Archive for May 1st, 2010

Gemini Magazine Second Annual Flash Fiction Contest

1 May 2010

Gemini Magazine is pleased to announce its Second Annual Flash Fiction Contest. Grand prize is $1,000. Second place wins $100 and there will also be four honorable mentions.

Maximum length: 1,000 words. No restrictions on content, style or genre. All six finalists will be published in the October 2010 issue.

Entry fee: $4 ($3 for each additional entry). Deadline: August 31, 2010.

Full details at


The Dublin Review of Books: Once Off Flash Fiction Contest

1 May 2010

The Dublin Review of Books is pleased to present its Once Off Flash Fiction Contest. The prize will bring recognition to distinguished flash fiction writing from within Ireland and around the world. The winning entry will receive 1,000 Euro in addition to publication in The Dublin Review of Books. Second and third place winners will also see their work appear in The Dublin Review of Books.
Final judging will be made by authors James Ryan, Eilis Ni Dhuibhne and an editor from the drb.


Submit up to 3 flash fiction stories of no more than 500 words apiece. Work must be previously unpublished. Simultaneous submissions are not accepted. Copyright will remain with winning authors. The drb reserves the rights to use winning entries up to one year after publication.

Manuscripts must include a cover letter containing name, address, e-mail address and/or telephone number, and the title of each work.

Entry fee is 10 Euro. Payment can be made through our PayPal account when submitting an entry.

Deadline for submissions is June 1, 2010. Entries received after this date will not be read. Only winning authors will be contacted.

Writers may submit through our online form (see details at .