Enizagam is a literary journal featuring poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and interviews by writers from all over the world. 

Our content is comprised of submissions from writers living in the U.S. and beyond, as well as the winning and finalist entries of our annual contest: the Enizagam Literary Awards in Poetry and Fiction. Enizagam holds First North American Serial Rights. We accept general submissions of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction year-round, with no fee. Give it your best shot—send us your best work. See General Submissions for guidelines.


ENIZAGAM's 2018 LITERARY AWARDS IN POETRY & FICTION

We are thrilled to announce the opening of contest submissions for the 12th issue of Enizagam!

Our poetry judge for this volume is Jesse Nathan, poetry editor at McSweeney's and author of Cloud 9 and Dinner. Nathan has been published in Adbusters, the San Francisco Chronicle, Tin House, Poetry International, McSweeney’s, The Believer, and others.

This year's fiction judge is Rachel Khong, former executive editor of Lucky Peach magazine. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Joyland, American Short Fiction, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Believer, and California Sunday. Khong recently released GOODBYE, VITAMIN, her first novel.
Ends on March 23, 2018$20.00
$20.00
Fiction submissions should consist of one short story up to 4,000 words long. Entries may be in any literary style, and address any subject, as long as they hook the reader by the eyes and do not let go. We do not publish novel excerpts. Submissions should include a brief cover letter including the author's name. Please expect a response within 4 weeks of the deadline. Winner will receive $1000 and will be nominated for the annual Pushcart Prize.

Fiction Judge: Rachel Khong (Goodbye Vitamin) 
Ends on March 23, 2018$20.00
$20.00
Poetry submissions may be up to ten pages long, with no more than one poem per page. Entries may be in any poetic form (including free verse), and address any subject, as long as they hook the reader by the eyes and do not let go. Submissions should include a brief cover letter including the author's name. Please expect a response within 4 weeks of the deadline. Winner will receive $1000 and will be nominated for the annual Pushcart Prize.

Poetry Judge: Jesse Nathan (Cloud 9, Dinner)
Ends on March 24, 2018
Enizagam accepts general non-contest submissions of Poetry (up to 4 pages), Fiction (up to 4,000 words), Non Fiction (up to 4,000 words), and cross/multi-genre work for each issue between September-March. Please note that we do not accept erotica or work that is overtly sexually explicit. Send us your best work—we're waiting. Please expect to hear back within 1-3 months. Please include your submission's category in your title.