Items Tagged With short stories

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.

Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize

Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize

A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a short story. The winning story is considered for publication in Thomas Wolfe Review. Submit two copies of a story of up to 12 pages with a $25 entry fee ($15 for NCWN members) by January 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

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. Cathy Park Hong will judge the Third Coast Poetry Prize, and Ramona Ausubel 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. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Writing Contest

Writing Contest

A prize of $1,000 Canadian (approximately $957) and publication in Accenti is given annually for a short story or an essay. Submit a manuscript of up to 2,000 words with a $20 Canadian (approximately $19) entry fee by February 7. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Literary Awards

Literary Awards

A prize of $1,000 and publication in the Pinch is given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Submit up to three poems or a short story or essay of up to 5,000 words with a $20 entry fee ($10 for each additional entry) by March 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Writing Contests

Writing Contests

Three prizes of $1,500 each and publication in Gulf Coast are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Rachel Zucker will judge in poetry, Andrea Barrett will judge in fiction, and John D'Agata will judge in nonfiction. Submit up to five poems totaling no more than 10 pages or a story or essay of up to 25 pages with a $23 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Gulf Coast, by March 15. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize

PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize

A prize of $25,000 is given annually for a debut novel or short story collection published in the United States during the previous year. Writers must be U.S. residents. Submit three copies of a book published in 2013 with a $50 entry fee by December 16. Fee waivers are available for small presses. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Pushcart Prizes

Pushcart Prizes

Publication in The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses is awarded annually for poetry, fiction, and essays 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.

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. If submitting by mail, include three copies of the story. Submissions open on December 15 and the deadline is January 15, 2014. 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.