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  • AllisonJ
    F. Scott Fitzgerald s classic, The Great Gatsby, is once again celebrated in movie theaters this summer and as a contributor to The Saturday Evening Post
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 9, 2013
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      F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic, The Great Gatsby, is once again celebrated in movie theaters this summer and as a contributor to The Saturday Evening Post Fitzgerald penned almost 70 short stories which defined an era.

      Today, the Post announces its "2014 Great American Fiction Contest" which gives aspiring writers the opportunity to appear on the same hallowed pages as famous Post contributors like Fitzgerald. The winning story will be published in the January/February 2014 issue of The Saturday Evening Post and on the magazine's website. The winner will also be awarded $500, while five runners-up will receive $100 each and have their stories published on the Post's website.

      Entry details can be found at:
      http://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/fiction-contest
    • aejos
      http://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/fiction-contest Entry form: https://saturdayeveningpost.wufoo.com/forms/fiction-contest-entry-form/ In its nearly three
      Message 2 of 4 , Feb 11, 2014
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        http://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/fiction-contest

        Entry form:
        https://saturdayeveningpost.wufoo.com/forms/fiction-contest-entry-form/

        In its nearly three centuries of existence, The Saturday Evening Post
        has published short fiction by a who’s who of American authors
        including F. Scott Fitzgerald; William Faulkner; Anne Tyler; Kurt
        Vonnegut, Jr.; Ray Bradbury; Louis L’Amour; Sinclair Lewis; Jack
        London; and Edgar Allan Poe. You have the opportunity to join our
        illustrious line-up by entering The Saturday Evening Post’s Third
        Annual Great American Fiction Contest.

        The winning story will be published in the Jan/Feb 2015 edition of The
        Saturday Evening Post, and the author will receive a $500 payment. Five
        runners-up will each receive a $100 cash payment and will also have
        their stories published online.

        Submission Guidelines

        Stories must be between 1,500 and 5,000 words in length
        All stories must be submitted by the author, and previously unpublished
        (excluding personal websites and blogs)
        No extreme profanity or graphic sex scenes
        All stories must be submitted online in Microsoft Word format with the
        author’s name, address, telephone number, and email address on the
        first page.
        Entries should be character or plot-driven pieces in any genre of
        fiction.
        Think local. The Post has historically played a role in defining what
        it means to be an American. Your story should in some way touch upon
        the publication’s mission: Celebrating America, past, present, and
        future.
        There is a $10 entry fee, which helps defray a portion of the cost of
        operating the contest.
        All entries must be received electronically or postmarked by July 1,
        2014.
        - See more at:
        http://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/fiction-contest#sthash.RQxFjgzi.dpuf
      • aejos
        The Saturday Evening Post 2015 Great American Fiction Contest is underway! Fiction Contest Entry Form
        Message 3 of 4 , Jun 20, 2014
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          The Saturday Evening Post 2015 Great American Fiction Contest is underway!

           


          In its nearly three centuries of existence, The Saturday Evening Post has published short fiction by a who’s who of American authors including F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner, Anne Tyler, Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Ray Bradbury, Louis L’Amour, Sinclair Lewis, Jack London, and Edgar Allan Poe. You have the opportunity to join our illustrious line-up by entering The Saturday Evening Post’s Third Annual Great American Fiction Contest.

          The winning story will be published in the Jan/Feb 2015 edition of The Saturday Evening Post, and the author will receive a $500 payment. Five runners-up will each receive a $100 cash payment and will also have their stories published online.

          Submission Guidelines

          • Stories must be between 1,500 and 5,000 words in length.
          • All stories must be previously unpublished (excluding personal website and/or blog publication).
          • No extreme profanity or graphic sex scenes.
          • All stories must be submitted by the author and in Microsoft Word format with author’s name, address, telephone number, and email address on the first page.
          • Entries should be character or plot-driven pieces in any genre of fiction.
          • Think local. The Post has historically played a role in defining what it means to be an American. Your story should in some way touch upon the publication’s mission: Celebrating America — past, present, and future.
          • There is a $10 entry fee, which helps defray a portion of the cost of operating the contest.
          • All entries must be received electronically or postmarked by July 1, 2014.
          - See more at: http://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/fiction-contest#sthash.OCShRvPh.dpuf


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