Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Doug Fir Fiction Award

Every Story Begins Somewhere

At The Bear Deluxe Magazine, the Pacific Northwest's leading environmental arts publication, many short fiction stories and their authors find their first recognition through the Doug Fir Fiction Award. Now in its third year, this annual contest celebrates writing related to the natural world, sense of place or environmental issues.

Deadline: September 8, 2009 (postmark)
Prize: $1,000 and publication
Judge: Jon Raymond, The Half-Life, Livability, (Bloomsbury), and the movies Old Joy, Wendy and Lucy
Word limit: 5,000
$15 reading fee

Mail formatted submissions and entry fee (check or money order in U.S. dollars) to Orlo/The Bear Deluxe Magazine, P.O. Box 10342, Portland, Oregon 97296 USA
Publication reach: 44,000
Open to all writers in English. Complete submission guidelines: www.orlo.org

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