june, 2020

04jun12:00 am11:45 pmLiterary Taxidermy Short Story CompetitionInternational Entry Fee: $10
Max word count: 2,500
Top Prize: $500

Event Details

The Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition invites writers to stitch together their own stories between the opening and closing lines of two classic works of literature.

NO GENRE REQUIREMENTS. Everything’s fair game: satire, tragedy, science fiction, humor, fantasy, suspense, mystery, romance, hyper realism, magical realism, plain old realism, speculative fiction, flash fiction, meta-fiction, meta-meta-fiction, hamster tales, poetry, et cetera. If you’re able to take this year’s opening and closing lines and weave them into a Spenserian sonnet with 3 quatrains and a couplet, go for it!

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