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Wednesday, August 31, 2016


Entry Fees

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


Grand prize: $1,000 and publication in our 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.


School may be out for the summer, but The Writer is still looking to learn a thing or two. Our latest short story contest is about education in all forms: life lessons, coming-of-age lessons, lessons learned the hard way. Whether your character is steeped in academia or getting educated at the School of Hard Knocks, we want to see them at the brink of change – and about to learn a lesson they’ll never forget.

Submit your 2,000-word short story by August 31 for a chance to win.

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