Short Story Contest

The Friends of Merril Short Story Contest is an annual event open to international writers/applicants.

All entries submitted to the Friends of the Merril Short Story Contest must have a speculative fiction element (see the FOMSSC FAQ page for the definition). There are no restrictions on content or subject matter however all entries must be previously unpublished.

This year’s prize pool is a grand total of $600.00 (CDN), and the funds will be awarded on the following basis:

First Place: $500.00 (CDN)
Honourable Mentions (2): $50.00 (CDN) each

The three Final Panel Judges for the 2014/2015 Friends of the Merril Short Story Contest are Leah BobetJulie Czerneda, and Caitlin Sweet.

Please visit the website for more information and to apply!



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