Barthelme Prize for Short Prose is Open!
Deadline: August 31, 2016
Gulf Coast is now accepting entries for the 2016 Barthelme Prize for Short Prose. The contest is open to pieces of prose poetry, flash fiction, and micro-essays of 500 words or fewer. Jim Shepard will judge
Submit online or by mail.
Established in 2008, the contest awards its winner $1,000 and publication in the journal. Two honorable mentions will also receive $250, and all entries will be considered for paid publication on our website as Online Exclusives. The entry fee includes a one-year subscription to Gulf Coast.