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Orlando Prizes

Orlando Prizes

Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Los Angeles Review are given twice yearly for a poem, a short story, a short short story, and an essay by women writers. Submit a poem of no more than 36 lines, a short story of up to 1,500 words, a short short story of up to 500 words, or an essay of up to 1,500 words with a $15 entry fee by January 31. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Flash Fiction Prize

Flash Fiction Prize

A prize of €1,000 (approximately $1,380) and publication in the 2014 Fish Publishing anthology is given annually for a short short story. Peter Glenn Patterson will judge. Submit a story of up to 300 words with a €14 (approximately $19) entry fee by February 28. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Fall Story Contest

Fall Story Contest

A prize of $2,500 is given annually for a short story, a short short story, an essay, or an excerpt from a longer work of prose. A $1,000 second-place prize is also given. 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.

Schlafly Micro-brew Micro-fiction Contest

Schlafly Micro-brew Micro-fiction Contest

A prize of $1,500 and publication in River Styx is given annually for a short short story. The winner also receives a case of Schlafly microbrewed beer. Submit up to three stories of no more than 500 words each with a $20 entry fee, which includes a one-year subscription to River Styx, by December 31. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Spring Story Contest

Spring 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 work of fiction or creative nonfiction. A second prize of $1,000 is also awarded. The editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a work of fiction or creative nonfiction of up to 15,000 words with a $22 entry fee by July 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Flash Fiction Contest

Flash Fiction Contest

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Gemini Magazine is given annually for a short short story. The editors will judge. Submit a story of up to 1,000 words with a $4 entry fee ($3 for each additional entry) by August 31. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

“1/2 K” Prize

“1/2 K” Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Indiana Review is given annually for a poem or a work of fiction under 500 words. All entries are considered for publication. Dinty Moore will judge. Submit up to three poems or works of prose with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Indiana Review, between June 1 and August 1. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Bevel Summers Prize

Bevel Summers Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Shenandoah's online issue is given annually for a short short story. Submit two copies of up to three stories of no more than 1,000 words each with a $3 entry fee by March 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Short Short Story Competition

Short Short Story Competition

A prize of $3,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to New York City for the annual Writer’s Digest Conference is given annually for a short short story. A second-place prize of $1,500 is also awarded. Both winning works are published in Writer’s Digest. Submit a story of up to 1,500 words with a $20 entry fee by November 15. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and 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.