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THE FIFTEENTH ANNUAL

SHORT STORY CONTEST

FIRST PRIZE: $1,000

Second Prize: $100
Three Honorable Mentions: $25
Entry Fee: $8
Deadline: April 1, 2024

All Five Finalists Will Be Published Online in the June 2024 Issue of Gemini

  • Any Subject, Style or Length
  • Entries Must Be Unpublished
  • Multiple Entries Are Allowed
  • Stories from Blogs Allowed
  • All Entries Are Read Blind


ENTER BY EMAIL:

CHOOSE NUMBER OF ENTRIES
  1. Pay entry fee with credit, debit or PayPal: $8 each.  You will receive a transaction or receipt number.
  2. Paste the number you receive into an email.
  3. Attach entry as a .doc or .pdf file with NO identifying information or paste into body of email. Send to fictioncomp@gemini-magazine.com

Do not include bio. Include contact info in email only. (It is removed before reading.)

You should receive a confirmation email. If not, check spam folder, then contact editor here.

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ENTER BY SNAIL MAIL:

Mail previously unpublished entry with $8 check or money order, payable to Gemini Magazine, to:

Gemini Magazine
Short Story Contest
P.O. Box 1485
Onset, MA 02558 USA

Include $8 for each additional entry. Put name/contact info on separate page only. Include SASE for reply (optional).

Postmark deadline: April 1, 2024

READ PREVIOUS WINNERS:

 

Top image: Trane’s World by Debra Hurd

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