may, 2021

15mayAll DayThe Raymond Carver Short Story ContestInternationalEntry Fee:$17 Max word count:10,000 Top Prize:$2,000

The Raymond Carver Short Story Contest

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Now in its 21st year, the Raymond Carver Short Story Contest is one of the most renowned fiction contests in the world. Featuring prominent guest judges and offering $3000 across five prizes, the contest delivers exciting new fiction from writers all over the world.

The contest opens each year April 1 – May 15 and prizewinners are published in our annual fall issue in October.

The contest is organised by the Carve, an American literary magazine.

The competition is for original, unpublished literary fiction up to 10,000 words. The story must be in English.

This year’s guest judge is Leesa Cross-Smith.

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