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Beloit Fiction Journal

Hamlin Garland Award for the Short Story

Accepting Submissions for 2019 Award

$2,000 and publication will be awarded to the top unpublished story on any theme.  The judge for this year’s contest is Bonnie Nadzam, author of Lions: A Novel.  Postmark deadline of December 10, 2018.

Submitting an Entry

Send entries and self-addressed, stamped envelope to:

Chris Fink, editor
Beloit Fiction Journal
Beloit College, 700 College Street, Beloit, WI, 53511

Alternatively, entries may be submitted electronically via Submittable

A reading fee of $20 must accompany each entry. Please make checks payable to Beloit Fiction Journal or pay entry fee through Submittable.

  • One story per entry/multiple entries OK.
  • Maximum 7,000 words.
  • All entrants will be considered for publication.
  • The award may be split at the judge’s discretion.