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Submission Deadline: December 31, 2019
The literary contest is open to high school and college students to submit daring and innovative literary works. This year's theme is Love + Marriage to honor the Fitzgeralds' 1919 courtship and 1920 wedding, and this year's judges are Kwoya Fagin Maples and Joe Taylor. See the website for guidelines.
The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival is seeking submissions of original Fiction, Short Fiction, Poetry, and One-Act plays for our 2019-2020 Writing Contest. This contest is open to U.S. and international submissions. Prizes awarded for winning submissions in each category. For complete submission details, please see our website.
For this international free-to-enter writing award, any genre or theme of short story is accepted. All applicants should submit their original, unpublished work of short fiction or nonfiction, up to 5,000 words, by November 30, 2019. Along with receiving an award for $1,000.00 USD, the winner will have his or her short story featured within our blog, which reaches thousands of readers per month. You can find more information on our short story writing contest at https://www.servicescape.com/short-story-award