The contest will be open on October 15th, 2014
The Andre Dubus Award in Short Fiction
Judged by Allison Amend.
Page restrictions: 4,000 words typed, double-spaced. Each story constitutes one entry.
Entry fee: $15.00 for each entry (checks made payable to University of Southern Maine)
All submissions must be previously unpublished. Please make sure that your name appears only on the first page of each double-spaced manuscript.
We will accept submissions until December 21st, 2012. Entries must be postmarked by December 21st, 2012 to be eligible.
A personal information sheet must be attached, and should contain the following information: Title of work, your name, address, phone, e-mail, the name and location of the institution with which you are affiliated (if appropriate), and a short biography of approximately 50 words (written in the third person). Work unaccompanied by this information will not be reviewed.
We accept digital submissions, sent to the firstname.lastname@example.org address. Contest fees must be mailed to the address below, with a sheet indicating your name, e-mail address and title of entry.
2013 contest winners will be published in the 2013 edition of Words & Images, and will receive $300 for their work.
We will notify only winning entrants and those accepted for publication. Because of the volume of submissions we receive, we cannot return contest entries. Words & Images is not responsible for submissions lost in the mail.
Please mail entries to:
University of Southern Maine
Words + Images Andre Dubus Award
P.O. Box 9300
Portland, ME 04104-9300