Posted by: Kathy Temean | September 7, 2010

ZOETROPE: ALL-STORY SHORT FICTION CONTEST

FOURTEENTH ANNUAL ZOETROPE: ALL-STORY SHORT FICTION CONTEST

Guest Judge: Andrew Sean Greer

First prize: $1,000
Second prize: $500
Third prize: $250

The three prizewinners and seven honorable mentions will be considered for representation by the William Morris Agency, ICM, Regal Literary, the Elaine Markson Literary Agency, Inkwell Management, Sterling Lord Literistic, and the Georges Borchardt Literary Agency.

The deadline is October 1, 2010. Results will be announced at the website December 15, 2010, and in the Spring 2011 issue of Zoetrope: All-Story; and the winning story will be published as a special online supplement to that Spring 2011 issue.

Complete Contest Guidelines:
We accept all genres of literary fiction. Entries must be: unpublished; strictly 5,000 words or less; and accompanied by a $15 entry fee per story. There are no formatting restrictions; please ensure only that the story is legible. 

They welcome multiple entries ($15/story) and entries from outside the U.S. They will e-mail contest updates to anyone who provides an active e-mail address. Entrants retain all rights to their stories. Once a story is submitted, we cannot accept an updated draft. (However, an entrant is welcome to submit an updated draft as a new entry.) Entry fees will not be returned or adjusted.

Entries must be complete by 11:59 P.M. PDT on October 1, 2010. Enter here.

Please e-mail us at contests@all-story.com with further questions.

Let me know if you submit and of course, let me know if you WIN! 

Good Luck,

Kathy


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