Wednesday, 28 December 2016
River Styx 2017 Microfiction Contest - LAST TWO DAYS
$1,500 First Prize
Judged by the editors of River Styx
Submissions are open until December 31, 2016
500 words maximum per story, up to three stories per entry.
Entry fee: $10 or $20. $20 entry fee includes a one-year subscription (two issues). $10 entry fee includes a copy of the issue in which the winning stories will appear.
Include name and address on the cover letter only.
First, second, and third place winners and honorable mentions will be published in the Spring/Summer Issue.
All stories will be considered for publication.
Previously published stories, including those that have appeared on websites, blogs, and personal home pages, are not eligible.
Judges will remove from consideration any entries they recognize as having been written by writers with whom they have worked or studied.
Contest results will be announced in April.
River Styx prefers submissions through Submittable. No email submissions will be considered. If you are unable to submit through our submission system, we will accept your postal submission (including a self-addressed stamped envelope for response) mailed to:
River Styx Microfiction Contest
3139 A, South Grand Blvd. Suite 203
St. Louis, MO 63118
Entries must be received by December 31, 2016.
Submit Your Work Here
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