The Rumpus College Book-Review Competition


The Rumpus is having a book review competition open to all undergraduate and graduate students.

First prize: $200 and publication in The Rumpus.

Second prize: $100 and publication in The Rumpus.

Third prize: Publication in The Rumpus.

There is no fee to enter. Book reviews must be at least 600 words (no longer than 1,500 words) and concern literary fiction, creative non-fiction, or memoir. The publication date of the book is irrelevant. The deadline to submit your review is June 1, 2009.

Please email book reviews to: [email protected].

Stephen Elliott is the author of eight books, including The Adderall Diaries. Visit for more information. More from this author →