Posted by: anitanolan | July 30, 2012

Tony Hillerman Short Story Contest

From Wordharvest:

They are looking for mystery short stories, set primarily in New Mexico. We’re seeking compelling, original, well-written stories that have not been previously published.
Submission details – Submit mystery short stories that are 2,500 words or less, written in English, set primarily in New Mexico. The story must be previously unpublished. Submissions must be typed, single-sided, double-spaced. Please use page numbers and your title ONLY on each page. Submissions must include a separate cover sheet with title, word count, writer’s name, address, phone number and email address.
Fee – Each entry must be accompanied by a check or money order for $20 payable to WORDHARVEST. Multiple entries by the same writer are allowed. Want a critique from the contest judge? Please add $100 per story.
Deadline – All entries must be postmarked no later than August 15.

For more details, go to and scroll down the page. The short story contest info is listed below the novel contest info.


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