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$8.00 USD

We will accept entries of unpublished short fiction for consideration for this prize until November 30, 2019. Simultaneous submissions are permitted, but if your stories are accepted elsewhere, we cannot refund your contest entry. If you need to withdraw a story due to acceptance at another publication, post a note in Submittable. Only submit original work that has not appeared in any form, online or in print, or won any previous awards. You are welcome to enter as many times as you wish, but each story must be in a separate file as a separate submission.

The winner will receive a $500 cash prize as well as publication in Conclave.

Format: Times New Roman 12 pt., double-spaced, one-inch margins on all four sides. No longer than 5000 words. We are an environmentally conscious journal and only accept contest entries through Submittable.All manuscripts will be read “blind.” Do not include any identifying information in your file. English work only. Finalists will be selected by the editorial staff and prominent writers acting as contest judges.

If you have questions, please visit our website, conclavejournal.com, or email wbernhardt@conclave.com.

Please send us your best work! We look forward to reading it!

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.