Friday, August 7, 2015

Short Fiction Competition: Zoetrope: All-Story Short Fiction Contest

The nineteenth annual Zoetrope: All-Story Short Fiction Contest is open.

Enter now!

Adam Johnson, winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, will award the top prizes.

First prize is $1,000; second prize $500; and third prize $250.

The three prizewinners and seven honorable mentions will be considered for representation by William Morris Endeavor; ICM; the Wylie Agency; Regal Literary; Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency; Markson Thoma Literary Agency; Inkwell Management; Sterling Lord Literistic; Aitken Alexander Associates; Barer Literary; the Gernert Company; and the Georges Borchardt Literary Agency.

Entries must be complete by October 1, 2015. Results will be announced at the website December 15 and in the Spring 2016 issue of Zoetrope: All-Story; and the winning story will be published as a special online supplement to that Spring 2016 issue.

Complete contest guidelines are available at the website. Please read them before submitting.

In 2014, guest judge Ben Fountain awarded first prize to "Small Holding" by Dara Kell; and of the ten prizewinners and honorable mentions, five secured agents as a direct result of the contest.

Please e-mail us at:

contestsATall-storyDOTcom (Change AT to @ and DOT to . )

with further questions. We look forward to reading your work.

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