23 December 2009

H.O.W. Journal is hosting its first short story contest to be judged by acclaimed author Susan Minot.

• The contest is open to all writers and all themes
• The word limit is 12,000.
• We do consider unpublished novel excerpts if they feel like complete stories.
• It’s fine to submit more than one story.
• Please note that all submissions should be clearly typed manuscripts, double-spaced on 8 1⁄2 x 11 inch white paper, one side only.

Reading Fee per story – $20.00

Send your submissions and reading fee, to H.O.W. Journal Short Story Contest, 12 Desbrosses Street, New York, New York, 10013.


1st Place – $1000 and publication in H.O.W. Journal
2nd Place – $300 and publication in H.O.W. Journal
3rd Place – $100 and publication in H.O.W. Journal

Submissions must be received in the H.O.W. offices by May 15th 2010.

We look forward to reading your stories!

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