Deadline: October 1, 2023

Entry fee: $25

About the competition

A submission is one original short story, written in English, up to 7,000 words. This contest is open only to writers who have not yet published a book of fiction. Published books include self-published books with ISBN numbers. Those who have published books in other genres besides fiction remain eligible.

Competition guideline

  • All of our contests open May 1 with October deadlines.
  • The mission of the TWFest Writing Contest is to promote new work from emerging artists.
  • The mission of the SASFest Writing Contest is to promote and publish new work by LGBTQ+ writers.
  • TWFest hosts contest in one-act playwriting, short fiction, poetry, and very short fiction.
  • SASFest hosts contests in short fiction and poetry.
  • TWFest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization. SASFest is a program of TWFest.
  • We welcome submissions from around the world.
  • Submissions must be original work and not published in any way. 
  • Please review contest guidelines carefully to avoid disqualification.
  • Read the whole guideline and submit your entry here.
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