by Jim Harrington 

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The Kenyon Review Short Fiction Contest is open to all writes who have not yet published a book of fiction. All entries must be 1200 words or fewer and previously unpublished. No entry fee. Deadline is February 28. More info at


WriterAdvice seeks flash fiction, memoir, and creative non-fiction running 750 words or less. Enlighten, dazzle, and delight us with your prose. Finalists receive responses from all judges. Submit your work to the 8thWriterAdvice Flash Prose Contest by April 18, 2013. Complete details at


Able Muse Contests now open for submission:

1) *** ABLE MUSE WRITE PRIZE (Poetry & Flash Fiction) ***

– $500 prize, plus publication in ABLE MUSE, print edition
– Final Judges are –

  • POETRY: Kelly Cherry
  • FICTION: Thaisa Frank

– Deadline: February 15, 2013

2) *** ABLE MUSE BOOK AWARD (Poetry manuscript) ***

– $1000 prize, plus book publication
– Final Judge: X.J. Kennedy
– Deadline: March 31, 2013


The second annual Lascaux Flash Fiction Contest seeks submissions of 250 words or less. A prompt photo appears on the site to provide inspiration. Entries do not have to be based on the picture. The winner receives $250.00. The deadline is March 20. Find complete guidelines at


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Jim Harrington began writing fiction in 2007 and has agonized over the form ever since. He serves as Co-editor/Flash MarketsEditor for Flash Fiction Chronicles. Jim’s Six Questions For . . . blogprovides editors and publishers a place to “tell it like it is.” You can read his stories at