Carve Magazine Raymond Carver Short Story Contest
Deadline: May 15, 2021
Now in its 21st year, the Carve Magazine Raymond Carver Short Story Contest is one of the most renowned fiction contests in the world. The contest opens each year April 1-May 15 and offers $3,000 across five prizes.
Prizewinners will appear in the fall issue of Carve in October alongside in-depth interviews of the authors. Additionally, Carve will forward the winning stories to three literary agencies. Leesa Cross-Smith, author of This Close To Okay, is the 2021 guest judge.
Visit our website to read the full guidelines and submit.