short fiction contest: Yemassee
- Yemassee, the University of South Carolina’s literary journal,
announces an extension in the deadline of the William Richey Short
Submit a short story or novel excerpt of up to 10,000 words with a $10
entry fee by December 15th. The winner will receive $1,000 and
publication in Yemassee. Two runners-up will receive $100 each, and ten
additional finalists will be listed on our website. All entries will be
considered for publication.
The winner and runners-up will be selected by author David Bajo, whose
novel Panopticon is now available from Unbridled Books (October, 2010).
For more information on David Bajo, visit:
How to enter
Entries (and fees) may be submitted via submishmash at:
Or mailed to:
William Richey Short Fiction Contest
Department of English
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC. 29208
Checks should be made payable to Educational Foundation/English
Literary Magazine Fund.
Multiple submissions are accepted (with a separate fee for each entry,
and a separate SASE if submitted via regular mail). Simultaneous
submissions are also accepted, but please inform us if the piece is
accepted elsewhere and note that entry fees will not be refunded if the
submission is withdrawn.
For more information on the contest and Yemassee, please visit
Thank you, and good luck!
- 2013 William Richey Short Fiction Contest
Judge: We are excited to announce that Emily St. John Mandel will serve as the final guest judge.
Prizes: The author of the winning story will receive $500 and publication in Yemassee. Yemassee will publish stories by two runners-up, along with a list of ten finalists.
Deadline: All entries must be submitted by the November 22nd deadline.
Entry link: https://yemassee.submittable.com/submit
Entry Fee: (only!) $10. An entry fee of $10 must accompany each entry.
Word Limit: To enter, submit one piece of unpublished short fiction of up to 10,000 words. We welcome multiple story submissions; each story should be entered separately and will require its own entry fee.
Formatting, Details, Etc: All submissions should be double-spaced. Story title and page numbers should appear on all pages of the entry, but the author’s name should not appear anywhere within the entry. Entries must be submitted through submittable. Winners will be announced on our website, and all entries will be considered for publication.