Dream Foundry Speculative Short Story Contest
Deadline October 8 (must be received by this date; don't enter before August 8), formerly October 11. Neutral free contest awards prizes up to $1,000 for a previously unpublished speculative fiction short story, 10,000 words maximum, by early-career writers in the genre. To qualify, an author must have published no more than 4,000 words of paid or income-earning speculative fiction in English and have earned less than $320 from those words. Author must also have never been nominated for any major speculative fiction award. Submit your story online. Sponsored by Dream Foundry, an Illinois-based nonprofit that seeks "to bolster and sustain the nascent careers of professionals working in the field of speculative literature."
Published: July 20, 2022