A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a poem, a short story, or an essay that “tells a story that needs to be told.” The winner will also receive a two-year subscription to Duotrope and publication in the contest anthology, Stories That Need to Be Told. Submit a poem, a story, or an essay of up to 10,000 words with a $20 entry fee by August 9. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
TulipTree Publishing, Stories That Need to Be Told Contest, P.O. Box 723, Canon City, CO 81215.