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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All work must be previously unpublished.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.