The 2010 Kenyon Review Short Fiction Contest

February 16, 2010

From: Dana Levin: great contest without a fee!

There’s still time! Submissions close on Feb. 28th!

We’d be grateful if you could forward this e-mail to any interested writers you may know.

KR will be electronically accepting submissions February 1st through February 28th, 2010, through the kenyonreview.

Here are the full contest details:

Submission Guidelines

  • Writers must 30 years of age or younger at the time of submission.
  • Stories must be no more 1200 words in length.
  • Please do not simultaneously submit your contest entry to another magazine or contest.
  • The submissions link will be active February 1st to February 28th. All work must be submitted through our electronic system. We cannot accept paper submissions.
  • Winners will be announced in the late spring. You will receive an e-mail notifying you of any decisions regarding your work.
  • For submissions, we accept the following file formats only:
  • .PDF (Adobe Acrobat)
  • .DOC (Microsoft Word)
  • .RTF (Rich Text Format)
  • .TXT (Microsoft Wordpad and Notepad, Apple TextEdit

The final judge will be Louise Erdrich, winner of the 2009 Kenyon Review Award for Literary Achievement. Erdrich is the acclaimed author of the novels Love Medicine, The Beet Queen, The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse, and The Plague of Doves, as well as many others. In 2009, she published The Red Convertible: Collected and New Stories, 1978-2008.

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