Established in 2015 to nurture the unique and vibrant channels through which fiction has carried us, the Red Hen Press Fiction Award is for a previously unpublished fresh and original work of fiction, either a novel or short story collection.
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Country of Publication & Year Established
United States||Established in 2015
Publication Medium & Contest Frequency
|Print Publication ||Print Publication||Awarded biennially (every other year).
Fiction Temp Closed
- Open to a broad Audience.
- Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
- Open to all/most Topics.
|Novella Novella||25,000 to 40,000 words.|
|Story Collection Story Collection||More than 25,000 words.|
|Novel Novel||No specific word count limits known (our definition: more than 40000 words).|
- Winner's Prize:
- We list broad pay categories rather than prize specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
|Semi-pro advance (US$200-1999) + Unknown royalties Semi-pro advance (US$200-1999). Unknown royalties.|
| OK|| No|| No|| OK|| OK||Text format submissions |
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