2014 Poetry & Prose Contest Winners… Special online edition 12.3

Hello to all our beloved Glass Mountaineers! The results are in, writers have been notified, and now we present you the winners of our 2014 Poetry & Prose Contest, judged by Tony Hoagland and Antonya Nelson. Congrats to Tom Boswell for his winning poem, “After reading the first poem in the literary journal, I stop to contemplate life and death,” and to Katie Laitkep for her winning short story, “tunnel Vision.” Congrats also to our honorable mentions, who are also printed in issue 12.3.


As always SUBMIT! (https://glassmountain.submittable.com/submit). The deadline for our next online publication is March 1st, so get submitting now.


We also have some readings coming up, so more news to follow up soon!


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Happy New Year! Let’s celebrate with Issue #12.2!

Happy New Year to all our gorgeous followers and stalkers! We hope you had as phenomenal a time celebrating the morphing of 2013–>14 as we had culling and cajoling this tidbit of literary lusciousness.


Please, as always, SUBMIT!!! (https://glassmountain.submittable.com/submit) Our deadlines lovingly roll from fall to spring, so we’re always reading (unless it’s summer).


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Boldface Write-A-Thon!

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Please join us for the 2013

Boldface Write-a-Thon!

November 9, 2013, 9:00-5:00

UH Writing Center Room 238

Come for as long or as little as you’d like!

Work on current writing projects!

Earn money by doing what you do best!


Short form contests—limerick, haiku, nano-fiction—with prizes!

Kindle HD Fire for the highest earner!!

Kindle HD Fire drawing for everyone who brings in more than $150!!!

More awards and drawings!!!!

Best of all: free breakfast and lunch!!!!!

Click here for more details!



  • Boldface is the summer creative writing conference for undergraduates and other emerging writers
  • Boldface and the Write-a-thon are sponsored by Glass Mountain, the undergraduate literary journal at UH
  • All proceeds from the Write-a-thon will subsidize Boldface 2014: May 19-23, 2014
  • Participants in the Write-a-thon should secure at least one sponsor
  • Sponsors may pay by check or credit card (online); donations to UH are fully tax-deductible
  • Questions may be directed to us at glassmountaineditors@gmail.com

Robertson Prize 2013 Submissions Are Now Open!

Attention Boldface 2013 writers:


The Robertson Prize is a contest open only to attendees of the Boldface Conference. Please submit a revised story, poem(s), or piece of creative nonfiction. We offer a $100 prize for Poetry and Prose, and all submissions will be considered for publication in Glass Mountain.


The deadline to submit for the Robertson Prize is September 1st! Follow the link for more details. Remember, Boldface 2013 participants only. We look forward to reading your work. Good Luck!