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Kore Press Short Fiction Award – Extended Dealine

4 November 2010

2011 KORE PRESS SHORT FICTION AWARD
Judge: Antonya Nelson
EXTENDED Deadline: November 30, 2010
A prize of $1,000 plus chapbook publication by Kore Press will be given for a short story written in English.
This competition is open to any woman writing in English, regardless of nationality.
How to Submit
Submit your manuscript and $15 entry fee on-line here: http://korepress.org/submissions
Comment box should include:
daytime and evening telephone numbers
where you heard about the contest
Manuscripts must be:
NO DOCX FILES. ONLY DOC AND RTF.
A minimum of 4,000 words and a maximum of 12,000 words
Doublespaced
Paginated
Anonymous (do not include your name anywhere on the manuscript, please do not include a title page with names).
Original fiction written by applicant (translations are not eligible)
Unpublished at the time of submission (if the story is accepted elsewhere during our deliberation process, please notify us immediately)

For more information reference http://korepress.org/KorePressShortFictionAward.htm, email editorial@korepress.org or call 520-327-2127.

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PPooDD Monthly Travel Writing Competition

4 November 2010

PPooDD is a cooperative and collaborative travel writing project holding monthly writing competitions to attract new membership and reward current members. There is no entry fee, but you must be an active participant in the project to enter.
 
November – Encounters With Animals
December – Music
January – Christmas
 
Closing date is the final day of the month
 
An ‘active participant’ on the site submits three new and original pieces of work in the month to
http://s7.zetaboards.com/PPooDD/forum/49678/
 
and comments upon, improves, edits and advises other members on at least six pieces of work.
http://s7.zetaboards.com/PPooDD/forum/49677/
 
All entries must be ‘travel writing’, and exactly what that means is an open issue, but the participatory aspects of the project should identify when a piece is not travel writing. Poetry is permitted.
 
Entries must be:
Less than 500 words
Not be written in the first person
Epitomize some aspect of the place in question
 
And should be:
About the darker seamier side of life: sickness, sex, drugs, crime, grime, whaling, death, danger, recklessness, dangerous places, terrorism, eating yak.
Full details, terms and conditions are here.
http://s7.zetaboards.com/PPooDD/topic/8394247/1