Sunday, September 30, 2007

Kore Press Chapbook Competition

For female writers of short ficton, it's just a month away!

kore press chapbook competition


Lydia Davis


31 October


The 2008 Fiction Award Winner will receive $1,000 plus publication as a stand-alone short-story chapbook.


This competition is open to any woman writing in English, regardless of nationality.

Please submit one copy of a previously unpublished short story, a cover sheet, and a $15 reading fee payable to Kore Press. Please make sure your name, address, phone numbers and email address is on the cover sheet (see below).

All entrants will be notified of results via email. If you wish, you may send a self-addressed stamped postcard to confirm we received your manuscript. Please note that manuscripts cannot be returned.

Cover sheet should include:

* name
* address
* daytime and evening telephone numbers
* email address
* title of manuscript

Manuscripts must be:

* a minimum of 4,000 words and a maximum of 12,000 words
* on standard white paper, doublespaced
* paginated
* unbound
* anonymous (do not include your name anywhere on the manuscript)
* original fiction written by the applicant (translations are not eligible)
* unpublished at the time of submission

If the story is accepted elsewhere during our deliberation process, please notify us immediately.

Send submissions to:

Kore Press, Short Fiction Award
P.O. Box 3044
Tucson, AZ 85702-3044

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