When to Submit:
We are currently open only for our 2023 fiction contest. Contest winners will be published in Issue 56 (anticipated publication 2024):
2023 Fiction Contest: Saturday, March 19, 2023 – Sunday, July 9, 2023
Please check back in summer 2023 for general submission dates for Issue 56 (2024).
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We will be accepting entries for the StoryQuarterly Fiction Prize through July 9, 2023. The winner will receive $500, and the winner, first runner-up and second runner-up will be published in StoryQuarterly Issue 56 (publication in 2024).
We are looking for previously unpublished work up to ~6,250 words.
The judge for this year’s fiction prize is Emma Copley Eisenberg. Her fiction and nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times, Granta, The Virginia Quarterly Review, McSweeney’s, Tin House, Esquire, The Washington Post Magazine, and others. She has received fellowships, grants and residencies from Bread Loaf, the Tin House Summer Workshop, the Millay Colony, Jentel Foundation, the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, and the Elizabeth George Foundation. She is the author of The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia which was named a New York Times Notable Book and Editor’s Choice of 2020 as well as nominated for an Edgar Award, a Lambda Literary Award, and an Anthony Bouchercon Award among other honors. Her debut novel, Housemates, will be published by Hogarth in 2024, as will her short story collection, Fat Swim, in 2025. She lives in Philadelphia, where she co-founded Blue Stoop, a community hub for the literary arts.
Issue 54 was published online at storyquarterly.org in late 2022 and is now also available in a print edition. This issue features new work by Elaine Kim, Chris Stuck, Rebecca Hannigan, and many more. It also includes the winners of the ninth annual Fiction Prize, judged by Edward Carey.
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