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Summer seems like the right time to write short. Show us your very best work in any genre, fiction or nonfiction. The catch? We’ll only accept works that are 1,000 words or less.

Earlybird Deadline: August 15th, 2022*
Last-Call Deadline:
August 29th, 2022

Grand prize: $1,000 and publication in our magazine   
Word count: 1,000 words or less   
Other prizes: Our second-place winner will receive $500 and publication on our website, writermag.com; our third-place winner will receive $250 and publication on writermag.com as well.          
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*Save $5 on your entry fee by submitting by August 15!


>> Read the contest guidelines here <<

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