Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Potomac Review Fiction Contest

Calling fiction writers! The Potomac Review's annual fiction contest is now accepting submissions. First prize is $1,000 and publication in the Potomac Review literary journal. Two runners-up will receive $250 and mention on our website.

*Send 1 story (up to 15 pgs), along with reading fee payable to Potomac Review. The entry fee is $20 per submission. All entrants will receive a one-year (2 issues) subscription. There are no restrictions on subject matter.

*All stories must be unpublished and less than 3,000 words.

*Submissions will not be returned, so please do not include SASE

*Entries that do not follow contest guidelines will be disqualified, so please consult complete contest guidelines before submitting (see below for link)

*Stories must be postmarked no later than March 15, 2009.

*The winning story will appear in issue #46 of Potomac Review. Only the 1st prize entry will be published in the journal.

*Only winners will be notified in late spring of 2009. For complete contest guidelines, please visit:


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