McSweeney’s First-Ever Student Short Story Contest
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by Maru Pabón
The endlessly funny and clever folks at McSweeney’s are having their first ever student short story contest. The entry fee gets you a year’s subscription to the Quarterly, and the winner gets their story published in issue 51, plus $500!
Contestants must currently be students (undergraduate or graduate) and stories must be under 7,500 words. But that’s it for rules. The submission period runs from July 30 — August 31, 2014, so fellow students, go take advantage of these last weeks of freedom before the return to academia reins in your creativity.