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Short Story Contest Registration

  Registration opens on Monday, March 4 at 9:30 a.m.


Please read all of the rules and guidelines before you submit your entry.

Frequently Asked Questions

To enter, you must complete the online registration form below and upload an electronic file of your manuscript. Please ensure that your manuscript is formatted as follows:

  1. The manuscript must be double spaced and not exceed 3000 words. Stories over 3000 words will be rejected without review.
  2. Pages must be numbered, and the manuscript title must appear on every page
  3. The manuscript must be saved as "Story Title-Author Name" (Ex: “Librarians in Love - Elsee Dewey”)
  4. Use standard fonts such as Times New Roman, Arial, Calibri, or Georgia in 12 point font size
  5. Do not include the author’s name in the manuscript itself

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