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Stringybark Young Adult short story contest


deadline is Jan. 13, 2013; 1,500 words max; link to Australia somehow; $770 worth of prizes; entry fee is $9.95; details HERE:


August Scribophile contest


August’s site-sponsored contest ventures off the beaten path of your typical YA fiction summer romance. In no more than 3000 words, entrants must explore a non-traditional summer romance, be it cyborg/human, alien/human, ghost/ghost, boy/boy or girl/girl, anything so long as it isn’t the typical, bland teen romance. Entries must be submitted by midnight of August 31st.For more information, check out the contest page:


Prizes: $50 for 1st place, $25 for second.


Young Adult (YA) Short Story Contest


Writer’s Digest Young Adult (YA) short story contest; deadline is Oct. 1, 2011; $20 entry fee; 4,000 words max; details HERE: