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Sunday, April 08, 2007

Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition

(This news courtesy of Fay Thompson)

The Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition is now accepting entries.

Stories must be original, unpublished,typed and double-spaced, and 3,000 words or less. Entries from non-U.S. writers are welcome. The contest is open only to those whose fiction hasn't appeared in a nationally distributed publication with a circulation of 5,000 or more.

Each story should be accompanied by a cover sheet with your name, complete address, e-mail address, phone number, and title of the piece.

The entry fee is $10 for each story postmarked by May 1, 2007, and $15 for each story postmarked between May 1 and May 15. Entries postmarked after May 15 will not be accepted.

Prizes include $1,000 cash to the first-place winner, $500 apiece to the second-and third-place winners, and honorable mentions to other promising writers.

All manuscripts and fees should be sent to...

The Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition
P.O. Box 993
Key West, FL 33041.

Winners will be announced in late July in Key West, and all entrants will receive a letter from Lorian (either via snail mail or e-mail) and a list of winners by October 1.

For more information, go to http://www.shortstorycompetition