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The Conium Review’s 2014 Innovative Short Fiction Contest

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Saturday, March 15, 2014


Entry Fees

$15 (includes free digital download of the issue)


$500 prize, publication in The Conium Review, five copies of the print issue, and one copy of the judge's latest book.


Submit one or more short stories up to 7,500 words.

Innovative short fiction should take risks that pay off. Don’t tell us a story we’ve already heard before. Show us something new with your subject, style, or characters. Make sure your writing has a “wow” factor.

This year’s contest judge is Manuel Gonzales, author of The Miniature Wife (Riverhead Books, 2013).

Contact Information

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