We’re thrilled to announce that the good Dantiel W. Moniz—writer of the acclaimed story assortment Milk, Blood, Warmth—will decide our 2024 American Brief(er) Fiction Prize. The prize acknowledges extraordinary quick fiction beneath 1,000 phrases. The primary-place winner will obtain a $1,000 prize and publication. Earlier winners of the Brief(er) Fiction Prize have gone on to be anthologized in locations similar to The Pushcart Prize: Better of the Small Presses. All entries can be thought-about for publication.
• Submit your entry on-line between November 30, 2023 – February 1, 2024.
• The primary-place winner will obtain a $1,000 prize and publication in a future difficulty of ASF. All entries can be thought-about for publication.
• Please submit your $18 entry payment and your work by way of Submittable. We now not settle for submissions by publish. Worldwide submissions in English are eligible.
• Tales have to be 1,000 phrases or fewer. You’re allowed to incorporate as much as three tales per entry. Please submit all tales in a single doc. Every story should start on a brand new web page and be clearly titled. For the title of your submission listing the story titles, separated by a comma. Please DO NOT embody any figuring out info on the manuscript itself.
• It’s possible you’ll submit a number of entries. We settle for solely beforehand unpublished work. We do enable simultaneous submissions, however we ask that you just notify us promptly of publication elsewhere.
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Workers and volunteers at present affiliated with American Brief Fiction are ineligible for consideration or publication. Moreover, college students, former college students, and colleagues of the decide usually are not eligible to enter. We ask that earlier winners wait three years after their successful entry is printed earlier than getting into once more.
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Dantiel W. Moniz is the recipient of a Nationwide E-book Basis “5 Beneath 35” Award, a Pushcart Prize, the Alice Hoffman Prize for Fiction, and Fellowships from Yaddo, The Lighthouse Works, and MacDowell, amongst others. Her debut assortment, Milk Blood Warmth was a finalist for the PEN/ Jean Stein Award, the PEN/ Robert W. Bingham Prize, and the New York Public Library Younger Lions Fiction Award, in addition to longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize and The Story Prize. Her writing has appeared within the Paris Evaluation, Harper’s Bazaar, American Brief Fiction, Tin Home, and elsewhere. Moniz is an Assistant Professor on the College of Wisconsin-Madison the place she teaches fiction.
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