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Fabula Press Short Story Contests

Nivalis Short Story Competition Fee: usd $10.00


Closes on Thursday, April 14, 2022 11:59 PM UTC (in 76 days)

Eligibility: The Contest is open to all writers 18 years old or above. There is no limit to the number of entries per person, but this is not bingo, and more submissions do not necessarily translate into higher chances of winning.

Contest Prizes: Apart from publication of long listed authors in an anthology, a total of three prizes will be awarded as below.

First Prize: US$500
Second Prize: US$250
Third Prize: US$150

All other longlisted authors selected for publication in the short story contest anthology shall be paid an honorarium of US$75 each

Simultaneous submissions: Allowed, but authors must let us know if the story is accepted elsewhere before our results are announced.

Stories must be written in English, original and unpublished up to the time the winners are declared on or about July 15, 2022. The contest will be blind judged, so the submitted document should only contain the name of the story and the word count, and no information about the author.

Stories must be double-spaced, in a readable font (Times New Roman, Arial, Garamond, etc.), font size 12 and not less than 2000 words. Upper word limit is 6000, but longer stories of exceptional merit may be considered at the discretion of the judges.

For detailed guidelines and to submit, please visit our submissions page

Aestas Short Story Competition 2021

Temp Closed

For detailed guidelines and to submit, please visit our submissions page