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 Elizabeth Simpson Smith Short Story Contest 

Charlotte Writers' Club's MOST PRESTIGIOUS AWARD!

Elizabeth Simpson Smith Contest Guidelines

  • Contest is CLOSED.
  • Open to all CWC members and to non-member residents of North and South Carolina.
  • Entries must be an original and unpublished. This includes blogs, Facebook, websites and any other digital media.
  • Fiction story between 1500-4000 words.
  • Please follow guidelines in General Manuscript Requirements, Eligibility & Submission Information.
  • Multiple entries are NOT allowed.
  • Entry Fees: CWC Members: $20.00, Non-members: $25.00
  • Prizes will be awarded in May at the CWC general meeting.
  • First place: $250.00, Second place: $150.00, Third place: $50.00.
  • For inquiries or questions, contact Contest Chair.

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Short Story Contest Judge 
Bryn Chancellor

 

Bryn Chancellor is the author of the novel Sycamore (Harper/ HarperCollins 2017), a Southwest Book of the Year, and the story collection When Are You Coming Home? (University of Nebraska Press 2015), winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Brevity, Gulf Coast, Colorado Review, Crazyhorse, and elsewhere, and she is a grateful recipient of fellowships from the Alabama, Arizona, and North Carolina arts councils and the Poets and Writers Maureen Egen Writers Exchange Award. A graduate of Vanderbilt University’s M.F.A. program, she makes her home in Charlotte, NC, with artist Timothy Winkler and is associate professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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