Friday, March 23, 2018

Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest

Editor's Note: There's still a little bit of time to enter.


Welcome to the 26th annual Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest. Submit published or unpublished work. $5,000 in prizes.

Judges

Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest
Dennis Norris II

Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest
Lauren Singer Ledoux

Recent Winners

Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest
Joan Corwin
Length of Days

Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest
Debbie Weingarten
The Mule Deer

Please submit between October 15, 2017 and April 30, 2018.

Prizes:

STORY: First Prize, $2,000
ESSAY: First Prize, $2,000
10 Honorable Mentions will receive $100 each (any category)
Top 12 entries published online

For this contest, a story is any short work of fiction, and an essay is any short work of nonfiction. Judge: Dennis Norris II, assisted by Lauren Singer. Please submit as many entries as you like. All themes accepted. Entries may be published or unpublished. Length limit: 6,000 words. No restrictions on age or country. Please click the Submittable button below for full details. Fee: $20 per entry. The results of our 26th annual contest will be announced on October 15, 2018.

For more information or to submit, click here.