Contests, Grants, and Residencies Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction April 29, 2016 Share on Twitter (opens in a new tab) on Facebook (opens in a new tab) on Linkedin (opens in a new tab) via email The University of Georgia Press is now accepting submissions for the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. The competition is open to North American residents writing in English, whether published or unpublished. Previous winners of this award are not eligible to win again. Manuscripts should be 40,000-75,000 words in length. The award recognizes collections of short fiction, which may include long stories or novellas; however, novels or single novellas will not be considered. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication by the University of Georgia Press. Entry fee: $30 Deadline: May 31, 2016 For more information, please visit the website.