fiction contest: Zoetrope All Story
- FIFTEENTH ANNUAL ZOETROPE: ALL-STORY SHORT FICTION CONTEST
link for entering contest:
Guest Judge: Jim Shepard
First prize: $1,000
Second prize: $500
Third prize: $250
The three prizewinners and seven honorable mentions will be considered
for representation by William Morris Endeavor, ICM, Regal Literary, the
Elaine Markson Literary Agency, Inkwell Management, Sterling Lord
Literistic, Aitken Alexander Associates, Barer Literary, the Gernert
Company, and the Georges Borchardt Literary Agency.
Entries must be complete by October 3, 2011, at 11:59 P.M. PDT. Results
will be announced at the website December 15 and in the Spring 2012
issue of Zoetrope: All-Story; and the winning story will be published
as a special online supplement to that Spring 2012 issue.
We accept all genres of literary fiction. Entries must be: unpublished;
strictly 5,000 words or less; and accompanied by a $15 entry fee per
story. There are no formatting restrictions; please ensure only that
the story is legible.
We welcome multiple entries ($15/story) and entries from outside the
U.S. We will e-mail contest updates and results to anyone who provides
an active e-mail address. Entrants retain all rights to their stories.
Once a story is submitted, we cannot accept an updated draft. (However,
an entrant is welcome to submit an updated draft as a new entry.) Entry
fees will not be returned or adjusted.
Please e-mail us at <contests(at)all-story.com> (replace (at) with @ in
sending e-mail) with further questions. Thank you for your interest,
and good luck!