PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers
Deadline November 15 (must be received by this date), formerly November 10. Highly recommended free contest from PEN America gives 12 prizes of $2,000 and anthology publication for the first published short story, 12,000 words maximum, by a US citizen or permanent resident. Entries must be submitted online by publisher. Eligible publications may be online magazines, print magazines distributed in the US, or cultural websites. Stories must have been published in the current calendar year. Each eligible publication may submit up to 4 stories by different authors.
Published: September 12, 2019