A prize of $5,000 and publication by Hub City Press is given biennially for a short story collection. Writers who have published no more than one book and who currently live in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia are eligible. Kevin Wilson will judge. Using only the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 140 to 220 pages (no story should exceed 15,000 words) with a $25 entry fee by December 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Hub City Press, C. Michael Curtis Short Story Book Prize, 186 West Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306. (864) 577-9349. Meg Reid, Prize Coordinator.