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2023 Raymond Carver Short Story Contest



Posted on 3 April 2023

17 May 2023

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone.

Short description

The contest is organized by the Carve, an American literary magazine.

Submitted work must be an original, unpublished short story up to 10,000 words.

The story must be in English.

Entry fee
The entry fee is $18.

• 1st prize: $2,000
• 2nd prize: $500
• 3rd prize: $250
• two editor's choice prizes of $125

The winners will be published in the fall issue of the magazine.

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.