Grand Prize: $3000 + Online Publication
Second Place: $300 + Online Publication
Third Place: $200 + Online Publication
Welcome to our Winter Short Story Award, a prize that recognizes the best fiction from today’s emerging writers. The winning story will be awarded $3000 and publication online. Second and third place stories will be awarded publication and $300 and $200 respectively. This contest is guest judged by the acclaimed Aimee Bender, and all winning stories and any notable Honorable Mentions will receive agency review by the following: Nat Sobel from Sobel Weber, Victoria Cappello from The Bent Agency, Andrea Morrison from Writers House, Mark Gottlieb from Trident Media, and Sarah Fuentes from Fletcher & Company. We want you to succeed, and we want your writing to be read. It’s been our mission to support emerging writers since day one.