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29th Annual Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest


30 April 2021

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone. Writers of all ages may enter.

The competition is organised by Winning Writers.

You may submit stories and essays on any theme, up to 6,000 words each. For this contest, a story is any short work of fiction, and an essay is any short work of nonfiction.

Your work must be in English.

You may submit published or unpublished work.

Dennis Norris II will be the final judge for this year’s Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest.

Entry fee
$20 per entry

• Story: First Prize, $3,000
• Essay: First Prize, $3,000
• 10 Honorable Mentions will receive $200 each (any category)

How to enroll

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