september, 2019

30sep1:00 am1:00 amFeatured2nd annual Extra-Fiction ContestUSA Entry Fee: Free
Max word count: 6,000
Top Prize: $100, signed book by the father of Chicana/o/x Sci-fi, Ernest Hogan, Publication

Event Details

​​Calling all writers in any genre going beyond the norm, who reflect the wide range of science fiction, fantasy, horror, spec-lit, or just weird—in other words, extra-fiction.

​The deadline for submissions is September 30, 2019. Winners will be announced on October 31st (Halloween).

​First Prize is $100 and publication in Somos en escrito Magazine.
​Second, third, and two honorary mentions will earn publication.
All winners will receive a signed book by our judge, Ernest Hogan, the father of Chicano Sci-fi in his second straight assignment as judge.

A non-finalist will be selected as a writer of promise to receive feedback and mentoring from last year’s winner, Rudy Ch. Garcia.

Writings must be by Americans of indigenous-hispanic background (Native American, Chicanan, Latina/o/x) born in the USA or from Latin America residing in the USA. Excerpts from novels in progress may also be submitted.

Manuscripts must be unpublished, in English, Spanish, or Ingléspañol. Put “Extra-Fiction Contest 2019” in the email subject line. One submission per author, 6,000 word limit. Provide author name and contact details in the email, and title of submitted piece; no identification on the manuscript.

​Submit to [email protected] 12 pt Times New Roman, double spaced, indentations at .5 inch. Include bio and photograph (jpg format, min 900 dpi).

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