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Press 53 Award for Short Fiction


Saturday, December 31, 2016


Entry Fees



$1,000 plus publication.


The Press 53 Award for Short Fiction is given annually to an outstanding, unpublished short fiction collection and is open to writers at all stages of their careers. Manuscripts should be between 100 and 250 pages, standard font, double spaced with numbered pages. Submit by mail or through Submittable. Winning manuscript and writer announced no later than May 1. Publication in October. Kevin Morgan Watson, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief is the judge.

Contact Information

Press 53
560 N. Trade St., Ste 103
Winston-Salem, NC 27101


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