Ends on June 15, 2019

$15.00 USD

Contest Submission Guidelines:

  • Submission period: January 15-June 15, 2019.  
  • Previously unpublished works  of fiction up to 8,000 words. Please note, "published" includes any  work published in print or online, including online magazines, blogs,  public social media sites, etc.  
  • Multiple submissions will be accepted for the contest only.  Simultaneous submissions are also accepted, however, we must be notified  immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.
  •  Only authors currently residing in the United States are eligible. 
  • Submissions will only be accepted via the website. Please email contest@philadelphiastories.org if you are having any trouble with your submission.
  • There is a $15 reading fee for each story submitted. 
  • All entrants will receive a copy of the Philadelphia Stories contest issue. 
  • Winners will be announced by October 1, 2019.