Contest: Short Story


Deadline: February 15

Award: $250 and publication

The Doris Betts Fiction Prize awards $250 and publication in the North Carolina Literary Review to the author of the winning short story. Up to ten finalists will also be considered for publication. The contest is open to writers with North Carolina connections (who live or have lived in NC), members of the North Carolina Writers’ Network, or subscribers to the NCLR. The competition is for unpublished short stories up to 6,000 words. One entry per writer. No novel excerpts. No simultaneous submissions.



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