Friday, October 19, 2012

Fiction Fellowship: South Carolina Academy of Authors


The SCAA announces its 2nd annual $1000 fellowship in fiction!

Entries may be previously unpublished short stories or excerpts from unpublished longer works. Limit 15 pages per submission, one submission per author. There are no restrictions on content, but applicants must be fulltime South Carolina residents; SCAA board members are ineligible.

Winner will be invited to SCAA induction ceremony in April, 2013. Submissions must be typed on 8.5 x 11 paper. Author's name must not appear on manuscript. Send two hard copies of story/chapter with separate cover sheet specifying author's name, contact information andsubmission title, plus $15 submission fee payable to SCAA.

DEADLINE: Entries postmarked no later than December 1, 2012

Send submissions and $15 application fee payable to SCAA to:

Jon Tuttle
Department of English
Francis Marion University
PO Box 100547
Florence SC 29502

Questions? Email:

Jtuttle(at) (replace (at) with @)

The stories of Mary Robison, this year's judge, have been published in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Esquire, GQ, Harvard Magazine, and complied in four collections. Her novel, Why Did I Ever, won the Los Angeles Times Book prize for Fiction, and One D.O.A., One on the Way was chosen by The New York Times Book Review as one of the "100 Most Notable Books of the Year" and by Oprah Winfrey for her Summer Reading list in 2009. Robison has worked also as a screenwriter and script doctor for various film makers and teaches now at the University of Florida.

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