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Dzanc Books Short Story Collection Prize

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Fees Notice: This project charges fees (or requires purchases) for all submissions. The fee is USD $25.

Country of Publication

United States

Publication Medium & Contest Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationAwarded 1 x per year.

Fiction Open Fee-based


Open to fiction submissions through 30 September 2024* (approx. 72 days from now). 0


Open to a broad Audience.

General General
Fiction Collection Fiction CollectionNo specific word count limits known.

Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.


Open to all/most Topics.

Winner's Prize:

Professional advance (US$2000 or more) + No royalties Professional advance. No royalties. Details: USD $2,500.


Method: Submittable submission manager.
Reprints: Reprints are NOT allowed.
Simultaneous submissions: Simultaneous submissions are allowed.
Multiple entries: Multiple entries are NOT allowed.
Media: Text.

Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.
* We do not know the time and/or timezone, so we cannot be more precise. Submit early to avoid disappointment.

Dzanc Books Short Story Collection Prize Submission Statistics — Free Preview!

The statistics in this section are compiled from submission reports sent to us through our submission tracker. They are not provided by the publication's editors/staff or by Duotrope's admins. Information in this section is updated a few times per day. Learn more about the statistics.
AccuracyWe have received 20 reports from 19 different members within the past 12 months, not including pending responses (see below). The more responses reported, the more accurate the information.
Days Reported40 min | 95.2 mean avg | 76.5 median | 249 max days (56.8 std dev)
Responses90.00 %
Acceptances0.00 % No publication has a 0% acceptance rate. This data is based on submission reports sent to Duotrope, and we have not received reports of any acceptances yet.
Rejections90.00 % (98.6 avg. days per rejection) | 11.1 % personal, 50.0 % form, 38.9 % unspecified | 30.0 % shortlisted
Non-Responses10.00 %
Never Responded-
Withdrawals10.00 % (64.5 avg. days per withdrawal)
Pending4 responses are pending (31 min | 82.5 mean avg | 81.5 median | 136 max days waiting | 57.3 std dev) from 4 different members This only includes pending reports from users who have been active on Duotrope within the past 30 days

Other Information

The most common submission fee paid: USD $25.00.
Most submissions are acknowledged on the same day.
Most recent response reported was received on 20 Nov 2023.
Responses have been received for submissions sent as recently as 30 Sep 2023.

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Last Updated: 06 Jun 2024
Last Audited: 05 Mar 2024. (We audit each active listing twice a year. Learn more at link.)
Date Added: 22 Jan 2012

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