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Poetry and Fiction Contest

Poetry and Fiction Contest

Two awards of $1,000 each and publication in Third Coast are given annually for a poem and a short story. Ralph Angel will judge the Third Coast Poetry Prize, and Stuart Dybek will judge the Jaimy Gordon Prize in Fiction. Submit up to three poems or a story of up to 9,000 words with a $16 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Third Coast, by January 15. 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.

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.

Ciardi/Chandra Prizes

Ciardi/Chandra Prizes

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication by BkMk Press are given annually for a poetry collection and a short story collection. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 110 pages of poetry or 125 to 300 pages of short fiction with a $25 entry fee by January 15, 2015. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Individual Artist Grants for Women

Individual Artist Grants for Women

Grants of up to $1,500 are given twice yearly to feminist writers who are citizens of the United States or Canada. The current round of grants will be awarded to fiction writers. Using the online submission system, submit a short story or novel excerpt of up to 20 pages, a project description, a budget, and a résumé with a $25 entry fee during the month of December. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Fall Story Contest

Fall Story Contest

A prize of $2,500 and publication in Narrative is given annually for a short story, a short short story, an essay, or an excerpt from a longer work of prose. A second-place prize of $1,000 and publication in Narrative is also awarded. The editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit up to 15,000 words of prose with a $22 entry fee by November 30. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Pushcart Prizes

Pushcart Prizes

Publication in The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses is awarded annually for works of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction published by literary magazines or small presses during the previous year. Editors may nominate up to six poems, short stories, novel chapters, or essays. Submit one copy of each work by December 1. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

William Van Dyke Short Story Prize

William Van Dyke Short Story Prize

A prize of $1,500 and publication in Ruminate is given annually for a short story. Submit a story of up to 5,500 words with a $20 entry fee by October 27. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Danahy Fiction Prize

Danahy Fiction Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Tampa Review is given annually for a short story. The editors will judge. Submit a story of 500 to 5,000 words with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Tampa Review, by November 30. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Short Fiction Awards

Short Fiction Awards

Two publication awards are given annually by University of Iowa Press for first collections of short fiction. Writers who have not published a book of fiction are eligible. Submit a manuscript of at least 150 pages by September 30. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.