John Steinbeck Award for FictionDeadline: November 1, 2019
Top Prize: $1,000 prize
Entry Fees: $20
Website: Reed Magazine
The John Steinbeck Award for Fiction is a short-story contest open to fiction submissions of up to 5,000 words. The contest is run by Reed magazine. It is named after the Nobel Prize-winning American author.
There is a $20 reading fee to enter the contest. This is includes a free copy of the latest issue of Reed. The winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize.
The guidelines specify that stories should be formatted in double-spaced 12-point font with word count and a brief bio included. You can submit through Reed's Submittable form which can be found in the literary journal's "Submit" section.
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