New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award

Deadline: August 27, 2010 Web: www.nypl.org/yl E-mail address: carolyn_gan@nypl.org Entry Fee: None A prize of $10,000 is given annually to honor a novel or short story collection by a U.S. citizen who is 35 or younger. Publishers and agents may submit 10 copies of a book (or bound galleys) published in 2010, a nomination form, […]

Memphis Magazine Fiction Contest

Deadline: August 1, 2010 Web: www.memphismagazine.com Entry Fee: $10 A prize of $1,000 and publication in Memphis Magazine is given annually for a short story by a writer who lives within 150 miles of Memphis. Unpublished stories and those previously published in magazines with a circulation under 20,000 are eligible. Submit a short story of […]

Narrative Magazine Spring Story Contest

Deadline: July 31, 2010 Web: www.narrativemagazine.com Entry Fee: $20 A┬áprize of $4,000 and publication in Narrative Magazine is given annually for a short story, a short short story, an essay, or an excerpt from a work of fiction or creative nonfiction. A second prize of $1,500 also is awarded. The editors will judge. Using the […]

Glimmer Train Press Very Short Fiction Award

Deadline: July 31, 2010 Web: www.glimmertrain.org Entry Fee: $15 A prize of $1,200 and publication in Glimmer Train Stories is given twice yearly for a short story. Submit a story of up to 3,000 words with a $15 entry fee during the month of July. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

The Story Prize

Deadline: July 15, 2010 Web: www.thestoryprize.org E-mail: info@thestoryprize.org Entry Fee: $75 A prize of $20,000 is given annually to honor a short story collection written in English and first published in the United States. Two runners-up will receive $5,000 each. Larry Dark and Julie Lindsey will select the three finalists; three independent judges will choose […]

2011 Bard Fiction Prize

Deadline: July 15, 2010 Web: www.bard.edu/bfp E-mail: bfp@bard.edu Entry Fee: None A prize of $30,000 and a one-semester appointment as writer-in-residence at Bard College is given annually to a U.S. fiction writer under the age of 40. The recipient must give at least one public lecture and meet informally with students but is not expected […]