Posts Tagged ‘short fiction’

The 2013 Kenyon Review Short Fiction Contest

February 13, 2013

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The 2013 Kenyon Review Short Fiction Contest

Submissions Accepted From February 1st-28th!

The contest is open to all writers who have not yet published a book of fiction. Submissions must be 1200 words or fewer. There is no entry fee.

The Kenyon Review will publish the winning short story in the Winter 2014 issue, and the author will be awarded a scholarship to attend the 2013 Writers Workshop, June 15th-22nd, in Gambier, Ohio. Additional info on the Writers Workshop is available here.

Katharine Weber, critically-acclaimed author of five novels, including Triangle and True Confections, will be the final judge.

Click here for the submission guidelines.

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The Hudson Prize – Early Bird Special

February 22, 2012

Now is a great time to enter your manuscript in The Hudson Prize! Now through the end of the month, save $10 off your submishmash submission (full rate $25, early bird rate $15).

THE GIVING OF PEARS by Abayomi Animashaun, 2008 Hudson Prize Winner

Each year Black Lawrence Press will award The Hudson Prize for an unpublished collection of poems or short stories.

The winner of this contest will receive book publication, a $1,000 cash award, and ten copies of the book. Prizes awarded on publication. Past winners include Jo Neace Krause, (fiction) Daniel Chacón, (fiction) Abayomi Animashaun, (poetry), Patrick Michael Finn (fiction), Sarah Suzor (poetry), and B. C. Edwards (fiction). 

Entry Period:

February 1 – March 31 

Submission Fee:

Early bird rate $15; Full submission rate $25 

How to Enter:

Visit http://blacklawrence.homestead.com/hudson.html for contest details and submission instructions.

call for subs: Kenyon Review Short Fiction

February 8, 2012

Here’s another great opportunity for students and grads…

The Kenyon Review is now accepting submissions for the fifth annual Kenyon Review Short Fiction Contest through February 29, 2012. The contest is open to all writers who have not yet published a book of fiction. Submissions must be 1,200 words or less to qualify for the contest. Nancy Zafris, former KR Fiction Editor and currently editor of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction book series, will be the final judge.

Find the full contest guidelines and read the previous winners’ pieces here.