Selected Shorts Short Story Prize

Selected Shorts 2019 Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize

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.

Guidelines:

  • 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 shorts@symphonyspace.org and we will make sure your work reaches us.
  • The winner will be announced in May 2019.

Kenyon Review Short Fiction Contest

Kenyon Review Short Fiction Contest

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Entry: via Submittable; $24 fee includes year’s subscription to the Kenyon Review

Eligibility: Open to all writers who have not yet published a book of fiction.

Prize: The Kenyon Review will publish the winning short story in the Jan/Feb 2020 issue, and the author will be awarded a scholarship to attend the 2019 Writers Workshop in Gambier, Ohio.

Guidelines:

  • Stories must be no more than 1,200 words in length.
  • One submission per entrant.
  • Please do not simultaneously submit your contest entry to another magazine or contest.
  • Please do not submit work that has been previously published.
  • All entries will be read blind. Before you submit, please remove your name and any other identifying information from your manuscript.

The final judge will be Mia Alvar.

Black Warrior Review 2018 Contest

Black Warrior Review 2018 ContestDeadline: September 1, 2018

Prize: $1000 and publication for fiction, poetry, and nonfiction; $500 and publication for flash

Entry: Submittable only; $20 fee for fiction, poetry, and nonfiction (one-year subscription included); $8 fee for flash

Eligibility:

  • Students, faculty, staff, and administrators currently affiliated with the University of Alabama are ineligible for consideration or publication.
  • Intimate friends, relatives, colleagues, and former or current students of the judges are ineligible to submit in that category.
  • Previous winners should wait three years after their winning entry is published before entering again.

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Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers

Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers

Deadline: June 30, 2018
Prize: $2,500, publication in Glimmer Train, 10 copies
Entry: $18 fee, Submittable
Eligibility: Emerging writers whose fiction has not appeared in any print publication with a circulation over 5,000.

Short Story Award Guidelines:

  • This category is exclusively open to writers whose fiction has not appeared, nor is scheduled to appear, in any print publication with a circulation over 5000. (Entries must not have appeared in any print publication.)
  • Most entries run from 800 – 4000 words, but any lengths up to 12,000 words are welcome.
  • Winners will be contacted directly the week before the public announcement in our bulletins on September 1, 2018.

 

The Los Angeles Review Literary Awards

The Los Angeles Review Literary Awards

Summer 2018 LAR Literary Awards

Deadline: June 30, 2018
Prize: $1000 and publication online and in the best-of annual print edition of The Los Angeles Review, issue no. 24, spring 2019
Entry: via Submittable; $20 USD
Submission Guidelines: losangelesreview.org/awards/
Questions: editor@losangelesreview.org

Douglas Manuel will judge in poetry, Doug Lawson will judge in fiction, Ron Koertge will judge in flash fiction, and Sarah Cannon will judge in nonfiction.

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Crazyhorse Literary Prizes

crazyhorse literary prizesCrazyhorse Literary Prizes

Entry Fee: $20
Website: http://crazyhorse.cofc.edu

Crazyhorse Literary Prizes offer three awards of $2,000 each and publication in Crazyhorse. Prizes are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Ada Limón will judge in poetry, Justin Torres will judge in fiction, and Robin Hemley will judge in nonfiction. Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems or a story or essay of up to 25 pages with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Crazyhorse, during the month of January. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Crazyhorse, Literary Prizes, College of Charleston, English Department, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424.

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers

SHORT STORY AWARD FOR NEW WRITERS