Posted by: Kathy Temean | August 2, 2015

No Fee Unpublished Short Story Contest


The above summer illustration was created by Courtney Autumn Martin. Courtney was featured on Illustrator Saturday. Here’s the link:

Here is a no fee short story contest that will publish your work on their site and let you retain all rights.

2015 RRofihe Trophy

For an unpublished short story (Minimum word count: 3,500; maximum to 5,000 words)

DEADLINE: Submissions must be received by October 15th, 2015

Winner Receives:

$500 cash
Announcement & Publication on


–Stories should be typed, double-spaced, with the author’s name, the story’s title, and contact information on the first page. 

–Limit one submission per author

–Author must not have been previously published on Anderbo

–E-mail submissions to with RROFIHE TROPHY in the subject line


–THERE IS NO READING FEE and all literary rights will remain with the author

Judged by Rick Rofihe

2015 Contest Assistant: Carolyn Wilsey
Carolyn Wilsey has read fiction for Esquire and Swink, and is the Managing Editor of Anderbo. She teaches writing privately and at colleges in New York City.

Contest Judge Rick Rofihe is the author of FATHER MUST, a collection of short stories published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Grand Street, Open City, Swink, Unsaid, and on epiphanyzine, slushpilemag, and fictionaut. His nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times, The Village Voice, SPY, and The East Hampton Star, and on mrbellersneighborhood. A recipient of the Whiting Writers’ Award, he has taught MFA writing at Columbia University. He currently teaches privately, and was an advisor to the Vilcek Foundation for their 2011 prizes in the field of literature. Rick is the Editor of Anderbo.

Talk tomorrow,



  1. Great opp.!


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