november, 2020

01nov12:00 am12:00 amMoved OnlineSeventh Drapers Guild Short Story ContestUSA Entry Fee: $15 ,
Max word count: No limit ,
Top Prize: $100 ,

Top Prize


Max word count

No limit

Entry Fee


Event Details

The Drapers Guild Seventh Short Story Contest is now open. For this contest we are asking for stories that fit the theme ‘Fiction about a Stranger.’

We are looking for fiction, set in the present time, about a person you have seen, but whom you do not know. Make up a story about a figure glimpsed on the street, for example, or a shopper ahead of you in a check-out line, or someone you shared an elevator with, etc. We want to read fiction that does not contain autobiographical details.

Note: If you already have a story in your files that you think would fit, feel free to submit it. Just keep in mind that our judge, Samuel Reifler, has a keen nose for autobiographical details.

Further details may be found on our website.

Instead of setting a deadline, The Drapers Guild closes each contest and chooses a winner after 15 stories have been received. Therefore, the November 1, 2020 deadline (required by the Almond Press submissions form) is flexible.

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