Contest :: Press 53 2021 Award for Short Fiction Open to Entries

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Deadline: December 31, 2020
Awarded to an outstanding, unpublished collection of short stories. Reading Fee: $30. Award: $1,000 cash advance, publication, and fifty copies. Enter: Submit online with Submittable or by mail from September 1–December 31, 2020. Press 53 publisher and editor-in-chief Kevin Morgan Watson will serve as the only judge. Winner and finalists announced by May 1, 2021; advance review copies sent to major reviewers and outlets; publication in October 2021. Complete details at our website. Past winners include Tales the Devil Told Me by Jen Fawkes (publication postponed to May 2021); The Lightness of Water and Other Stories by Rhonda Browning White; and Earthly Delights and Other Apocalypses by Jen Julian.

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