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Our Darkest Hours


Tuesday, November 15, 2016


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Entry Fees

$25; $15 for each additional entry.


Grand prize: $1,000 and publication in our magazine. Our second-place winner will receive $500 and publication on our website,; our third-place winner will receive $250 and publication on as well.



Write a fictional short story using any nuance, definition, or understanding of the word “dark.” Word count: 2,000 words or less. For complete submission guidelines, visit

• The submission deadline is midnight eastern time on November 15th, 2016.

• The entry fee is $25 (including processing fees). All entries MUST be submitted through Submittable to be considered. We cannot accept mailed or emailed submissions.

• You may enter simultaneously submitted work.

• All submissions must be previously unpublished.

• International (non-US) writers are welcome to submit.

• Must be 18 years or older to enter.

Contact Information

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