Winning Writers – Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Easy Contest – Win 1 of 2 grand prizes of $2,000 each OR 1 of 22 minor prizes

Please submit during October 15, 2018-April 30, 2019.

Prizes:

STORY: First Prize, $2,000
ESSAY: First Prize, $2,000
The top two winners will also receive one-year gift certificates from our co-sponsor, Duotrope (a $50 value)
10 Honorable Mentions will receive $100 each (any category)
Top 12 entries published online
Enter via Submittable

For this contest, a story is any short work of fiction, and an essay is any short work of nonfiction. Judge: Dennis Norris II, assisted by Lauren Singer Ledoux. Please submit as many entries as you like. All themes accepted. Entries may be published or unpublished. Length limit: 6,000 words maximum. No restrictions on age or country. Please click the Submittable button in the Entry Link for full details. Fee: $20 per entry. Read the winning entries from the 26th contest. The results of our 27th contest will be announced on October 15, 2019.

Submit stories and essays on any theme, up to 6,000 words each. The winning story and essay will each receive $2,000. Ten Honorable Mentions will receive $100 each. The top 12 entries will be published online. Judge: Dennis Norris II, assisted by Lauren Singer Ledoux. This contest is proudly co-sponsored by Duotrope, which will award one-year gift certificates to the top two winners, a $50 value.

For this contest, a story is any short work of fiction, and an essay is any short work of nonfiction. You may submit published or unpublished work. This contest accepts multiple entries (submit them one at a time). Please omit your name from your entries. We prefer 12-point type or larger. Please avoid fancy, hard-to-read fonts. Double-spacing is recommended.