Ruth Moose Flash Fiction
- Contest is currently OPEN.
- Open to all CWC members and to non-member residents of the North and South Carolina.
- Entries must be original and unpublished. This includes blogs, Facebook, websites and any other digital media.
For short fiction of up to 500 words.
Only one entry per contest is allowed.
Entry Fee: CWC Members: $15.00, Non-members: $20.00
Prizes: First Place: $150.00, Second Place: $75.00, Third Place: $25.00
Prizes will be awarded in December at the CWC general meeting.
Include submission title and word count in the upper left corner of document.
- For inquiries or questions, contact David Poston, Contest Chair.
Ruth Moose Flash Fiction Contest Judge
Ruth Moose will be the judge for her namesake contest!
RUTH MOOSE was the 2013 winner of the Minotaur Books/Malice Domestic Competition. She won the PEN Award for Syndicated Fiction, the Robert Ruark Award for the Short Story, and the Sam Ragan Fine Arts Award. She has received 3 Pushcart nominations and a National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship.
Ruth Moose was on the Creative Writing faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill for 15 years. She's published three collections of short stories, The Wreath Ribbon Quilt and Dreaming in Color and Neighbors and Other Strangers with individual stories in Atlantic, Alaska Quarterly Review, North American Review, Southern California Review and other places including publications in Holland, South Africa, England and Denmark. She has published six collections of poetry, most recently, The Librarian and Other Poems and Tea. She’s received a MacDowell Fellowship, a North Carolina Årtist Fellowship and a prestigious Chapman Award for Teaching. Her first novel, Doing it at the Dixie Dew won the Malice Domestic prize and was published by St.Martin’s Press in 2014, with a sequel Wedding Bell Blues, 2016. She currently lives in Pittsboro, NC.