Flash Fiction Prize - $500 Awarded

THE FIVE SOUTH FLASH FICTION PRIZE




Great stories move us. The Five South Short Fiction Prize - $500 awarded for one grand prize winner. Two finalists with honorable mention. Pieces will be selected from a shortlist of twenty.



Formatting Notes:

  • 12pt Times New Roman font

Guidelines & Info

  • Your $15 reading fee allows up to two short fiction piece per entry.

  • Word Count: No more than 1000 words each.

  • We allow multiple submissions – each submission is subject to separate submission fees.

  • Only unpublished work will be considered for this contest – this includes self-published works (digital or print) as well as personal blogs/Medium and other online publishing platforms.

  • Simultaneous submissions are okay—please let us know and withdraw your entry if you find another home for your writing. We are unable to refund withdrawn submissions.

  • All English-language submissions are welcome.

  • All entries are read blind. Please do not include any personal information on your submission.

1 GRAND PRIZE WINNER WILL RECEIVE

  • $500award

  • Publication in the print edition of our 2022 Short Fiction Anthology


2 FINALISTS WILL RECEIVE

  • Publication in the print edition of our 2022 Short Fiction Anthology

Final Notes:

  • All short-listed entries will be considered for the print Short Fiction Anthology and Issue 3 of Five South.

  • All entrants will be added to our fantastic free newsletter. You can unsubscribe at the bottom of every email.




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