For this contest, a story is any short work of fiction, and an essay is any short work of nonfiction. Final judge: To Be Announced. Assistant judge: Mina Manchester. Please submit as many entries as you like. All themes accepted. Entries may be published or unpublished. Length limit: 6,000 words maximum. No restriction on age of author. All countries eligible except Syria, Iran, North Korea, and Crimea (due to US government restrictions). When this contest is open, please click the Submittable button below for full details. Fee: $20 per entry. Read the winning entries from the 29th contest. The results of our 30th contest will be announced on October 15, 2022.
• Story: First Prize, $3,000
• Essay: First Prize, $3,000
• 10 Honorable Mentions will receive $200 each (any category)
Entry Fees:- $20 per entry