Untold Story Award
Deadline May 21 (must be received by this date). Recommended free contest awards $5,000 for a previously unpublished deep dive feature story, 6,000 words maximum, by a US citizen aged 18+ on a theme that changes annually. For 2018, the theme is "Renegades", meaning "rebels with a cause, dedicated activists, game changers, anyone going against the grain and making a real, measurable impact". Entries must be reported (no first-person or fiction). Sponsor will accept completed pieces or detailed proposals. Submit online. Sponsored by the online publication Narratively, which focuses on "ordinary people with extraordinary stories".
Published: May 8, 2018