spectulative prose poetry/flash fiction contest
- Sixth Annual OddContest, http://odysseycon.org/contest/contest.html, sponsored
by OdysseyCon, http://odysseycon.org/, a science-fiction convention in Madison,
Wisconsin, USA, April 12-14, 2013
500 words or less of speculative prose poetry or flash fiction
Deadline: January 15, 2013
under 18 as of Jan. 1, 2013, NO ENTRY FEE, but send only ONE entry
Prizes: $50 to first place; OddCon membership and books, etc. to top 3 places
Adult division: $10 fee per entry; multiple entries allowed
Prizes: $500 to first place; OddCon membership and books, etc. to top 3 places
Details: Send 500 words or less of speculative (science-fiction, fantasy, or
horror) fiction or prose poetry (paragraph form) by January 15. No
Helpful definitions: http://odysseycon.org/contest/define.html
Previous winning stories and poems: http://odysseycon.org/contest/winners.html
Judging: The 2013 final judge will be nationally-known Minnesota poet Louis
Jenkins. Winning poems/stories will be read at OddCon, published in the program,
and posted on the OddCon site.
E-mail your work (maximum length 500 words, excluding title), pasted into body
of e-mail or attached as .doc or .rtf, to contest13@.... Put CONTEST:
(Youth or Adult), last name and first initial in the subject line. Be sure to
include your name, date of birth, and a mailing address.
NO POSTAL SUBMISSIONS, PLEASE.
Contest results will be posted by March 15.
Questions? E-mail contest13@... or call 608-566-9087.