Short story contest—SUBMISSIONS CLOSED

To make a long story short: we want your stories! The Hudson Review’s biennial short story contest is open from September 1, 2023 to November 30, 2023. Online submissions close at 11:59 p.m. on November 30; mailed submissions must be postmarked November 30. Guidelines as follows:

Open to writers never before published in The Hudson Review.
10,000 word limit.
No simultaneous submissions.
No previously published work.
Submit online or by mail (enclose SASE) to 33 W. 67th St., New York, NY 10023.
No submission fee.

First prize: $1000.
Second and third prizes: $500.

Winning stories will be published in The Hudson Review. All submissions will be considered for publication and payment at our regular rates.

Check out the 2021 winners: “Grain” by Lori J. Williams; runners-up “God’s Appointments” by Sam Levy & “A Name for Everything” by Roy Parvin.


We can’t wait to read your work!