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The Wry Ronin is hosting a writing competition for the categories of Short Story Fiction and Creative Nonfiction.


The winners of The Wry Ronin's contest will receive $400. Second place winners receive $100. All winners will be published including third place winners.

Deadline: November, 30, 2019. Winners announced December,3.

$4 entry fee. Short Story word count maximum is 7,000 words. Creative Nonfiction word count maximum is 4,000 words. Multiple entries are accepted, and incur the same fee per submission. 

All entries must be submitted through the Contest Submission Form. Withdrawals accepted with no refundable entry fee.

Eligibility: Only previously unpublished work will be considered. Simultaneous submissions possible but please use the contact page to request a withdrawal, any winning piece with a simultaneous submission will be disqualified. Closest contender will take place of the winner if such should occur. 

Work must be written in English but translated work is acceptable if the submitter is the author of the original text. 

Cover letter: please include a short bio, title of the work and short summary of your submission.

Memoirs and narrative journalism encouraged for Creative Nonfiction submission. Good Luck!

*We reserve the right to not declare a winner, in the highly unlikely event, submission fees are nonrefundable. If the required number of participants is not meant, desirable stories will be considered for publication regardless and authors will be contacted beforehand.

**Material published from this contest does not represent The Wry Ronin and all its affiliates' views or beliefs.