Short story competition: The Masters Review Summer Short Story Award for New Writers

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03 July 2019
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summer-contest-poster-draft_2019-1-706x1024-17839.jpg The Masters Review Summer Short Story Award
The winner will receive $3,000, publication and agency review

 

The winner will receive $3,000, publication and agency review

The Masters Review Summer Short Story Award for New Writers is for short stories up to 6,000 words. The winner will receive $3,000 and there are second and third prizes of $300 and $200. The winners and honourable mentions will be published and receive agency review. This year's judge is Tope Folarin, winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing.

The international competition is for original, unpublished short stories by emerging writers. Self-published writers and writers with story collections and novels with a small circulation are welcome to submit. All stories entered will be considered for publication in The Masters Review, an online and print publication that celebrates emerging writers.

The entry fee is $20 per story.

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The closing date is 31 August.

For full details see the website.

 

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