A prize of $3,000, publication in Writer's Digest, and an all-expenses-paid trip to the Writer's Digest Conference in New York City is given annually for a short short story. A second-place prize of $1,500 and publication is also awarded. Using the online submission system, submit a story of up to 1,500 words with a $25 entry fee ($20 for each additional entry) by November 15, or with a $30 entry fee ($25 for each additional entry) by December 15. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
Writer's Digest, Short Short Story Competition, 10151 Carver Road, Suite 200, Blue Ash, OH 45242.