The winner of the 2020 SmokeLong Flash Fellowship for Emerging Writers will be considered a virtual "writer in residence" at SmokeLong for four quarterly issues (March, June, September, and December
The winner of the 2020 SmokeLong Flash Fellowship for Emerging Writers will be considered a virtual “writer in residence” at SmokeLong for four quarterly issues (March, June, September, and December 2020). Each issue will include one flash by the Fellowship winner.
The winner of the Fellowship will also receive $1000.00, to be paid as follows: $200.00 on announcement of the winner, and $200.00 upon publication of a story in each of the four issues in 2020.
Fellows will also participate in online writing workshops, workshopping three flash stories each quarter, with the goal of creating a robust flash portfolio by the end of the year. The Fellow will also get an inside look at the editing process, reading and voting on submissions and acting as a guest editor for one week during their residency. We are seeking a writer who is eager to work on his or her craft and excited about the idea of working with a journal and being an active participant in our little editorial family.
Writers who do not have a published chapbook or book-length work in any genre (or are not under contract for such) are eligible to apply. NEW THIS YEAR: Former contributors to SmokeLong are eligible to apply for the fellowship, as long as they meet the other guidelines. We particularly encourage marginalized and diverse voices, such as writers of color, writers from the LBGTQ community and writers with disabilities.