april, 2020

01apr1:00 am15may(may 15)1:00 amThe Raymond Carver Short Story ContestInternational Entry Fee: $17
Max word count: ?
Top Prize: $1,500

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Carve was founded in 2000 to publish short stories online and has hosted the annual Raymond Carver Short Story Contest since 2001. Print and digital quarterly issues began in 2012 and feature our signature HONEST FICTION, poetry, nonfiction, interviews, illustrations, and more. The editors, staff, and volunteers who help the magazine thrive are based all over the world.

Now in its 19th year, the Raymond Carver Short Story Contest is one of the most renowned fiction contests in the world. Featuring prominent guest judges and offering $2500 across five prizes, the contest delivers exciting new fiction from writers all over the world.

The contest opens each year April 1 – May 15 and prizewinners are published in our annual fall issue in October.

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