18 September 2010

Deadline Approaching!

Short Story Contest about Paris,
sponsored by Paris Writers News

Open to all short fiction that has a link to Paris. Submit your story (maximum 5,000 words) by November 30, 2010.

First Prize: 200 euros. The 12 Best Stories about Paris will be published in paperback, e-book and POD in the fall of 2011.

Love, hate, desire, discovery, disappointment in the world’s most beautiful city – the contest is open to all themes, periods and approaches.

Published and unpublished authors are welcome. Entry fee: 10 euros.

Submit your story in an email. For specifics and updates, go to Paris Writers News.
Or, http://parisstoriescontest.blogspot.com/

More Competitions of Interest...
Please visit the websites for complete information.

American Short Fiction hosts its annual Short Story Contest. First prize $1,000 & publication; 2nd prize $500. Send entries by 8 December. Accepts electronic submissions. Visit http://americanshortfiction.org/.

Boston’s Grub Street Writing Center announces its 2011 National Book Prize in Fiction for authors outside New England. The deadline is 15 October. $1,000 & trip to Boston for annual literary conference. $10 reading fee. Guidelines at: http://www.grubstreet.org/.

Indiana Review 2010 Fiction Prize. $1,000 Honorarium and publication. Final judge: Dan Chaon. Postmark deadline: October 15. Reading Fee: $15 (includes a one-year subscription). See http://www.indianareview.org/.

Many Mountains Moving's Poetry and Flash Fiction Contests. $500 prize & publication. Deadline: 30th December. Guidelines at http://mmminc.org/.

2010 Philip Levine Prize in Poetry for a book-length manuscript. Deadline: 30th of September. $2,000 & publication by Anhinga Press. Sponsor: MFA Program at California State University, Fresno. Final judge: Brian Turner. $25 entry fee. See all guidelines at: www.csufresno.edu/english/philip_levine or e-mail connieh@csufresno.edu.

San Francisco’s Wolf Ridge Press will award $500 and publication for a poetry collection. Send 48-70 pages with a $25 entry fee no later than the 1st of December. Check the web site: http://www.wolfridgepress.com/.

Rhino "Founders' Prize," for Poetry. Winning poem receives $300 & publication. Entry fee $10 for 5 poems. Submission deadline: 1 October. Details at: http://www.rhinopoetry.org/

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Fiction Contest. Judge: Robert Olen Butler. Prizes include cash, travel & publication. Deadline is 15 November. Entry fee: $25. There is a 7,000 word limit per story. Guidelines & online sub info at: www.tennessewilliams.net/contests

Third Coast 2011 Poetry & Fiction Contest. $1,000 for best poem/ $1,000 for best short story + publication. Deadline: 1st December. Read more at: www.thirdcoastmagazine.com/contests.

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