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Sunday, September 20, 2015
N C S U Short story Contest
An unpublished SHORT STORY of no more than 20 double-spaced pages; limit 5000 words. The James Hurst Fiction Prize for the winning story is $500. There will also be some Honorable Mention awards.
A unpublished SHORT-SHORT FICTION story of no more than 5 double-spaced typed pages; limit 1200 words. Top prize $250.
You may enteronestory in both categories.
Here are the RULES:
The contest is open to allNorth Carolina residentsexcept 1) tenured/tenure-track professors in the University of North Carolina system or 2) writers with a published book, 3) previous winners.
Your entrymay not have been publishedin either printed form or by an established online venue.
All entries must bedouble-spaced, typed, and please include a word count on the first page. Do NOT put your name on the story, so it may be judged anonymously. Put yourname, email address and phone number on aseparatecover sheet.
Previous finalists should submit new work.
No email submissions accepted. Due to volume, we cannot contact each contestant or return stories afterwards.
DEADLINE(all entries must bepostmarkedby)OCTOBER 12th, 2015
Contestants should submit their entries to:
NCSU Short Story Contest Campus Box 8105 English Department NC State University Raleigh, NC 27695-8105