The first annual Saturday Evening Post Great American Fiction contest is underway now.
The magazine has a long history of publishing short fiction by some of America’s most successful authors. Ray Bradbury, Jack London, and F. Scott Fitzgerald are just a few of the famous names to have their work featured.
According the the guidelines on the website:
“Entries must be character- or plot-driven stories in any genre of fiction that falls within the Post’s broad range of interest—one guided by the publication’s mission: Celebrating America, Past, Present, and Future.”
Story length: 1,500-5,000 words
The deadline for entries: July 1, 2012.
Entry fee: $10
Prize $500 and publication in the Jan/Feb 2013 issue.