Ends on January 30, 2018

$25.00 USD

A Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, or Graphic Narrative Chapbook Award in honor of writer, teacher, editor Jeanne M. Leiby, former editor of The Florida Review and Southern Review. Submit a long story or essay, several short stories or essays, a flash prose collection, or graphic narrative (black & white). Please identify the genre and whether the submission is a single piece or a collection in your cover letter.

DEADLINE: January 30, 2018. Final judge: fiction writer Juan Martinez, author of Best Worst American: Stories (2017), as well as short fiction in publications and anthologies such as Glimmer Train, McSweeney's, TriQuarterly, Conjunctions, National Public Radio's Selected Shorts, and Norton's Sudden Fiction Latino: Short-Short Stories from the United States and Latin America. He is on the faculty at Northwestern University.

FIRST-PLACE PRIZE: chapbook publication and $1,000

2ND PLACE: Tuition to Sanibel Island Writers Conference.

All submissions considered for publication in The Florida Review and Aquifer: The Florida Review Online. Blind read: Please do not put your name, address, or identifying information on the manuscript--only on the cover letter.

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