DEADLINES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

— 337 listings to date —
updates made 9.18.15

email me if i'm shy a good one :::: links to each month below

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JUNE DEADLINES -25-

(pay keen attention to the first-of-the-month deadlines - better to treat them as end-of-the-month for the previous month lest you miss them)



June 1 - postmark

Mid-American Review
Fineline Competition for Short Shorts 
$1,000 award and publication
short short story ¦ judged in 2010 by Ander Monson
500 word limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



June 1 - received by

Sonora Review
University of Arizona
Concentrated Nonfiction Contest 
$1,000 award and publication
short short essay ¦ judged in 2010 by Alan Michael Parker
500 word limit ¦ $10 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ USA



June 1 - received by

Dublin Review of Books
Once Off Flash Fiction Contest
1,000 award and publication
short short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
500 word limit/3 story limit ¦ €10 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ IRE



June 1 - received by

Kennesaw Review - an online literary journal
Flash Fiction Prize 
$500 award and publication
short short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
750 word limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



June 2 - postmark

Writer's Digest
Annual Writer's Digest Competition 
$1,000 award and critique
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
4,000 word limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



June 15 - postmark

Chelsea
Chelsea Award for Short Fiction 
$1,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
7,500 word limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



June 15 - postmark or received by

Indiana Review
Indiana University
1/2 K Fiction Prize 
$1,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2010 by Alberto Rios
500 word limit ¦ $15 entry fee (up to 3 pieces) ¦ snail mail or e submission ¦ USA



June 15 - received by

Vermont Studio Center
Vermont Studio Center Residency
4-week Full Fellowship
short story or novel excerpt ¦ judged by VSC committee
15 page limit ¦ $25 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



June 15 - postmark

Room Magazine
Room Magazine Fiction Contest 
$500 (Canadian) award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 200 by Mary Borsky
4,000 word limit ¦ $39 (Canadian) entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ CANADA




June 15 - postmark or received by

Salamander
Suffolk University
Salamander Fiction Prize 
$1,500 award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2012 Carolyn Cooke
35 page limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail or e submission ¦ USA




June 17 - received by and/or postmark

New Millennium Writings
New Millennium Award for Fiction
$1,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
6,000 word limit ¦ $17 entry fee ¦ snail mail and e submission ¦ USA



June 17 - received by and/or postmark

New Millennium Writings
New Millennium Award for Short-Short Fiction
$1,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
1,000 word limit ¦ $17 entry fee ¦ snail mail and e submission ¦ USA



June 20 - postmark

Hidden River Press
The William Van Wert Memorial Fiction Award
$1,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
25 page limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



June 20 - postmark

Hidden River Press
The Hidden River Arts Playwriting Award
$1,000 award and publication
stage play ¦ judged by magazine editors
full-length play ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



June 30 - received by

Glimmer Train
Fiction Open 
$2,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
20,000 word limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ USA



June 30 - postmark

University of Pittsburgh Press
The Drue Heinz Literature Prize 
$15,000 award and book publication
short stories/novella mix ¦ judged in 2008 by Scott Turow
150 to 300 page limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ USA



June 30 - received by

Autumn House Press
Autumn House Fiction Contest 
$1,000 award, $1,500 travel grant and book publication
short stories or novel ¦ judged in 2008 by Sharon Dilworth
200 to 300 page limit ¦ $25 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



June 30 - received by

Bridport Arts Centre
The Bridport Prize for Short Story 
£5,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2010 by Zoe Heller
5,000 word limit ¦ £7 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ UK



June 30 - received by

Bridport Arts Centre
The Bridport Prize for Flash Fiction 
£1,000 award and publication
flash fiction ¦ judged in 2010 by Zoe Heller
250 word limit ¦ £5 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ UK



June 30 - received by

British Czech and Slovak Association
British Czech and Slovak Association Writing Contest 
£300 award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2008 by Helen Simpson
1,500 to 2,000 word limit ¦ unknown entry fee ¦ unknown, mail or e? ¦ UK



June 30 - received by
(open only to IRISH writers)

Linen Hall Library
McLaverty Short Story Award 
£2,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2008 by Anne Tannahill and Carlo G├ębler
2,000 word limit ¦ £5 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ IRELAND



June 30 - received by

The Writer's Bureau
Short Story Competition 
£1,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2008 by Iain Pattison
2,000 word limit ¦ £5 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ UK



June 30 - postmark

Autumn House Press
The Autumn House Fiction Contest 
£1,000 award, $1,500 travel grant and publication
full manuscript ¦ judged in 2008 by Sharon Dilworth
200 - 300 page limit ¦ $25 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



June 30 - postmark

Literal Latte
Literal Latte Short Shorts Awards 
$500 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
2,000 word limit ¦ $10 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



June 30 - postmark or received by

Hunger Mountain
The Vermont College Journal of Arts & Letters
Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize 
$1,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2010 by Steve Almond
10,000 word limit ¦ $20 entry fee ¦ snail mail or e submission ¦ USA