The Hickory Stump Short Story Competition

“Competition is the key to success.”

The Hickory Stump Short Story Contest is now open to submissions.

Deadline: June 30th 2018 23:59:59 EST.


  • 1000 US dollars
  • One hour’s Skype conference with each of the jurists

    click here to view jury

  • Publication in The Hickory Stump. Only first North American rights apply. Afterward, you may publish again – in another magazine or anthology, for example.
  • Owing to time constraints, only 150 stories can be accepted.


General information

  • 20 US dollar reading fee
  • If the deadline for the contest has passed, sign up to the newsletter for alerts. We run several different contests per year.
  • We will acknowledge receipt of your story by email.
  • The announcement date of the results is July 20th, 2108. Results will be announced on the website and via email to all participants.

Please click here to read the contest rules and sign up with the form below:

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