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contests due within 30 days

Shooter Literary Magazine Short Story Competition

This contest seeks short fiction of any theme and genre. Maximum length is 5,000 words. All entrants will receive an e-copy of Shooter Literary Magazine's Winter issue, in which the winning story will appear. Winners will be announced online in June.

Medium: print and online   |   Fee: £7   |   Categories: Short Stories, Fiction Prose

prize

£400

length

maximum 5,000

words

deadline

3 days

May 09

Carve Magazine's Raymond Carver Short Story Contest

This contest seeks short stories of max. 10,000 words. Stories may be from anywhere in the world, but must be in English. No genre fiction. Story must be previously unpublished, even online. Winners will be announced August 1st and published in fall issue online and in print.

Medium: print and online   |   Fee: $17   |   Estimated Callback: August 01   |   Categories: Short Stories, Fiction Prose

prize

$2,000

length

maximum 10,000

words

deadline

9 days

May 15

Bacopa Literary Review Annual Contest

This contest seeks fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and prose poetry submissions. Fiction and creative nonfiction should be up to 2,500 words, poetry between 1 and 3 poems, and prose poetry up to 250 words. There is no submission fee, and a first prize and Honorable Mention will be named in each of the six genres. Writers may submit only once to a category, and may not submit to any other category unless their submission was declined. All contributors will receive a free copy of the September print issue once published.

Medium: print   |   Fee: FREE   |   Categories: Short Stories, Memoirs, Fiction Prose, Nonfiction Prose, Journal/General, Poetry

prize

$300

length

maximum 2,500

words

deadline

25 days

May 31

WOW! Women On Writing Spring Flash Fiction Contest

Seeking short fiction of any genre between 250 – 750 words. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity, communication, and well-rewarded recognition to contestants.

Medium: online   |   Fee: $10   |   Categories: Short Stories, Fiction Prose

prize

$400

length

250 – 750

words

deadline

25 days

May 31

Laux/Millar RR Poetry Prize

This contest seeks poetry. All entrants will receive a copy of the Fall Raleigh Review issue. Simultaneous submissions are accepted. Submit up to five pages of unpublished poems per entry. Open to poets who reside in the USA.

Medium: print   |   Fee: $15   |   Categories: Poetry

prize

$500

length

maximum 5

pages

deadline

26 days

June 01