This annual national short fiction contest features a first place $2,000 cash award, and includes an invitation to an awards dinner on the campus of Rosemont College on Friday, October 11, 2013. New for 2013: a second place cash prizeof $500 and third place cash prize of $250. The winning stories will appear in the Fall 2013 print and online issue ofPhiladelphia Stories. The Marguerite McGlinn Prize for Fiction is made possible by the generous support of the McGlinn, Hansma, and Dry families.
Contest Submission Guidelines:
- Submission period: EXTENDED DEADLINE TO JUNE 15, 2013.
- Previously unpublished works of fiction up to 8,000 words.
- Multiple submissions will be accepted for the contest only. Simultaneous submissions are also accepted, however, we must be notified immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.
- Only authors currently residing in the United States are eligible.
- Submissions will only be accepted via the website.
- There is a $10 reading fee for each story submitted.
- All entrants will receive a complimentary one-year membership to Philadelphia Stories.
- Winners will be announced by October 1, 2013.
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