Winning Writers will award $3,000 for the best story and $3,000 for the best essay in its Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest. The winners will also receive two-year gift certificates from the contest co-sponsor, Duotrope. Top 12 entries published on Winning Writers. Submit published or unpublished work. This contest is recommended by Reedsy. Enter online via Submittable.
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Deadline: April 30, 2021
29th year, sponsored by Winning Writers, co-sponsored by Duotrope, and recommended by Reedsy. Submit published or unpublished work online to win $3,000 for the best story and $3,000 for the best essay. Ten Honorable Mentions will receive $200 each. Length limit: 6,000 words. Entry fee: $20. Top 12 entries published online. Final judge: Dennis Norris II. Learn more at winningwriters.com/tomstorynp2104.