short story contest: Open City
- 2008 RRofihe Trophy
For an unpublished short story
(up to 5,000 words)
Publication in Open City
Judged by Rick Rofihe
2008 Contest Assistant: Carolyn Wilsey
--Stories should be typed, double-spaced, on 8 1/2 x 11 paper with the author’s name and contact information on the first page and name and story title on the upper right corner of remaining pages.
--Submissions must be postmarked by September 15, 2008
--Limit one submission per author
--Author must not have been previously published in Open City
--Mail submissions to RRofihe, 270 Lafayette Street, Suite 1412, New York, NY 10012
--Enclose self addressed stamped business envelope to receive names of winner and honorable mentions
--All manuscripts are non-returnable and will be recycled.
--Reading fee is $10. Check or money order payable to RRofihe
Rick Rofihe is the author of Father Must, a collection of short stories published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Grand Street, Open City, Swink, Unsaid, and on epiphanyzine.com. His nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times, The Village Voice, Spy, and The East Hampton Star, and on mrbellersneighborhood.com. A recipient of the Whiting Writers’ Award, he has taught writing at Columbia University and the Writer’s Voice of the West Side Y. He currently teaches privately and at Gotham Writers’ Workshop in New York. He is the editor of the new online literary journal, anderbo.com.
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