Cloudbank Contest

The Cloudbank 18 Contest is closed for submissions at this time. Information on the Cloudbank 19 Contest will be posted in August 2024. Thanks to all who submitted to this year’s Contest.

A prize of $200 is awarded for one poem or flash fiction.

Reading fee is $15 and covers up to five poems/flash fiction pieces. Flash fiction should be no more than 500 words.

  • All writers who enter the contest receive a two-issue subscription to Cloudbank magazine. The subscription starts with the current issue, unless requested otherwise. Current subscribers receive a two-issue extension on their subscription.
  • Submissions without payment will be considered for publication but are not eligible for the prize (see Submissions).
  • Electronic and postal submissions are accepted. To submit electronically click here. Mail submissions to: Cloudbank Books, P.O. Box 610, Corvallis, OR 97339-0610. If submitting by mail, include a cover letter with contact information. Make check out to Cloudbank. Postal submissions will not be returned. A self-addressed, stamped envelope can be included for notification of the status of a mailed submission.
  • Submitted work may not have been published elsewhere, including online journals.
  • Simultaneous submissions are accepted. Please let us know if work is accepted elsewhere.
  • Two contributors’ copies are sent to writers whose work appears in the magazine.