Competition Rules

Please read the Contest Rules carefully

  • Submit a work of fiction in English of no more than 4000 words.
  • Include only your own original work.
  • Please submit before the submission deadline of June 30th 2018 23:59:59 EST.
  • Send your story in reply to the confirmation email, or at any time before the submission deadline to, including the word “submission” in the email.
  • Include the required information in your submitted document:
    • Include your name and valid e-mail address before the title of your story. We need these to double-confirm the information from the submission form, to be sure we can inform you if you win.
  • You agree to have your photo, short biography and name or pseudonym appear online.
  • Please send the reading fee of 20 USD using the submission forms below. The fee is nonrefundable.
  • The decision of the judges is final. Find out more about our panel of judges.
  • The announcement of the winner will be July 20th, 2018.

To submit your story, click or tap here.