(International, Quarterly, Short Story/Flash Fiction/Poetry, Entry Fees)
Tethered by Letters is a literary publisher and resource for writers and offers the following literary contests with quarterly deadlines.
Tethered by Letters accepts submissions for their short story contest (1,000 to 7,500 words, open genre), flash fiction contest (55, 250, or 500 words), and poetry contest (max of three pages per poem). TBL strives to publish writers with engaging stories, vivid characters, and fresh writing styles. All winners will be published in Tethered by Letters’ Quarterly Journal. All finalists will receive free professional edits on their submission and be considered for later publication. The prizes are $250 (USDA) for the short story winner, $50 (USDA) for the flash fiction winner, and $100 (USDA) for the poetry winner. Winners will be announced publicly in November. Multiple entries accepted. International submissions welcome.
Submission deadlines* in February, May, July, and September
*Please check the official contest website for actual contest deadlines and details.
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