(This news courtesy of WVW's own Tammy Whisman)
The Kenyon Review will begin accepting submissions for the second annual Kenyon Review Short Fiction Prize on February 1, 2009. The contest is open to all writers under 30 years of age. Submissions must be 1,200 words or less to qualify for the contest. Richard Ford will be the final judge.
The contest winner will be receive a full scholarship to attend the 2009 Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, June 20-27, in beautiful Gambier, Ohio. In addition, the winning story will be published in a special section in the Winter 2010 issue of The Kenyon Review.
Submissions will be accepted beginning February 1, 2009, and concluding February 28, 2009. Entries must be submitted through the Review's website, where an entry form will be available. Find the full contest guidelines here.