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The information given here is for GUIDANCE ONLY. While every effort is made to ensure that it is accurate,

before entering any listed competition you should obtain full rules and an entry form from the organisers.

 

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30th September 2014 1st  $250



entry $10

Tethered by Letters' Spring Literary Contests

We are currently accepting submissions for our short story contest (1,000 to 7,500 words, open genre), flash fiction contest (55, 250, or 500 words), and poetry contest (max of three pages per poem). TBL strives to publish writers with engaging stories, vivid characters, and fresh writing styles. All winners will be published in Tethered by Letters’ Spring 2015 Quarterly Journal. All finalists will receive free professional edits on their submission and be considered for later publication. The prizes are $250 (USDA) for the short story winner, $50 (USDA) for the flash fiction winner, and $100 (USDA) for the poetry winner. Winners will be announced publicly in November. Multiple entries accepted. International submissions welcome. Good luck to all our authors!

Deadline: September 30, 2014

Prize: $250 for Short Story, $50 for Flash Fiction, $100 for Poetry

Entry Fee: $10 per Short Story; $4 per Flash Fiction OR $10 for three Flash Fictions; $5 per poem OR $12 for three poems

URL: http://tetheredbyletters.com/submissions/contest-submission

Contact Info: Joe Reinis, jreinis@tetheredbyletters.com

30th September 2014 1st $250



entry $10

Tethered by Letters' Fall Short Story Contest

We are currently accepting short stories of any genre ranging from 1,000 to 7,500 words. The short story contest winner will be published as the featured short story in the Spring 2014 Quarterly Journal. Five finalists will be considered for subsequent quarterly journal publications or a TBL monthly feature. Each finalist will also receive free professional edits on their submission. International submissions welcome.

Deadline: September 30, 2014

Prize: $250 and publication in the quarterly journal

Entry Fee: $10 per entry

URL: http://tetheredbyletters.com/submissions/contest-submission

Contact Info: Joe Reinis, jreinis@tetheredbyletters.com

30th September 2014 1st  $50


entry $4

Tethered by Letters' Fall Flash Fiction Contest

We are currently accepting flash fiction submissions of 55, 250, or 500 words in length. The flash fiction contest winner will be published as the featured flash fiction in the Spring 2014 Quarterly Journal. Three finalists will be considered for subsequent quarterly journal publications or a TBL monthly feature. Each finalist will also receive free professional edits on their submission. International submissions welcome.

Deadline: September 30, 2014

Prize: $50 and publication in the quarterly journal

Entry Fee: $4 per entry OR $10 for three entries

URL: http://tetheredbyletters.com/submissions/contest-submission

Contact Info: Joe Reinis, jreinis@tetheredbyletters.com

31st October 2014 1st 500


entry 10

The London Magazine Short Story Competition. This annual international contest from the venerable London Magazine (first published 1732) is for stories of up to 4,000 words.

Closing: 31.10.14.  The contest is open for submissions from 1.9.14.                            

Prizes : 500, 300, 200.  The winner will be published in the mag, and the runners-up on the website.                                                                                                                  

Entry Fee: 10.                                                                                             

Comp PageClick Here .                                                                                                      

Winners: will be announced at a champagne reception at the House of Commons in early 2015. This is a fantastic networking experience and gives the winners a chance to meet The London Magazine team.

Judges: Polly Samson (the author of two collections of short stories and a novel and has written lyrics for two number one albums) and Harriet Kline (the winner of last year’s short story competition).

30th November 2014 !st 50

entry 5

Green Lady Award for Fiction 

Annual competition. Short story up to 3,000 words on the theme of 'Resistance'. Looking for innovative interpretations. All genres. First prize 50. Second prize 25. Selected entries will be published in an anthology. Deadline is 30 November.

http://www.greenladypress.com/#!competition/c18g4

30th November 2014 1st    €3,000




entry €20

Fish Short Story Prize: €3,000

The ten best stories will be published in the 2015 Fish Anthology.

This year's judge, Jennifer Johnston, has been described by Roddy Doyle as "Ireland's greatest writer." She is the recipient of many awards, including The Whitbread Award for The Old Jest, and a Lifetime Acheivement from the Irish Book Awards, and has been short-listed for the Booker Prize. She has published 16 novels and five plays. Read more

Closing Date: 30 November 2014

Results: 17 March 2015

Anthology Published: July 2015

Word Limit: 5,000

Submission Fee: €20 for first, €10 thereafter.

First Prize: €3,000

Second Prize: A week in residence at Anam Cara Writers and Artists Retreat in West Cork.

Please read the Full Details before entering.

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