Writers submit an original work of fiction no longer than 500 words, based on our prompt.
We accept only 500 entries.
Faculty from the country's top MFA Creative Writing Programs judge the contest
The winning author receives $500 cash.
Second-place author receives $200, and third-place author receives $100.
We publish winning stories (and honorable mentions) on our website.
At the end of the year, we e-publish an anthology of the year's winners for the Kindle, Nook and iPad.
Details are at www.Fiction500.com.
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