Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Potomac Review Fiction Contest Now Accepting Entries

Maryland’s Potomac Review announces the return of the Annual Fiction Contest:

1st Prize: $1,000
2nd Prize: $250

Submission Guidelines:
Send 1 story (up to 15 pgs), along with $20 reading fee payable to Potomac Review. All entrants will receive a one-year (2 issues) subscription.

Put author’s name and address on the cover letter only. Include a cover letter (including complete contact info, brief bio, and name of story), and a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) for contest results. Entries will not be returned.

All entries must be typed and previously unpublished; no name or address should appear on the story itself.

Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, but please note this in your cover letter and notify us immediately of acceptance elsewhere.

Deadline: Postmarked December 1st-March 15th.

Winners announced April 15th, 2009

The winning story will appear in issue #46 of Potomac Review. Only the 1st prize entry will be published in the journal. Runner-up will be posted on the website.

Entries that do not follow contest guidelines will be disqualified

Please direct all contest questions to: Potomacrevieweditor@montgomerycollege.edu. Details at http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/potomacreview/fiction_contestad.html.

Mail Submissions to:
Potomac Review
Montgomery College
51 Mannakee Street
Macklin Tower Room 212
Rockville, MD 20850


DC-area author Leslie Pietrzyk explores the creative process and all things literary.