Our 2019 fall short story contest is here!

Submit your best fictional work by Dec. 2nd for your chance to win.

We’re on the hunt for the best short fiction.

Submit your best fictional work in 2,000 words or less to our annual fall short story contest and you could win $1,000 and publication in our magazine! Any genre is fair game as long as it’s a work of fiction – no essays, memoir chapters, or poetry, please. 

Need some inspiration before you submit? Take a look at our vast collection of writing prompts, or dive into our fiction-writing archives to read expert tips from the pros.

You can also read these past short story winners to see examples of fiction that’s wowed us in the past:

Don’t wait too long to submit, however: The deadline for this contest is December 2nd. 

Submit now!