Logo of Robert J. DeMott Flash Contest contest
"Judge: Kirstin Valdez Quade. Prize: $1008.15. Send up to 3 pieces of up to 500 words each: prose poetry, micro-essays, flash fiction. All entries will be considered for publication. "
Open:
No
Host:
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Response time:
By mid-December
Prize:
$1008.15
Submission fee:
$15, via Submittable
Reading blind:
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Schedule:
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Last run:
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Important stuff

Judge Bio: Kirstin Valdez Quade is the author of The Five Wounds, which won the Center for Fictionโ€™s First Novel Prize and the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award and the Lambda Literary Award. Her story collection, Night at the Fiestas, won the John Leonard Prize from the National Book Critics Circle, the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a โ€œ5 Under 35โ€ award from the National Book Foundation. She teaches at Princeton University.
Our winners and finalists are invited to read at QAE's offsite reading at AWP. We also nominate our favorite published pieces for Pushcart prizes.
Previous judges include David Haynes, Dinty W. Moore, Stuart Dybek, and Aisha Sabatini Sloane.

Genres

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Fiction

Min words: 25Max words: 500Max pieces: 3
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Nonfiction

Min words: 25Max words: 500Max pieces: 3
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Poetry

Max lines: 30Max pieces: 3We don't care how many lines it is as long as it's 500 words or under. Prose poetry only, please. We cannot evaluate lineated poetry.