Seeks previously unpublished, original short stories between 5,000 and 15,000 words for its 10th annual contest. Must be a high literary quality, standalone story.
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Established in 2001, this contest awards an original short story under 25 pages. Open to all writers and themes. No email or digital submissions accepted.
Send unpublished shorts, up to 2,000 words. All styles welcome.
“Write about a difficult experience in your life, how you overcame this obstacle, and how you were changed by it.” Hosted by the Writer’s Workshop … Read More “Hard Times Writing Contest”
Open to writers who have published a book-length collection of fiction or at least three short stories or novellas in commercial magazines or literary journals. … Read More “Drue Heinz Literature Prize”