Submit one fiction or nonfiction submission, max 7,000 words, or up to three poems. Judged by Richard Siken (poetry), Lily Hoang (fiction/prose) and Kiese Laymon (nonfiction).
Submit original fiction or nonfiction of up to 6,000 words or submit 3-5 poems or one long poem of at least five pages. The theme is TBD. Submit online only.
Submit a novella up to 50,000 words or a 200-page manuscript of short stories. Any topic will be considered. Previously published work is also admissible.
Entries must be previously unpublished and fiction entries should be no longer than 25 typed, double-spaced pages. Poetry entries can include any number of poems up to 10 pages. Submit via Submittable or regular mail.
Submit a previously unpublished collection of short stories of at least 150 words. Manuscripts that have been published in periodicals are not eligible. Authors cannot have a published book of fiction. Submit by regular mail only.
Open to pieces of prose poetry, flash fiction and micro-essays of 500 words or fewer. Judged by Amy Hempel. Submit by online submission manager or regular mail.
Open only to writers whose fiction has not appeared, nor is scheduled to appear, in any print publication with a circulation over 5,000. Entries must not have appeared in any print publication. Max 12,000 words. Held quarterly. Submit using online submission manager.
Awarded annually to the best unpublished short fiction on any theme up to 5,000 words in English. All U.S. entrants receive a complimentary copy of the spring prize issue. Submit by regular mail or online submission manager.
Submit up to two pieces of flash fiction, 750 words or fewer, using online submission manager. Winners published in the fall issue.
Annual fiction contest for previously unpublished short stories up to 5,000 words. 2014 contest judge is Kiran Desai. Submit using online submission manager or via regular mail.