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Nick Sansone Wins Brattleboro Literary Festival Contest

We are excited to announce that Nick Sansone is the winner of the Brattleboro Literary Festival Flash Fiction Contest, hosted by SmokeLong Quarterly. Nick’s story “Any Other Name” was chosen by judge Pamela Painter as the winner of the contest. … Continue reading

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Our Candy Cigarette Authors Are….

Thank you to everyone who sent us your 40-words or less stories. We loved reading them all! We are excited to unveil the storified candy cigarette packs next week at the AWP conference in Boston. If you are attending, please … Continue reading

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Smokin’ 40-word stories

Hey all! We’re going to be at the Boston Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference this year in a big way. We’ll have our very own SmokeLong table at the massive and crazypants bookfair, and we will have lots … Continue reading

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>A Peculiar Feeling of Restlessness Winner Announced

>Kathy Fish has chosen the winner of the A Peculiar Feeling of Restlessness contest. Congratulations to Steven, who wrote: “At 3 a.m., my molars stretch their tiny legs, strain to free themselves of my gums, whisper their plans to leave … Continue reading

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>Southeast Review Short Short Story Contest

>2008 World’s Best Short Short Story Contest Submit up to three short short stories with a $15 reading fee. Each short-short should be no more than 500 words. Include your name and contact information on a very brief cover letter. … Continue reading

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>The 2008 Willesden Herald International Short Story Prize

>The Willesden Herald and pretend genius present the 2008 Willesden Herald International Short Story Prize, adjudicated by Zadie Smith. Open to all. Free to enter. 1st Prize: £5,000. The forthcoming anthology “New Short Stories 2” (pretend genius [press], 2008) will … Continue reading

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>Opium’s 250 word contest

>Polish up those 250 word pieces! Opium’s having a bookmark contest judged by Aimee Bender. Details here.

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>2008 Selected Shorts Writing Contest

>The 2008 Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prizewith guest judge Amy Hempel The winning submission, selected by Amy Hempel, will be read as part of the Selected Shorts performance at Symphony Space on May 21, 2008. The story will be … Continue reading

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