Tag Archives: novella

Accepting submissions for The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror #24


Stephen Jones is now accepting submissions for The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror #24 (stories and novellas that were published in 2012). deadline Jan. 31, 2013; Details HERE:



Contest for book of short stories or novella


Snake Nation Press’ Serena McDonald Kennedy Award; deadline is August 31, 2012; novella up to 50,000 words or collection of short stories up to 200 pages long; fiction and nonfiction accepted; $25 entry fee; winner gets $1,000 prize; details HERE:


The Malahat Review’s novella prize


deadline is Feb. 1, 2012; one prize of $1,500 (in Canadian $); open to everyone; minimum length of 10,000 words and max is 20,000 words; no genre restriction; fees are $35 for Canadian entries; $40 fee for Americans; $45 for entries from Mexico and outside North America; details HERE:


Writing contest for first novel or novella


Dorothy and Wedel Nilsen Literary Prize for a First Novel; deadline is Nov. 1, 2011; $25 reading fee; $1,000 prize; details HERE:


Serena McDonald Kennedy Award (short story/novella contest)


Deadline is Aug. 31, 2011; up to 50,000 words if novella, or 200 pages long for collection of short stories; fiction and nonfiction are both welcome; $25 entry fee; award is $1,000 and publication; details HERE:


Leapfrog Press fiction contest


Leapfrog 2011 Fiction Contest. Open January 15–May 1.Entry fee: $30. Adult fiction: literary and mainstream novels, novellas, and short-story collections, minimum 22,000 words. First prize:Publication contract offer with advance, plus finalist awards. Finalists: $150 plus manuscript critique by finalist judges. Judges are Marge Piercy and the Leapfrog editorial staff. See www.leapfrogpress.com for details. Email: fictioncontest@leapfrogpress.com.