Sunday, September 7, 2014

Flash Fiction Competition: Wilda Hearne Flash Fiction Contest

Wilda Hearne Flash Fiction Contest
Deadline: Entries must be postmarked by October 1, annually.
Fee: $15 check/money order/cash, made payable to Southeast Missouri State University Press, must accompany each entry. Fee includes a copy of Big Muddy in which the winning story appears.

Award: $500 and publication in an issue of Big Muddy: A Journal of the Mississippi River Valley.

Manuscripts submitted to the contest will be read and judged anonymously.

Submission Guidelines:

Submissions must not be previously published.

Submit a maximum of 500 words, double-spaced, with the following information on a separate cover page:
Contest title
Manuscript title
Author name
Telephone number
Email (if available)
This information must not appear anywhere else on the manuscript.

Send a SASE for notification of results. Manuscripts will not be returned.

Failure to follow these guidelines may disqualify entry.

Mail entries with $15 reading fee to: 

Southeast Missouri State University Press
Wilda Hearne Flash Fiction Contest
One University Plaza, MS 2650
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

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