Nowhere Magazine is a journal of literary travel writing, photography and art.

$1,000 Spring Travel Writing Contest

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We are looking for young, old, novice and veteran voices with a powerful sense of place in their writing. The winner will be awarded $1,000 and published in an upcoming issue of Nowhere. The top 10 stories will be announced on the website and published on Outside Magazine Executive Editor, Sam Moulton, will judge.

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Vanishing tribes in Saudi Arabia, the Land of Oz in North Carolina, lost in Myanmar, fictional anthropology and much, much more…

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