fiction contest: Kore Press
- The 2013 Short Fiction Award Deadline: March 31, 2013
To uphold our commitment to running a fully competitive contest by gathering work that represents the breadth and depth of women's voices worldwide, Kore Press has extended the deadline for the 2013 Contest.
A prize of $1,000 plus chapbook publication by Kore Press
is given annually for a short story written in English.
This competition is open to any female-identified individual writing in English, regardless of nationality.
How to Submit
The contest is currently OPEN. You can submit your manuscript and the $15 non-refundable entry fee at
Please read through submission guidelines before submitting.
Comment box should include:
daytime and evening telephone numbers
where you heard about the contest
All entrants will be notified of results via email.
Manuscripts must be:
NO DOCX FILES. ONLY DOC, PDF, AND RTF.
a minimum of 4,000 words and a maximum of 12,000 words
double-spaced and paginated
ANONYMOUS (do not include your name anywhere on the manuscript, and please do not include a title page with names).
original fiction written by the applicant (translations are not eligible)
unpublished at the time of submission (if the story is accepted elsewhere during our deliberation process, please notify us immediately)