Contest Categories: Short Fiction
DEADLINE: March 31, 2013
The short story can be in any genre or style and should have broad apeal.
Word Limits for short stories: 5,000 words
The final judge for this year's short fiction competition is novelist and short story writer Alyson Hagy. Originally from Virginia, Ms. Hagy now lives in Laramie and teaches at the University of Wyoming.
You do not need to be a member of NCW or in Colorado to enter the contests.
Each category will be awarded the following:
1st place: $1,000
2nd place: $250
3rd place: $100
Winners, Honorable Mentions, and Editor's Picks will be published in the annual winners' anthology, Pooled Ink: Celebrating the 2013 NCW Contest Winners (due out December 10, 2013) and receive 1 free copy. The judges' decisions are final.
The editor may pick entries from all three categories that did not place in the top 3 or receive honorable mention according to the final judges for additional inclusion in the 2013 anthology, upon permission of the authors of such entries. Editor's picks will be contacted in October and will also receive a free copy of the anthology.
Notification of winners will be via an e-mail to all contestants and this website.
The entry fee for all contests is $20 per submission. Electronic submissions only. http://www.northerncoloradowriters.com/http://www.northerncoloradowriters.co ... 012-writing-contests.html
Click on the link above and go to the contest official site