A prize of $1,000 and publication in Brain, Child is given annually to a fiction writer who is the parent of a child under the age of 10. The winner also receives an invitation to give a reading in New York City. Submit a story of up to 950 words with a $15 entry fee ($20 for two stories) between March 1 and April 17. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Pen Parentis, Writing Fellowship for New Parents, 176 Broadway, 14F, New York, NY 10038.