Ends on August 31, 2017

$12.00 USD

Hippocampus Magazine is giving away more than $1,200 in cash and prizes this November. DEADLINE: August 31, 2017.

--Memoir excerpts and personal essays accepted -- there is no theme.
--Word count 4,000 words max.
--Submission MUST be free of your name in headers/footers, title page and file name.
--Enter between April 1 and August 31, 2017
--$12 entry fee (supports prizes; $10.63 goes to Hippocampus after Submittable fee)

--The Hippocampus reader panel will select five to six finalists from all submitted essays and memoir excerpts.

--A panel of guest judges (to be announced) will select the winners from these five finalists.

--Winning stories will be published in the November 2017 issue of Hippocampus Magazine.

--During the month of November, the Most Memorable contest will double as The Remember in November Reader’s Choice prize—the readers of Hippocampus will also have a chance to make their case for which of the five finalists should win!


  • $1,000 grand prize (1) + free registration to HippoCamp 2017
  • $150 runner-up (1)
  • $25 honorable mention (3-4)
  • $25 reader’s choice winner (doubles as the most memorable designation of the month)

Full contest details are available on our website.

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