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  • Gemini Magazine Announces Winners of 13th Annual Flash Fiction Contest

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    Online literary magazine has officially released the results of its 13th annual Flash Fiction Contest. First place is “Thirteen Tips for Photographing Your Nephew’s Bar Mitzvah When You Still Can’t Forgive Your Brother-in-Law” by Nancy Ludmerer.

    You will be able to read Nancy’s story and five additional finalists in Gemini‘s next issue due out later this month, including second place “The Tea Taster” by William Torphy.

    Honorable Mentions:

    • “Where the Dandelions Grow” by Genalea Barker
    • “Rerun,” Yvonne Navarro
    • “Santa Fe,” Dawn Burns
    • “The Light of a Nearby Moon,” Heather Pfeffer
  • Gemini Magazine – December 2021

    The new issue of Gemini Magazine is now online featuring the winners of our 12th annual Short Story Contest. Top honors and the $1,000 prize go to Kathleen Spivack of Watertown, Massachusetts for “Moths,” a high intensity story about a woman who fights with her husband over the future of their special-needs child. Second prize: “Banjo” by Earl LeClaire. See honorable mentions at the Gemini Magazine website.

  • Gemini Magazine – August 2021

    The new issue of Gemini Magazine featuring the winners of the Poetry Open is out. A sincere thank you to all who entered. James Henry Zukin of Los Angeles took top honors and the $1,000 award for “Gimp Boy and I.” Beatrice Kujichagulia Greene won second prize for “Eyes (circa 1990).” Honorable mentions include work by Ana Wooldridge, Suzanne Chick, David Butler, and Tom Bixby. More info at the Gemini Magazine website.

  • Contest :: Gemini Magazine 12th Annual Short Story Contest

    shadowy hands in front of a burst of colorsDeadline: March 31, 2021
    We are open to any subject, style, or genre. All five winners will be published online in the June/July 2021 issue of Gemini. Both new and experienced writers have won our contests. All entries are read blind so everyone gets an equal chance. Maximum length: 6,000 words. First prize: $1,000. Second: $100. Three honorable mentions: $25 each. Entry fee: $8. All winning stories may be read online. Advice from Ray Bradbury: “I’ve had a sign over my typewriter for over 25 years now, which reads ‘DON’T THINK!’ You must never think at the typewriter—you must feel.” Enter at our website.

  • Sponsor Spotlight :: Gemini Magazine

    Gemini Magazine cover artFounded in 2009, online literary magazine Gemini was started by editor David Bright with the goal of presenting high-quality prose, poetry, and art in an appealing, easy-to-read format. 12 years later, they are still going strong. Check out their December 2020 issue which features their Flash Fiction Prize winners (Harper Darnell and Barbara Ritchie) and honorable mentions along with a poem by Travis Stephens, cartoon by Bill Thomas, and a story from their archives.

    They are currently open to submissions for their 12th Annual Short Story Prize through March 31. First place receives $1,000 and publication.

    They publish a new issue every two to three months and also feature the occasional short play, memoir, poetry music videos, though-provoking lists, and more.

    Stop by their listing on NewPages to learn more.

  • Contest :: Gemini $1,000 Flash Fiction Prize

    Deadline: August 31
    Got a great short-short story? Win $1,000 for a story of 1,000 words or less in the 12th annual Gemini Magazine Flash Fiction Contest. Second prize: $100. Four honorable mentions: $25 each. Entry fee: $6. Any subject or style. Except for the word limit, we have no rules and are open to your most creative work, whether literary, noir, historical, sci-fi or any other category. All six finalists will be published online in the October 2020 issue of Gemini. Read any of the dozens of previous winners/finalists online to see the wide variety of flash fiction we have published. www.gemini-magazine.com/flashcomp.html

  • Gemini Magazine Extends Deadline of 11th Annual Short Story Contest

    Online literary magazine Gemini has announced that they are extending the deadline of their Short Story Contest. You now have until April 8 to submit your fiction to the contest. Your stories can be on any subject in any style. $8 fee; first prize winner receives $1,000 and publication. Learn more…

  • Contest :: Gemini Magazine Short Story Contest 2020

    Deadline: March 31, 2020
    First prize: $1,000. Second: $100. Three honorable mentions: $25 each. Entry fee: $8. We are open to any subject, style, genre, or length. What do we want? We don’t know until we see it! Simply send your best, most powerful, unpublished work by email or snail mail. All five finalists will be published online in the June/July 2020 issue of Gemini. Both new and experienced writers have won our contests. Over four dozen winners/finalists may be read online. All entries are read blind so everyone gets an equal chance. We look forward to reading your work! Enter at www.gemini-magazine.com/shortstorycomp.html.

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