New online literary magazine AndWeWereHungry is open to entries for their inaugural short fiction contest: the Flying Elephants Short Story Prize. Grand prize: $2,000. Also seeking other prose (flash fiction, literary nonfiction, poetry, & essay), photography, and visual artwork for the debut issue. Theme: “And we were hungry” or “hunger” (open to interpretation).
Deadline: March 31, 2013. No entry fee.
Entries are invited for the Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction (US). Submit essays 5,000 words max. Subject: Open. Prize: $250 publication in next issue of . All submissions are considered for publication. The reading period for the award will be February and March for the issue that publishes in June, and August and September for the issue that publishes in December.
No entry fee.
All submissions for the award will be considered for publication in .
|The Immanence of God in the Tropics|
by George Rosen, fiction from Leapfrog Press
2013 Leapfrog Fiction Contest. First Prize: publication contract offer with an advance payment, plus the finalist awards ($150 and manuscript critiques). Open to adult and children’s fiction (middle grade and YA) in novella- or novel-length. Minimum length: 22,000.
Deadline: May 1, 2013. Entry fee: $30.
After May 1, Leapfrog will re-open for regular submissions. See submissions page here.
The EVENT Non-Fiction Contest:
$1,500 in prizes plus publication in EVENT. EVENT reserves the right to award the prize money as it sees fit (e.g. two prizes valued at $750, three at $500, or one at $1000 and one at $500, etc) should the judge so decide. Published entries will be paid our standard publication payment in addition to any prize money.
$34.95 per entry, includes a one-year subscription to EVENT.
April 15, 2013
must be creative non-fiction and must not exceed the 5,000-word limit.
EVENT website: http://eventmags.com
Print journal Grain magazine (Canada) invites entries for the 25th annual Short Grain Contest. Prizes: $4,500 overall; $1000 first prize in each category. Categories: Poetry (100 lines max.) and short fiction (500 words max.). Entry fee $35 (includes subscription).
Deadline: April 1, 2013.
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