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A prize of $1,000 and publication in Big Muddy, a literary journal published by Southeast Missouri State University Press, is given annually for a short story. Submit a story of up to 30 pages with a $20 entry fee by October 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
A prize of $15,000 and publication by Fiction Collective Two, an imprint of University of Alabama Press, is given annually for a novel, a short story collection, a novella, or a novella collection. U.S. writers who have published at least three books of fiction are eligible. Shelley Jackson will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of any length, a brief bio, and a list of three previously published books of fiction with a $25 entry fee by November 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
A prize of $2,000 and publication in Salt Hill Journal is given annually for a work of fiction written in the fabulist experimental style of Italo Calvino. The winner will also receive airfare and lodging to read at the annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900 in February 2019. Kelly Link will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a short story or an excerpt from a story collection, novel, or novella of up to 25 pages with a $25 entry fee by October 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
A prize of $1,500 and publication on the Boston Review website is given annually for a short story. Alexander Chee will judge. Submit a story of up to 5,000 words with a $20 entry fee, which includes a copy of Boston Review's 2018 special literary supplement, Evil Empire, by October 1. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.