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SHORT STORY FICTION CONTEST
ENTRY FEE: $15.00
DEADLINE: June 30, 2016
1.Entry must be original, unpublished (in any form). Must not be accepted by other publishers at time of submission.
2. Manuscript word count––1500 words maximum, 12 pt Times New Roman, double spaced.
3. Your name, phone number, email address, mailing address and word count must be on page 1 ONLY with title and story beginning on page 2.
4. No Erotica
Submit your story document online (see contact form below).
Send your $15.00 entry fee via PayPal (PayPal will appear once you have submitted your story.)
To submit by regular mail, your check must be attached to story, made out to Southern Writers Magazine. Mail to Southern Writers Magazine, 1016 W Poplar Ave., Ste. 106-177, Collierville, TN 38017
OFFICIAL RULES 1. Winners will be chosen from all entries received between May 1 and June 30, 2016. Entries will be judged by a panel of editors on the basis of writing quality, creativity, style, grammar and overall appeal. Judges will not know the identity of the entrants. Submissions must be the sole work of the entrant and previously unpublished in print or internet. Submission constitutes understanding and acceptance of rules and guidelines and grants Southern Writers Magazine first rights to publish the winning stories. Entrant retains all other publishing rights. Multiple entries accepted ($15 first entry, $10 each additional). First Place, Second Place and Third Place winners will provide high-quality JPG photo. Inclusion will be at the discretion of the publisher, but every effort shall be made to secure a suitable photo. Publisher will also request a brief bio from winners to accompany their story. 2. Winners will be announced after all entries are evaluated and winners chosen. Expected date of bonus publication is August 2016. 3. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Open to all U.S. Residents and U.S. Citizens abroad, 18 years and older; except for the staff and families of Southern Writers Magazine.