Posted by: Kathy Temean | August 10, 2009

Tennessee Williams Fiction Writing Contest

tw09The Second Annual Fiction Writing Contest Now Accepting Submissions

Judge: Jill McCorkle

The top ten finalists’ names will be published on

Grand Prize

  • $1,500
  • VIP All Access Pass ($500 value) for the 24th annual Festival: March 24-28, 2010
  • Publication in the New Orleans Review
  • Domestic Airfare and Accommodations to attend the 2010 Festival in New Orleans
  • Public Reading at the 2010 Festival

Eligibility and Guidelines: Short stories, written in English, up to 7,000 words. Only open to writers who have not yet published a book of fiction. Only previously unpublished stories accepted. Unlimited entries per person. Simultaneous submissions accepted; please notify the Festival if your story is accepted elsewhere. Stories that won this contest in previous years are ineligible; their authors remain eligible but must submit new work. Stories submitted to this contest in previous years that did not place are eligible. Author’s name should not appear on manuscript. Include a separate page with story title and name, address, phone, and email of author.

Deadline: November 16, 2009 (postmark). Winner will be announced by March 1, 2010.

Contest are a good way to receive the recognition your deserve and help you move along that road to getting published.  Think about entering one. 



  1. Hey, totally no disrespect intended, but ol’ TN was kinda hot, huh?


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