Posted by: anitanolan | February 14, 2013

Wabash Prize for Fiction

From the Sycamore Review site:


Final Judge: Charles Baxter

First Prize: $1000 and publication in the Summer/Fall 2012 issue


Submission Deadline: March 22, 2013

1. For each submission, send one story (limit 7,500 words).

2. A $15 reading fee (check or money order) payable to Sycamore Review must accompany each submission. The reading fee includes a year’s subscription toSycamore Review, which will include a print copy of the prize issue and an electronic copy of the Winter/Spring 2013 issue.

3. Additional stories may be included for an additional reading fee of $5 for each additional story. If submitting more than one story, please submit ALL stories in a single word document.

4. Manuscript pages should be numbered and should include the title of the piece.

5. All entries will be read blind. Information that identifies the author should NOT appear on the manuscript itself.

6. All stories must be previously unpublished.

7. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable only if Sycamore Review is notified immediately upon acceptance elsewhere.

8. Each story will be read by at least two Sycamore staffers, with the winner selected by judge Charles Baxter.

9. All contest submissions will be considered for regular inclusion in Sycamore Review.

See the full set of rules here.


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