august, 2020

30aug1:00 am1:00 amThe Masters Review Short Story Award For New WritersInternational Entry Fee: $20 ,
Max word count: 6,000 ,
Top Prize: $3,000 and publication ,

Top Prize

$3,000 and publication

Max word count

6,000

Entry Fee

$20

Summer Short Story Award for New Writers

Event Details

The Summer Short Story Award for New Writers runs from July 1st to August 30th. The winning story will be awarded $3000 and publication online. Second and third place stories will be awarded publication and $300 and $200 respectively.

All winners and honorable mentions will receive agency review by: Nat Sobel from Sobel Weber, Victoria Cappello from The Bent Agency, Andrea Morrison from Writers House, Sarah Fuentes from Fletcher & Company, Heather Schroder from Compass Talent, and Siohban McBride from Carnicelli Literary Management. We want you to succeed, and we want your writing to be read. It’s been our mission to support emerging writers since day one.

The competition is open to emerging writers. Self-published writers and writers with story collections and novels with a low circulation are welcome to submit.

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