Moment Magazine is now accepting submissions for the 2016 Moment-Karma Short Fiction Contest. Moment will award three prizes to outstanding works of unpublished short fiction with Jewish content.
First place: $1,000 plus possible publication
Second place: $500 plus possible publication
Third place: $250 plus possible publication
Winners may be invited to an awards ceremony. If so, the contest covers a round trip flight or train fare and one night hotel, if necessary. All travel arrangements are to be made by Moment.
The judge published in promotional materials judges the finalists. At all times, all decisions are final.
After the completion of the contest, Moment editors will review winning stories. Editors will contact winners if their stories are being considered for publication. Moment Magazine reserves the right at all times to select material for publishing. All selected material is subject to editing by Moment editors.
$15 for each entry (multiple submissions are accepted). Please make checks payable to: Moment Magazine-Karma Short Fiction Contest. Note: The $15 is a reader fee and does not in any way give persons who enter the contest any legal rights.
Submissions must be postmarked by January 29, 2016.
For each entry, submit the following:
A cover letter containing author’s full name, address, contact information and the title of the submission; (The author’s name must not appear anywhere on the manuscript.) a check made out to Moment/Karma Short Fiction Contest; email address to be notified of the winners (but we DO NOT accept submissions via email).
Maximum length for prose is 7,000 words. Send hard copies of your submission printed out in 12-point font, double-spaced. ALL ENTRIES MUST INCLUDE A SIGNED COPY OF THE CONTEST’S OFFICIAL RULES ( Click HERE to download, then print and sign).
No previously published works, or works already accepted for publication elsewhere, are eligible. Work may be under consideration elsewhere, but must be withdrawn from the competition if accepted for publication.
Send entries to:
Moment-Karma Short Fiction Contest/ Moment Magazine/ 4115 Wisconsin Avenue, NW/ Suite LL 10/ Washington, DC 20016
Winners will be announced in 2015. Current information about guidelines etc. is updated here on the website. We are not responsible for information in previous guidelines or advertisements. All deadlines may be extended or changed and may carry over into the next calendar year. Moment Magazine and Karma Foundation are not liable for any misprints or errors, or anything else. The contest is a labor of love. Please treat our staff with courtesy and kindness.