Deadline: August 31, 2015
Gulf Coast is now accepting entries for the 2015 Barthelme Prize for Short Prose. The contest is open to prose poetry, flash fiction, and micro-essays of 500 words or fewer. Steve Almond will judge.
The winner receives $1,000 and publication in the journal. Two honorable mentions will receive $250 and also appear in issue 28.2, due out in April 2016. All entries will be considered for paid publication on our website as Online Exclusives.
The $17 entry fee includes a one-year subscription to Gulf Coast. Submit online or by mail. Complete guidelines can be found here.