The Writer’s 2020 Spring Short Story Contest


Tuesday, June 2, 2020


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Entry Fees

$25 for the first entry and $15 for each submission after that.


Grand prize: $1,000 and publication in The Writer magazine.

Other prizes: Our second-place winner will receive $500 and publication on our website,; our third-place winner will receive $250 and publication on as well.



Submit your best work of fiction in 2,000 words or less for your chance to win. Any genre or subject is fair game as long as your story is an original work of fiction under 2,000 words. Learn more at


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