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Big In China Short Fiction Competition 0

A project of H.A.L. Publishing (see other related projects).

Do not submit here! This project is permanently closed to submissions. We provide the following information as an archive.


Founded in 2009 by Bjorn Wahlstrom, a Swede living in Shanghai, China, the independent English language publisher, H.A.L. Publishing is proud to announce its first international short fiction competition, The Big In China Short Fiction Competition. The purpose of this contest is to reach across the 16,000 miles (the author of this post is American, so if you want kilometers feel free to do the conversion yourself, we are Barbarians that way) between China and the North American continent so that HAL’s loyal readers can be privy to reading work from a larger cross section of writers, and so that new readers can discover HAL. We know of NO other contest like this in history. You can bridge the chasm of thousands of years of sometimes tenuous relations by participating in this historic literary event.

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Publication Medium & Contest Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationOne-time contest.

Fiction Closed

General General
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 1,500 words.
Winner's Prize:
We list broad pay categories rather than prize specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Pay ranges from Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
OK No No Unknown NoText format submissions
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Last Updated: 23 Apr 2020
Date Added: 25 Jul 2012

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