- $1500 First Prize
- Judged by the editors of River Styx
- 500 words maximum per story, up to three stories per entry.
- Entry fee: $10 or $20. $20 entry fee includes a one-year subscription (2 issues). $10 entry fee includes a copy of the issue in which the winning stories will appear.
- Include name and address on the cover letter only.
- All stories will be considered for publication.
- Previously published stories, including those that have appeared on websites, blogs, and personal home pages, are not eligible.
- Though submissions are anonymous, judges will remove from consideration any entries they recognize as having been written by writers with whom they have worked or studied.
- 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners and honorable mentions will be published in the spring issue.
- Contest results will be announced in April 2017.
Mail entries to:
River Styx Micro-Fiction Contest
3139A South Grand Boulevard, Suite 203
St. Louis, MO 63118