Saturday, February 4, 2017

Writing Competition: Gemini Magazine Short Story Contest

Gemini Magazine Short Story Contest

First Prize for the eighth annual Gemini Magazine Short Story Contest is $1,000 while the entry fee is just $5. Second prize is $100 and there will also be three honorable mentions ($25 each).

We have no restrictions on subject, style or length, and all entries are read blind so everyone gets an equal chance. Previous winning stories have involved topics as diverse as: 

- a Siamese twin who fears her twin sister is plotting to kill her 

- a movie star sex goddess in an almost completely asexual society 

- a young Belfast boy who joins the IRA after his sister is killed by British soldiers 

- a prostitute traumatized by the suicide of a girl in her rooming house

Deadline: March 31, 2017. Enter by email or snail mail.

All five finalists will be published online in the June 2017 issue of Gemini.

Read all previous winners and finalists, and enter here.

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