Fiction writers! Please see below for details on the Trib’s annual short story contest.
Entries will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.
The Nelson Algren Literary Awards starts at 10:01 p.m. (CT) on Dec. 1, 2014, and ends at 11:59 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. By June 1st, 2015, a panel of judges will select 10 winners (one grand prize winner, four finalists and five runners up).
All entries must be:
- Less than 8,000 words
- Double spaced
- Written in English
One grand prize winner will receive $3,500. Four finalists will each receive $1,000. Five runners-up will each receive $500. Total value of all prizes: $10,000.
Your name and contact information MUST NOT appear on any page of your story.
If you are submitting two entries, please submit each entry separately. NOTE: Only 2 entries are allowed per person.
Visit the Submittable page to submit and for further details.