Deadline: September 4, 2012
Bear Deluxe Magazine Presents:
The Doug Fir Fiction Award
Every Story Begins Somewhere
The Bear Deluxe Magazine welcomes submissions of previously unpublished short stories up to 5,000 words, relating to a sense of place or the natural world, interpreted as broadly or narrowly as the author defines. Manuscripts must be typed and double-spaced on 8 Â½ x 11 paper. The author's name must not appear anywhere on the manuscript. Please submit two title pages: one with the story title, author's name, address, telephone number and email address; and one with just the story title. The contest is co-sponsored by the Sitka Center for Art & Ecology.
Grand Prize winner will be awarded $1,000, a writer's residency at Sitka Center for Art & Ecology, national publication and recognition. Finalists received recognition and publication consideration. All entrants receive a copy of the issue in which the winner appears.
Please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for notification of contest results. Mail your entry and $15 entry fee to:
Doug Fir Fiction Award/Bear Deluxe Magazine
810 SE Belmont, Studio 5
Portland, Oregon 97214
Entry fees are nonrefundable. Online submissions and payments can be made here.
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