Deadline: March 1, 2019
Entry: via Gotham Writers; $25 fee
Prize: $1000, publication on Electric Lit, and a 10-week course with Gotham Writers. The winning story will also be performed and recorded live at Symphony Space.
- Entries should be 750 words or less.
- Stories can be on any theme.
- There is a fee of $25 to enter.
- Submissions must be entered by 11:59 PM EST on March 1, 2019.
- Writers of all ages and nationalities are eligible.
- The story must have a title.
- We do not accept work that has been previously published in print, online, or any other medium.
- We do not accept works in translation.
- Once entered, we do not accept revisions for any stories. Your $25 is nonrefundable.
- You may enter as many stories as you like, but a $25 fee is required for each story.
- We no longer accept mailed, paper submissions. Stories received in the mail will be returned unread with your uncashed check. If you have problems with the online form or are unable to submit online for some extenuating circumstance, please contact Selected Shorts directly at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will make sure your work reaches us.
- The winner will be announced in May 2019.