A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a poem, a short story, or an essay "that tells a story." The winning work will also be published in the contest anthology, Stories That Need to Be Told. Submit a poem, story, or essay of up to 10,000 words with a $20 entry fee by September 16. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
TulipTree Publishing, Stories That Need to Be Told Contest, 216 Bishop Street, Ft. Collins, CO 80521.