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$20.00 USD, $15.00 USD

$15 contest entry fee, and you'll receive the issue containing the winning stories (tentatively scheduled for Issue 106)
$20 reading fee, and you'll receive a one-year subscription, starting with the winning stories issue plus the following issues

  • Please submit up to three stories. Submit each story in a separate file (the system will allow you to upload up to three files with each submission.)
  • 500 words maximum per story
  • Additional stories may be submitted in a separate submission with additional submission fee
  • Previously published stories, including those that have appeared on web sites, blogs, social media, and personal home pages, are not eligible
  • First-place story wins $1,000 and publication
  • Second- and third-place stories will be published
  • All stories considered for possible publication


We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.