november, 2020

01nov12:00 am12:00 amSeventh Drapers Guild Short Story ContestUSA Entry Fee: $15
Max word count: No limit
Top Prize: $100

Event Details

The Drapers Guild Seventh Short Story Contest is now open. For this contest we are asking for stories that fit the theme “Fiction about a Stranger.”

We are looking for fiction, set in the present time, about a person you have seen, but whom you do not know. Make up a story about a figure glimpsed on the street, for example, or a shopper ahead of you in a check-out line, or someone you shared an elevator with, etc. We want to read fiction that does not contain autobiographical details.

Note: If you already have a story in your files that you think would fit, feel free to submit it. Just keep in mind that our judge, Samuel Reifler, has a keen nose for autobiographical details.

Further details may be found on our website.

Instead of setting a deadline, The Drapers Guild closes each contest and chooses a winner after 15 stories have been received. Therefore, the November 1, 2020 deadline (required by the Almond Press submissions form) is flexible.

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