Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest

Competition Information

Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest

Submission period: October 15, 2023-May 1, 2024

Categories: A story is any short work of fiction, and an essay is any short work of nonfiction. Entries may be published or unpublished

Theme: All themes accepted.

Length limit: 6,000 words maximum.

Fee: $22 per entry.

Prizes:

  • STORY: First Prize, $3,500
  • ESSAY: First Prize, $3,500
  • The top two winners will also receive two-year gift certificates from co-sponsor, Duotrope (a $100 value)
  • 10 Honorable Mentions will receive $300 each (any category)
  • Top 12 entries published online

For further information and how to apply, please visit their website: https://winningwriters.com/our-contests/tom-howard-john-h-reid-fiction-essay-contest

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