Hot Tin Roof

Jun 30th 12:00 am - 12:00 am


Submit by June 30 to get published in fall 2017.

Hot Tin Roof is a program to showcase current literary work produced in the Iowa City/Cedar Rapids metro area. Each month, a selected piece under 1,000 words is published in Little Village,  and the author receives a $100 honorarium.

Deadlines: June 30, 2017.

Limits: Any genre, 1,000 words maximum.

Entrants: The series is designed to highlight new work produced in Iowa City/Cedar Rapids metro area, so entrants must live or work in the area at the time of submission. Please include your current address with your submission.  The published series will draw from entries submitted in the general call (Deadlines June 30, 2017 and December 31, 2017), and from invited submissions directly requested by the editors.

Format: Submit your work to  Please attach your work as a word Document, PDF, or Rich Text file.  Your name and contact information will be removed from your entry and it will judged anonymously.

Response Time: 2-6 months for all submissions.

Publication: Five pieces will be published in monthly installments, August through December.  December 31 will bring another deadline, and a new season of honorees to be published February through December.

Honorarium: $100

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