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Flash Fiction Contest



The 2012 Write to Publish Flash Fiction Contest

(EXTENDED) Deadline: April 15th, 2012



Please submit one flash fiction piece of fewer than five hundred words. Work should not have been previously published. Authors will retain all rights to their stories. All submissions should be submitted through Submishmash at http://writetopublish.submishmash.com/submit, with a note about your interest in the Write to Publish conference as well as a brief author bio included.  There is no entry fee for the contest.


The contest winner will have the opportunity to read his or her story on the author stage during Write to Publish. All three prize winning stories will be displayed on the Ooligan Press website and at the Write to Publish conference.

First Prize

  • Reading of your piece on the author stage
  • A full-day pass to Write to Publish
  • A copy of Blue Thread and You Have Time for This (both published by Ooligan Press)

Second Prize

  • A pass for one workshop
  • Two passes to the author stage
  • A copy of You Have Time for This

Third Prize:

  • One pass to the author stage
  • A copy of You Have Time for This