Items Tagged With short stories

Fiction Award

Fiction Award

A prize of $1,150 and publication by Leapfrog Press is given annually for a short story collection, a novel, or a novella. Mark Brazaitis and the editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 22,000 words with a $30 entry fee by May 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Fiction Award

Fiction Award

A prize of $1,000 and publication in the Ledge is given annually for a short story. Submit a story of up to 7,500 words with a $15 entry fee ($7 for each additional story) by February 28. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Fiction Contest

Fiction Contest

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Roanoke Review is given annually for a short story. The editors will judge. Submit a story of up to 5,000 words with a $15 entry fee between September 1 and November 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Fiction Open

Fiction Open

A prize of $2,500 and publication in Glimmer Train Stories is given twice yearly for a short story. A $1,000 second-place prize is also given. The editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a story of 2,000 to 20,000 words with a $20 entry fee during the month of December. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Fiction Prize

Fiction Prize

A prize of $1,500 and publication in Salamander is given annually for a short story. Jennifer Haigh will judge. Submit a story of up to 35 pages with a $15 entry fee by June 15. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Fiction Prize

Fiction Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Indiana Review is given annually for a short story. Roxane Gay will judge. Submit a story of up to 8,000 words with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Indiana Review, between September 1 and October 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Fiction Prizes

Fiction Prizes

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Passages North are given biennially for a short story and a short short story. For the Waasmode Short Fiction Prize, submit a story of up to 7,500 words; Caitlin Horrocks will judge. For the Just Desserts Short Short Fiction Prize, submit a story of up to 1,000 words; Roxane Gay will judge. The entry fee for each award is $15, which includes a copy of the prize issue, and the deadline is March 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

First Novel Fellowship

First Novel Fellowship

A prize of $10,000 is given annually for a novel-in-progress by a U.S. writer who has not published a novel. A selection from the winning work is published in Provincetown Arts, and the winner also receives free travel and lodging to attend the annual James Jones Literary Society Conference in Robinson, Illinois. Runners-up will receive $1,000. Submit the first 50 pages of a book-length fiction manuscript and a one- to two-page outline of the book with a $30 entry fee ($33 for electronic submissions) by March 1. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Flannery O’Connor Short Fiction Awards

Flannery O’Connor Short Fiction Awards

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication by University of Georgia Press are given annually for collections of short fiction. Submit a manuscript of 40,000 to 75,000 words with a $25 entry fee by May 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award

Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award

A prize of 25,000 euros (approximately $33,400) is given annually for a published short story collection. The winner also will give a reading at the Cork International Short Story Festival in September. Publishers, authors, and agents may submit six copies of a book (or bound galleys) published between July 1, 2012, and June 30, 2013, by March 12. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

H. E. Francis Short Story Competition

H. E. Francis Short Story Competition

A prize of $2,000 is given annually for a short story. Submit a story of up to 5,000 words with a $20 entry fee between December 15 and January 15, 2015. If submitting by mail, include two copies of the story. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize

Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize

A prize of $10,000 is given annually for a book translated from German into English published in the United States during the previous year. The winner also receives an all-expenses-paid trip to the award ceremony in Chicago. Publishers may submit six copies of a poetry collection, a short story collection, a novel, a novella, or an essay collection published in 2013 by January 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award

Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award
A prize of $10,000 is given for a debut novel or short story collection published in the United States during the previous year. The winner also receives a residency fellowship at the Ucross Foundation in Wyoming as well as a residency at the University of Idaho's Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. Authors, publishers, or agents may submit four copies of a book published in 2013 with a $40 entry fee by December 31. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize

Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Hunger Mountain is given annually for a short story. Submit a story of up to 10,000 words with a $20 entry fee by June 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Hudson Prize

Hudson Prize

A prize of $1,000, publication by Black Lawrence Press, and 10 author copies is given annually for a collection of poems or short stories. The editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a poetry manuscript of 45 to 95 pages or a fiction manuscript of 120 to 280 pages with a $25 entry fee by March 31. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

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by Rebecca Bates

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November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

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November/December 2014

Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

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Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

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Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

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