Bosque Press announces the 8th annual bosque Fiction Prize
First Prize: $1000 honorarium + publication in bosque Issue 8
Second Prize: $250 honorarium + publication in bosque Issue 8
Final Judge: Timothy Schaffert*
Entries accepted March 1 - 31, 2018 ONLY. Submissions before or after these dates will not be read. Reading fee $22.
- Entries of literary fiction accepted March 1 - 31, 2018 ONLY. Submissions before or after these dates will not be read. Reading fee $22.
- This year's contest is for writers 40 and over (born in 1978 or earlier).
- All entries will be considered for publication in bosque. Previous winners of this contest are not eligible to enter.
- Send no more than one
story per entry. Each story must not exceed 5000 words. Multiple entries
are acceptable, provided that a separate reading fee is sent for each. Please send as a Word doc or docx.
- Novel excerpts are acceptable but should be self-contained.
- Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, but the contest fee is non-refundable if the submission is withdrawn. Please notify Bosque Press as soon as possible if a submitted story is accepted elsewhere.
- Previously published works and works accepted for publication elsewhere cannot be considered. Bosque's definition of publishing includes electronic publishing.
- Electronic submissions only. Please read the following instructions carefully before submitting.
* Timothy Schaffert is the Director of Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. His novels include The Swan Gondola and The Coffins of Little Hope.