Ends on December 1, 2019

$20.00 CAD

 Minola Review invites entries for its first annual Fiction Contest

The contests are open to Canadian and international women and non-binary writers anywhere in the world, with a final deadline of midnight (EST) on Dec. 1, 2019. All entries are judged anonymously. The grand prize winner in each category will receive a prize of $750 and publication in Minola Review. The runner-up will receive $100 and publication in Minola Review. All entries will also be considered for standard publication.

Note: Minola Review will only accept submissions from women and non-binary writers. Our 2019 Fiction Contest will be judged by Heather O'Neill.

Guidelines

  • Each initial entry consists of one short story (up to 3500 words) OR 1-3 flash pieces (up to 1000 words each)  Please put all flash pieces in a single document. Please DO NOT include any identifying information on the document, or in the title the document is saved under. 
  • Entry fee is required.
    • $20 CAD for each initial entry of ONE short story (up to 3500 words) OR 1-3 flash pieces (up to 1000 words each)
    • $10 CAD for each subsequent entry consisting of ONE short story (up to 3500 words) OR 1-3 flash pieces (up to 1000 words each)
    • Multiple entries are fine. For subsequent entries, please use the link emailed to you confirming receipt of your initial entry, which will direct you to a new submittable page where you can pay the $10 entry fee. 
    • Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. Entry fees will not be refunded. 
  • Entries already published or accepted elsewhere are ineligible. Previous publication is considered to be any appearance in print or online, including on or in a newspaper, newsletter, magazine, anthology, chapbook, book, website, electronic magazine, personal blog, Twitter, or Facebook. 
  • Our shortlist will be published at minolareview.com and on our social media accounts. The winner and runner-up will be notified by email, and will be announced in March 2020.