Fiction Writing Contest

Sponsored by Rediscovered Books

We’re calling for imaginative, well-developed stories with interesting characters, emotional punch, and a distinctly Idaho flavor.

ENTRY FEE

Open to all ages: $10 first entry, $5 each additional entry
Receive one FREE entry when you order a new subscription!

PRIZES

First Place: $100
Second Place: $50
Third Place: $25

The top three place-winners receive IDAHO magazine’s Tensegrity Award, a beautiful and intricate handmade structure of sticks and string held together through tension and compression.

DEADLINE

JANUARY 31

RULES

2,500 WORD MAXIMUM! All entries must by postmarked by JANUARY 31. No science fiction. All stories must have an Idaho setting, theme or character as the central element of the story. All stories must be unpublished. Entries with insufficient postage will be returned to sender. Successful entries will not be returned.

INSTRUCTIONS

On a cover letter please include your name, address, phone number, email, category, word count and story title. DO NOT place your name on any page of your entry. You must include four (4) copies of your story.

SEND ENTRIES AND FEES TO

IDAHO magazine Fiction Contest
P.O. Box 586, Boise, ID 83701

QUESTIONS?

(208) 336.0653 or info@idahomagazine.com

 

And the Winners Are
Here’s where you’ll find great Idaho fiction from our annual contest.
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And here are some winning entries from our now-discontinued photo contest.
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