SmokeLong Flash Fellowship for Emerging Writers
Deadline October 15 (must be received by this date), formerly October 31. Neutral free contest awards $1,000 fellowship for flash fiction (three samples, maximum 1,000 words each) by an emerging writer aged 18+ 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 Required application materials include a bio and the three flash fiction pieces (two of them must be unpublished and should not be submitted elsewhere simultaneously). Submit all application materials online. No $8 application fee required for those who cannot afford it. Sponsored by SmokeLong Quarterly, an online literary magazine dedicated to flash fiction.
Published: August 14, 2019