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Red Jacket Books Short Story Competition

Contest

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Submissions open December 1st, 2022.
Deadline for Early Bird Entry is January 1st, 2023.
Deadline for Spring Entries is February 24th, 2023.

Enter your short story to win Red Jacket Books' Quarterly Short Story Contest! The winner will receive $150 and be published on our website and in our newsletter. We also are planning a yearly publication containing the year's winners along with other selections.

Entry Fee: Early Birds: $5 (After 1/1/23: $10)
Length: Between 1,500 and 3,000 words.
Theme: This Quarter's theme is The Good Old Days. Incorporate this into your story how you feel fit.
Prize: -First Place gets $150 cash, Publication on RedJacketBooks.com, the Red Jacket Books Newsletter, and in our planned yearly collection of short stories.
-Second Place gets a $25 Red Jacket Books gift card, Publication on RedJacketBooks.com, and in our planned yearly collection of short stories.
-Third Place gets a $25 Red Jacket Books gift card and Publication on RedJacketBooks.com

The entry must be original and unpublished. Must be titled. Must be uploaded before midnight on the deadline date. Must be in DOC, DOCX, or PDF format. By entering you give permission to Red Jacket Books to publish the story in perpetuity.

The Winner will be announced on the Spring Equinox, March 20th, 2023.