Ends on November 1, 2016$ 25.00
$ 25.00

The FC2 Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Contest is open to any U.S. writer in English who has not previously published with Fiction Collective Two. A prize of $1,500 and publication by FC2 will be given to the winning manuscript.


Eligible submissions may include a collection of short stories, one or more novellas, or a novel of any length. There is no length requirement. Works that have previously appeared in magazines or in anthologies may be included. Translations and previously published or self-published novels and collections are not eligible. To avoid conflict of interest, former or current students or close friends of the final judge, Elisabeth Sheffield, are ineligible to enter the contest. Employees and Board members of FC2 are not eligible to enter.

DEADLINES

Contest entries will be accepted August 15th through November 1st. All entries must be submitted by the end of the day (11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time) on November 1st, 2016. The winner will be announced in May 2017.


GUIDELINES
1) Submit a previously unpublished manuscript of any length through our electronic submissions manager. Electronic submissions only.

2) The manuscript must be anonymous. The author’s name or address must not appear anywhere on the manuscript. The title page should contain the title of the manuscript only. Pages should be numbered consecutively. Files should be uploaded as a MS Word document or PDF.

3) Please include a cover letter/biography with your name and contact information in the space allotted on the submission form.

4) Include a $25 submission fee. Submission of more than one manuscript is permissible if each manuscript is submitted separately and accompanied by a $25 submission fee. Simultaneous submissions to other publishers are permitted, but FC2 must be notified immediately if the manuscript is accepted elsewhere.

Ends on November 1, 2016$ 25.00
$ 25.00

The Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize is open to any U.S. writer in English with at least three books of fiction published. A prize of $15,000 and publication by FC2 will be given to the winning manuscript.


Submissions may include a collection of short stories, one or more novellas, or a novel of any length. There is no length requirement. Works that have previously appeared in magazines or in anthologies may be included. Translations and previously published or self-published novels and collections are not eligible. To avoid conflict of interest, former or current students or close friends of the final judge, Mary Caponegro, are ineligible to enter the contest. Employees of FC2 and FC2 authors are not eligible to enter.

DEADLINES
Contest entries will be accepted August 15th through November 1st. All entries must be submitted by the end of the day (11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time) on November 1st, 2016. The winner will be announced in May 2017.

GUIDELINES
1) Submit a previously unpublished manuscript of any length through our electronic submissions manager. Electronic submissions only.

2) The manuscript must be anonymous. The author’s name or address must not appear anywhere on the manuscript. The title page should contain the title of the manuscript only. Pages should be numbered consecutively. Files should be uploaded as a MS Word document or PDF.

3) Please include a cover letter/biography with your name, contact information, and a list of three previously published works of fiction with ISBN’s and publishers in the space allotted on the submission form.

4) Include a $25 submission fee. Submission of more than one manuscript is permissible if each manuscript is submitted separately and accompanied by a $25 submission fee. Simultaneous submissions to other publishers are permitted, but FC2 must be notified immediately if the manuscript is accepted elsewhere.