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Short Fiction Contest: Deadline DECEMBER 31


The Hudson Review is sponsoring its third Short Fiction Contest. With the exception of authors whose work we have previously published, all are welcome and encouraged to submit their original, unpublished short fiction.

Postmark deadline is now December 31, 2021. Our online submission manager closes at midnight on 12/31/21.

Contest details:

  • No submission fee
  • Stories can be submitted through our Submission Manager (or via mail to The Hudson Review, 33 West 67th St., NY NY 10023)
  • 10,000 word limit
  • 1st prize is $500, 2nd and 3rd are both $250 (Prize money is in addition to payment at our regular rates)
  • All submissions will be considered for publication
  • All fiction genres and subjects are welcome
  • Average response time is 1 to 3 months
  • Contest results will be announced in mid to late spring of 2022

Please email editors at [email protected] with any questions about the contest, and we will respond as quickly as possible.