A prize of $1,000 and publication in Gulf Coast is given annually for a short work of prose. Submit a prose poem, a piece of flash fiction, or a micro-essay of up to 500 words with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Gulf Coast, by August 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Gulf Coast, Barthelme Prize for Short Prose, University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun Road, Houston, TX 77204. (713) 743-3223. Nick Rattner, Editor.