Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival fiction contest--deadline Nov 16

The Second Annual Fiction Writing Contest


The Festival is pleased to announce the second annual Fiction Writing Contest. We are now accepting submissions by mail. Online submissions coming soon.

Grand Prize


VIP All Access Festival Pass ($500 value) for the 24th annual Festival: March 25-29, 2010

Publication in the New Orleans Review

Domestic Airfare and Accommodations to attend the 2010 Festival in New Orleans

Public Reading at the 2010 Festival

Top Ten Finalists will be published on this website and read by a celebrity author. (Author TBA).

Eligibility: Short stories, written in English, up to 7,000 words. Only open to writers who have not yet published a book of fiction. Only previously unpublished stories accepted. Unlimited entries per person. Simultaneous submissions accepted; please notify the Festival if your story is accepted elsewhere. Stories that won this contest in previous years are ineligible; their authors remain eligible but must submit new work. Stories submitted to this contest in previous years that did not place are eligible.

Deadline: November 16, 2009 (postmark). Winner will be announced by March 1, 2010.

Final Round Judge TBA.

Send to:
Fiction Contest
Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival
938 Lafayette Street, Suite 514
New Orleans, LA 70113

Online payment and entries coming soon.

Entry Fee: $25

Manuscripts will not be returned.

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