Thursday 3 September 2015

Boulevard Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers: Entries Close 31 December 2015 #writing #contest

Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers

Congratulations also to our honorable mentions: Dalia Rosenfeld for "Daughters of Respectable Houses" and Jill Logan for "Take Me to the Place Where They Buried Golden Cloud."



The winning story will be first announced on the website, traditionally during June, though occasionally earlier, and then published in the Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 issue of Boulevard.

These are the complete guidelines.

Send manuscript(s) and SAS post card for acknowledgement of receipt to: Boulevard Emerging Writers Contest, PMB 325, 6614 Clayton Road, Richmond Heights, MO 63117. No manuscripts will be returned.


All entries must be postmarked by December 31, 2015. Simultaneous submissions are allowed but previously accepted or published work is ineligible. Entries will be judged by the editors of Boulevard magazine.

Entry fee is $15 for each individual story, with no limit per author, and includes a one-year subscription. Make checks payable to Boulevard.

We accept works up to 8,000 words. Author's name, address, and telephone number, in addition to the story's title and "Boulevard Emerging Writers Contest," should appear on page one. Cover sheets are not necessary. Manuscripts should be typed and double spaced.


30 years

$1,500 and publication in Boulevard awarded to the winning story by a writer who has not yet published a book of fiction, poetry, or creative non-fiction with a nationally distributed press.

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