• Individual pieces in the collection may be published in periodicals, but not yet collected and published in full-length manuscript form.
• Entries may include short shorts, short fiction, and/or up to one novella. Please include a table of contents and acknowledgements page.
• Open to all writers not associated with Moon City Press or its judges, past or present. Students, employees, and alumni of Missouri State University are ineligible.
• Manuscripts should fall between 30,000 and 65,000 words.
• Manuscripts should be submitted via Submittable, https://mooncitypress.submittable.com
• A $25 entry fee is due via Submittable at the time of submission; entry fees are nonrefundable.
• Simultaneous submissions are permitted, though manuscripts should be withdrawn immediately if accepted
• Deadline: October 1, 2014. Winners will be notified in Spring 2015 and the winner will be published in Spring 2016.
• First prize: $1000, publication by Moon City Press (including international distribution through the University of Arkansas Press), and a standard royalty contract. Ten additional finalists will be named and considered for publication.
• For questions, please visit http://mooncitypress.com/ or contact Moon City Editor Michael Czyzniejewski at
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