Short Story Contest: Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award
As of November 1st, we are now accepting submissions of short fiction or memoir (2000 words or fewer) for the Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award. In addition to a $200 prize, the first place winner's story will be considered for print publication in the Bethlehem Writers Group, LLC's upcoming anthology, Seasonal Pursuits: Sweet, Funny, and Strange Tales. Our previous publication, A Christmas Sampler: Sweet, Funny, and Strange Holiday Tales (2009), won two Next Generation Indie Book Awards: Best Anthology and Best Short Fiction.
Second place will receive $100
Third place will receive $50
All stories must be submitted by January 31st, 2012
Our Celebrity Judge:
Jonathan Maberry is a NY Times bestselling author, multiple Bram Stoker Award winner, and Marvel Comics author. His works include Ghost Road Blues, Patient Zero, The King of Plagues, Rot & Ruin, Dust & Decay, The Wolfman, Dead of Night, Zombie CSU, Wanted Undead or Alive, Marvel Zombies Return, Marvel Universe vs. the Wolverine, Captain America: Hail Hydra and others. He founded the Writers Coffeehouse and co-founded The Liars Club; and is a frequent keynote speaker and guest of honor at conferences including BackSpace, Dragon*Con, ZomBcon, PennWriters, The Write Stuff, Central Coast Writers, Necon, Killer Con, Liberty States, and others. Visit his blog/website at www.jonathanmaberry.com