Paris Short Story Contest is open!

Received a call for submissions in the email! Details as follows:

The PARIS SHORT STORY CONTEST is open to writers worldwide, and we are actively seeking submissions from diverse literary authors. The deadline for submissions is November 30, 2010. We welcome talents from all horizons.

Here is a summary:


Genre: Short fiction (story must have some link to Paris)

Closing date: 30 November 2010

Prize: 200 euros for first prize, plus publication of twelve best stories

Entry fee: 10 euros

Restrictions: Maximum 5 000 words. Submission in the body of the email only

Further information: 12 stories will be selected to appear in the book: “BEST AND MOST DELIGHTFUL STORIES ABOUT PARIS” to be published fall 2011

Internet site for details and updates:

The finalist judges are :

* Nicola Keegan (author of Swimming),
* Janet Skeslien Charles (author of Moonlight in Odessa),
* Elizabeth Bard (author of Lunch in Paris),
* Charles Trueheart (Director of the American Library in Paris),
* Brian Spence (owner of the Abbey Bookshop in Paris),
* Charles and Clydette De Groot (of the De Groot Foundation),
* Cara Black (author of the Aimée LeDuc mystery series),
* Anne Korkeakivi (short stories published in The Atlantic, The Yale Review…),
* Heather Stimmler Hall (author of Naughty Paris and Secrets of Paris),
* Penelope Fletcher (owner of the Red Wheelbarrow bookstore in Paris),
* Robert Stewart (editor of the New Letters literary review),
* Diane Johnson (author of Le Divorce, Le Marriage, National Book Award Finalist)!

Printable PDF Contest flyer:

Please do not hesitate to contact me for more information.

Best Wishes,

Laurel Zuckerman

Editor, Paris Writers News

Contest :

PDF Contest flyer: