Short Story Contest


Short Story Contest Information and Rules

Winners will be notified by March 20 and the winning short stories and essays will appear in the July/August issue of Bethesda Magazine.

 

Eligibility for Short Story Contest:

Residents of Montgomery County, MD and Upper NW Washington, D.C. (ZIP Codes 20015 and 20016 ZIP codes) are eligible. The contest will take entries in two categories: High School (grades 9-12) and Adult (ages 18+).

 

Awards (Adult)

First Place: $500 and published in Bethesda Magazine
Second Place: $250
Third Place: $150
Honorable Mention: $75

 

Awards (High School)

First Place: $250 and published in Bethesda Magazine
Second Place: $150
Honorable Mention: $50

Authors of the winning and runner up stories will be honored at a special event during the Bethesda Literary Festival on Friday, April 21, 2017.

 

For information on the Essay contest, please go to: http://www.bethesda.org/bethesda/writing-contests

 

Enter the Short Story Contest below:

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