Kathy Fish Fellowship for Emerging Writers
Deadline October 31 (must be received by this date), formerly September 15. Neutral free contest awards $500 fellowship for flash fiction (four samples, maximum 1,000 words each) by an emerging writer aged 18+ who has not had work published in SmokeLong Quarterly and who has not previously published or self-published a chapbook or book-length work in any genre. Winner will have one flash published in each quarterly issue and serve as the publication's "writer in residence" throughout the year following the deadline. Required application materials include a bio and the four flash fiction pieces (one of them must be unpublished and should not be submitted elsewhere simultaneously). Submit all application materials online. No $5 application fee if submitted by September 20. Sponsored by SmokeLong Quarterly, an online literary magazine dedicated to flash fiction.
Published: September 5, 2017