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Geminga Contest for Tiny Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, or Art

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Geminga is a neutron star so small it was difficult to detect. It was named, in part, for a transcription of gh’è minga, meaning “it’s not there.” With Geminga, Sunspot Lit honors the power of the small.

Fees Notice: This project charges fees (or requires purchases) for all submissions. The fee is USD $5.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2021

Publication Media & Contest Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationAwarded 1 x per year.
Print Publication Print PublicationAwarded 1 x per year.

Fiction Temp Closed

Dates:

Will be open to submissions from 01 January 2025* (approx. 164 days from now) through 31 January 2025. 0

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience.

Genres:
General General
Lengths:
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 100 words.
Styles:

Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics.

Winner's Prize:

Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment. Details: USD $100.

Submissions:

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


Nonfiction Temp Closed

Dates:

Will be open to submissions from 01 January 2025* (approx. 164 days from now) through 31 January 2025. 0

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience.

Lengths:
Essay EssayUp to 100 words.
Narrative Nonfiction Narrative NonfictionUp to 100 words.
Styles:

Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics.

Winner's Prize:

Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment. Details: USD $100.

Submissions:

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


Poetry Temp Closed

Dates:

Will be open to submissions from 01 January 2025* (approx. 164 days from now) through 31 January 2025. 0

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience.

Genres:
General General
Lengths:
Poem PoemNo line limits known.
Poetry Forms:

Open to all/most Forms.

Styles:

Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics.

Winner's Prize:

Professional payment (US$50 or more per poem) Professional payment. Details: USD $100.

Submissions:

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


Visual Art Temp Closed

Dates:

Will be open to submissions from 01 January 2025* (approx. 164 days from now) through 31 January 2025. 0

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience.

Lengths:
Artwork Artwork
Art Media:

Open to all/most Art Media.

Art Styles:

Open to all/most Art Styles.

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics.

Winner's Prize:

Professional payment (US$50 or more per piece) Professional payment. Details: USD $100.

Submissions:

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


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Geminga Contest for Tiny Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, or Art Submission Statistics — Free Preview!

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AccuracyWe have received 2 reports from 2 different members within the past 12 months. The more responses reported, the more accurate the information.

Other Information

The most common submission fee paid: USD $12.50.
Most recent response reported was received on 14 Feb 2024.
Responses have been received for submissions sent as recently as 17 Jan 2024.

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Dates

Last Updated: 01 Jul 2024
Last Audited: 01 Jul 2024. (We audit each active listing twice a year. Learn more at link.)
Date Added: 21 Jan 2021

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