Marguerite McGlinn Prize for Fiction

May 2022 eLitPak :: 2022 Marguerite McGlinn Fiction Contest, First Place: $2,500!

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Our contest this year will be judged by author and critic, Camille Acker. We’re looking for previously unpublished fiction of up to 8,000 words. The deadline is June 15, 2022. First place is $2,500 with an invitation to an awards dinner. Second place $750. Third place $500. The winning stories will be published in the Fall print issue of Philadelphia Stories, with all entrants receiving a complimentary copy. All authors currently residing in the United States are eligible. $15 fee. We can’t wait to read your stories! Visit website.

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May 2021 eLitPak :: Enter the 2021 Marguerite McGlinn Prize for Fiction Contest!

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Our annual national short fiction contest features a first place $2,500 cash award; a second place cash prize of $750; and a third place cash prize of $500. The winners’ stories will be published in the Fall issue of Philadelphia Stories. We accept unpublished works of fiction up to 8,000 words. The deadline to submit is June 15, 2021.

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