Saints and Sinners GLBT Literary Festival’s Second Annual Short Fiction Contest

15 October 2010

The Saints and Sinners GLBT Literary Festival’s Second Annual Short Fiction Contest is soliciting original, unpublished short stories between 5,000 and 7,000 words with GLBT content on the broad theme of Saints and Sinners.

The contest is open to authors at all stages of their careers and to stories in all genres. This year’s contest will be judged by best-selling author John Berendt (Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, The City of Falling Angels).

The entry fee is $15 per story.

There is no limit on the number of stories each author may enter.

One grand prize of $250 and two second place prizes of $50 will be awarded. In addition, the top stories will be published in an anthology from QueerMojo, an imprint of Rebel Satori Press.

There will also be a book release party held during the 9th annual Saints and Sinners Literary Festival in New Orleans May 12-15, 2011. The deadline for the receipt of manuscripts is November 1, 2010.

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans
Literary Festival
938 Lafayette Street, Suite 514
New Orleans, LA 70113

See website to download entry form.
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The Festival’s mission is threefold: to serve the community through educational, theatrical, literary, and musical programs; to nurture, support, and showcase regional, national and international writers, actors, musicians, and other artists; to honor the creative genius of Tennessee Williams, who considered this city his spiritual home.

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