ends on February 15, 2018$25.00
$25.00
Hidden River Arts offers  a prize of $1000 and publication in Hidden River Press, an imprint of Hidden River Publishing, for an unpublished booklength collection of poetry.  The editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a poetry manuscript of 75 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee by February 15 . 

Manuscripts should include a title page, table of contents, and when appropriate, an acknowledgments page. Manuscripts should be paginated and formatted in an easy-to-read font .  Please include a brief bio or something about yourself in your cover note on Submittable.  
Ends on October 15, 2017$25.00
$25.00
The Alcott Award
Book-length YA fiction (with strong female lead character(s)
Deadline: October 15   Announced May 31
Prize:  $1,000 and publication by Many Frog Press, an imprint of Hidden 
River Publishing


Hidden River announces the the inaugural Alcott Award for an unpublished book-length work of Young Adult fiction featuring at least one strong female lead character. The winning manuscript will be published by Many Frog Press, an imprint of Hidden River Publishing, and will receive $1000 plus ten copies of the book. The deadline for all manuscript submissions is October 15, 2017.  Winner will be announced May 31, 2018 . Entry fee: $25 US.  This competition is open to international submissions for all writers in English.

All submissions must include name, address, telephone number, email, website (if you have one), a brief biography, outline, full synopsis and full manuscript. Online submissions are strongly encouraged. Please note that, when submitting online, all materials must be combined into ONE document before uploading. Be sure to upload all required materials, including the synopsis BEFORE the manuscript, which should be uploaded last.

Simultaneous submissions are accepted. We ask only that you contact us asap if you place the manuscript for publication elsewhere.

All awards are decided by Hidden River staff, and decisions are final.

Note: All submissions will be considered for regular publication by Hidden River Publishing.  

Please be sure to BOOKMARK our blogsite at http://hiddenriverarts.wordpress.com for all announcements of semi-finalists, finalists and winners of this competition, and for other announcements of our programs and events.


Ends on September 30, 2017$25.00
$25.00

Hidden River announces the the inaugural Tuscarora Award for an unpublished book-length work of historical fiction. The winning manuscript will be published by Hidden River Press, an imprint of Hidden River Publishing, and will receive $1000 plus ten copies of the book. The deadline for all manuscript submissions is September 30, 2017.  Winner will be announced May 31, 2018 . Entry fee: $25 US.  This competition is open to international submissions for all writers in English.

All submissions must include name, address, telephone number, email, website (if you have one), a brief biography, outline, full synopsis and full manuscript. Online submissions are strongly encouraged. Please note that, when submitting online, all materials must be combined into ONE document before uploading. Be sure to upload all required materials, including the synopsis BEFORE the manuscript, which should be uploaded last.

Simultaneous submissions are accepted. We ask only that you contact us asap if you place the manuscript for publication elsewhere.

All awards are decided by Hidden River staff, and decisions are final.
Note: All submissions will be considered for regular publication by Hidden River Publishing.  

Please be sure to BOOKMARK our blogsite: http://hiddenriverarts.wordpress.com for all announcements of semi-finalists, finalists and winners of this competition, and for other announcements of our programs and events.


-Double-spaced, 10 to 12 point font.
-The author's name should not appear anywhere on the manuscript.
-Please have a cover page complete with name, address, telephone, email, and manuscript title.
-Please include a brief bio and resume.
-Novel excerpts should include a brief synopsis.
-No limit to the number of stories or excerpts you can submit, but each must be submitted separately.

See www.hiddenriverarts.com for full guidelines and submission instructions.
-Double-spaced, 10 to 12 point font.
-Please include a brief bio and resume.
Poetry for Hidden River Review - any style. Please submit no more than five poems at a time, along with a brief bio and resume, and contact information.
If you are submitting are for the Hidden River Review, please submit jpegs of your work, up to 10 images, along with your resume, bio and contact information, and a link to your website.

If you are near Philadelphia and would like to submit your work for our gallery, please include a resume, bio, link to your website and jpegs of the work you would like best to submit, up to 10 images.
$30.00
$30.00

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 30, 2017 

A unpublished book-length work of fiction - novel, short stories, novel-in-stories, no length in limit, by a woman writer, age 40 or older. Include a Synopsis of the entire book, an outline, and the complete manuscript. Also include a bio and resume, and a contact sheet including name, address, email, telephone, birthdate.  All must be included in ONE document.  Submittable does not permit multiple uploads.  Please note:  manuscripts that have been self-published are considered published, and are not eligible.  

See http://hiddenriverarts.wordpress.com  "Eludia Award" for full guidelines and information.

Open to any previous unpublished, unproduced full-length play. Submission must include a complete synopsis and character breakdown, without which the play will not be considered. Musicals will also be considered, and must also include the book, the music in audio format below, with a separate document of all music and lyrics. Please also include a bio, resume and contact information: name, address, telephone number, email and birthdate. (To be sure we are meeting our mission of reaching to all age groups.)
For full guidelines and submission information please see our website at
www.hiddenriverarts.com
If you are a musician and would like to submit to our online review, please forward a cover letter, bio, resume and link to your website. If the website has links to your music, then there is no need to forward separate audio files. If not, please forward in the format(s) listed below.

If you are a musician living in or near Philadelphia and would like to take part in one of our live events, please forward your website, links to your music, or attach audio files, and introduce yourself.

In all cases, be sure that you give us all your contact information: name, email address, telephone number, address, so that we can get back in touch with you!
Hidden River Publishing has several imprints: Hidden River Press, Sowilo Press, Defarge, and Many Frog. Please see complete information about our imprints at our website at www.hiddenriverpublishing.com to familiarize yourself with our categories. If you are interested in submitting a manuscript, please query us first at hiddenriverarts@gmail.com with a subject line specifying which press you are interested in submitting to, a synopsis of your manuscript and your contact information. Please do not send anything more until we contact you and request additional materials.

Do NOT send a manuscript to this submission service.