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Sunday, 22 February 2015

Writing - market - Momaya Press short story competition

Momaya Press’ Short Story Competition is open to writers of any nationality writing in English and offers the opportunity for winners to be published in the Momaya Annual Review 2015.

Deadline: 30 April 2015

The Theme: This year it’s Treasure, in all its meanings…


Entries may be up to 3,000 words long
Any subject or style is welcome
The competition is open to writers from all countries, but entries must be written in English
They expect entries to have been checked for proper spelling and grammar.

The Prizes:
First: $200 (£110) and one copy of the Momaya Short Story Review
Second: $100 (£55) and one copy of the Momaya Short Story Review
Third: $50 (£30) and one copy of the Momaya Short Story Review 2015

In addition, 7 honourable mentions will be chosen for publication, as well as stories which are placed in their top 30 and fit the chosen theme. All winners will be published in the Momaya Short Story Review, which will be available to purchase online in November 2015.
Judges (full bios on the website, see below):
  Alice Shepherd, previously editor at Penguin.
  Andy Callus, Deputy Bureau Chief for Reuters in Paris, France.
  Frances Jessop, an editor at Random House.
  Jasper Joffe is the founder of Joffe Books.
  Polly Courtney is the author of six published novels.

How to Submit:

Your short story must be submitted via email and payment must be completed. See the website

Every short story must be accompanied by an entry fee of £8 (or US $12) via Paypal. Payment by cheque in British Pounds may be sent via mail to their UK mailing address, listed on the “About Momaya” page of the website.

You may submit more than one short story

You may submit stories that have been published before, as long as you retain the copyright.

Good luck!

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