The 21st Annual Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition seeks entries of short fiction up to 1,500 words.
DEADLINE: November 16, 2020 (early bird); December 14, 2020 (final).
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all writers except for Writer’s Digest authors, editors, columnists, and instructors.
FEE: $25 (early bird); $30 (final).
PRIZE: 1st place: $3,000 cash, publication, paid trip to the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference; 2nd–10th place: $100–1,500, publication.
WHAT TO ENTER: Short fiction up to 1,500 words.
HOW TO ENTER: Via Submittable.
DEADLINE: August 31, 2020
FEE: $6 per entry.
PRIZE: 1st place: $1,000; 2nd place: $100; honorable mention: $25. All finalists will be published in the October 2020 issue of Gemini.
WHAT TO ENTER: Previously unpublished flash fiction up to 1,000 words in length. All styles, subjects, and genres accepted. Multiple entries allowed.
HOW TO ENTER: Via email or by post. See website for complete guidelines.