Prime Number Magazine’s monthly flash fiction contest can earn you a cash prize plus publication in Prime Number Magazine (a Press 53 Publication). The prize would be judged by Press 53/Prime Number Magazine editorial staff.
$251 (a prime number) plus publication in Prime Number Magazine, Issue 139, October-December 2018
• Submit one unpublished story that is no more than 751 words, double-spaced in 12-pt. type with numbered pages.
• Multiple entries require separate reading fees.Reading fee is $7 per entry and is nonrefundable.
• The judging process is “blind,” so author’s name should not appear anywhere on or in the story.
• Writer will be prompted by Submittable to give name, bio, and contact information on a cover sheet separate from the story.
• Open to any writer anywhere in the world whose entry is unpublished and written in English.
• Authors who have published a book with Press 53 are not eligible to enter.
• Entries will only be accepted through Submittable, your online submissions manager. Requests to open your entry for editing via Submittable cannot be accepted after the deadline.
• Writer is asked to withdraw the submission through Submittable should it be accepted for publication elsewhere.
• If entry is withdrawn, reading fee is nonrefundable and entry cannot be replaced with another piece.
• Winner would be announced No later than August 31, 2018 (probably earlier)
• The winning story must remain unpublished until it appears in Prime Number Magazine, otherwise the prize and publication will be forfeited.
• Cash prize would be awarded upon publication.
Please note that :
• Prime Number Magazine is granted First Serial Rights. All rights revert back to author upon publication.
• Confirmation of entry will be sent via e-mail by Submittable immediately after submission.
• An announcement of the winner will be sent to all entrants via email through Submittable, and posted on Facebook and Twitter.
July 31, 2018, midnight Eastern Standard Time, so you might want to hurry now.