The Masters Review Blog

Jul 30

Short Story Award Deadline Is Monday!

It’s our biggest prize to date and the deadline to submit is Monday, July 31!

$3000 + publication + agency review from four top literary agencies will be awarded to the winner. $200 and $100 + publication and agency review to second and third place, respectively, and all stories read will be considered for publication. For full details, click here. To read last year’s winner, selected for Best Weird Fiction and recognized as a Shirley Jackson Award finalist, click here.

“Thanks for providing a place for emerging talents to thrive!”
— Amy Williams, The Williams Agency

$3000 + Publication + Agency Review

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  • Winner receives $3000, publication, and agency review
  • Second and third place prizes ($200/$100, publication, and agency review)
  • Stories under 7000 words
  • Previously unpublished stories only
  • Simultaneous and multiple submissions allowed
  • Emerging writers only (We are interested in offering a larger platform to new writers. Self-published writers and writers with story collections and novels with a small circulation are welcome to submit. Writers with works published with a circulation of less than 5000 copies can also submit)
  • International submissions allowed
  • $20 entry fee
  • Deadline: July 31, 2017
  • Please no identifying information on your story
  • All stories are considered for publication

To submit a story, click the submit button:

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