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F(r)iction Fall 2023 Writing Contests


Posted on 17 August 2023

3 November 2023

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone over the age of thirteen.

Short description

The competition is organized by F(r)iction, a literary journal published by Brink Literacy Project

We accept work, written in English, from anywhere in the world—regardless of genre, style, or origin—and welcome speculative writing and experimental literature. Strange is good. Strange with a strong character arc is even better. Keep it weird, folks.

There are three catregories:

Short Story: 1,001 – 7,500 words.
Poetry: up to three pages per poem.
Flash Fiction: up to 1,000 words per piece.

All work must be previously unpublished.

Entry fees
Short Story: $15
Flash Fiction: $10 (single entry) / $12 (3 pack)
Poetry: $10 (single entry) / $12 (3 pack)

Short Story: 1st prize receives $1,000
Flash Fiction: 1st prize receives $300
Poetry: 1st prize receives $300

Up to five finalists in each category will be considered for publication in F(r)iction.

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website