A prize of $2,000 and publication by Pleiades Press with distribution by Louisiana State University Press is given annually for a collection of short stories, flash fiction, essays, or lyric essays. Dinty W. Moore will judge. Submit a manuscript of 90 to 200 pages with a $25 entry fee by November 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Pleiades Press, Robert C. Jones Prize for Short Prose, University of Central Missouri, English Department, Martin 336, Warrensburg, MO 64093. (660) 543-8106. Kathryn Nuernberger, Director.