Monday, 14 December 2009

Mslexia looking for flash fiction

Women writers, take note: Mslexia is looking for flash fictions of a maximum 150 words on the theme of "harness." The deadline is 12 February 2010. Further details are available here.

Sunday, 13 December 2009

An online journal reviewing short story collections

The Short Review is a monthly online journal that publishes reviews of short story collections and anthologies as well as interviews with short story authors. They also have regular competitions and book giveaways. It's edited by Tania Hershman, author of The White Road and Other Stories (Salt, 2008), a collection of short and short short stories which was longlisted for the Orange Prize.

Tuesday, 8 December 2009

Ambit 200 Words Competition

"Ambit magazine 200 words poetry and prose competition

To celebrate our 200th issue Ambit invites you to enter our 200 WORDS COMPETITION! Judged by Ambit writers Naomi Foyle and David Gaffney.

Send us poems or prose of 200 words* for a chance to win!

1st prize: £500
2nd prize: £200
3rd prize: £75

What sort of writing does Ambit like? Buy a copy to find out. Better yet, subscribe!

Entries cost £4 for the first one, and £3 for subsequent entries.

(*no shorter than 196, no longer that 204. This includes the title!)

Closing date is 15 February 2010."

You can find the entry form on Ambit's website.