This contest has big prizes for winners and no entry fee. Do be sure to read the rules before submitting. Stories that don't win won't get more than a contributor's copy if published in their collection.
The Leicester Review of Books has announced Penknife Press's 2nd annual short story contest. Submit stories between 5,000-10,000 about a current social or political issue. The deadline for submissions is September 30, 2007. No entry fee. Submit your entry to email@example.com.
1st Place: $1,000
2nd Place $600
3rd Place $400
The winning stories and some runner-ups will also appear in a collection published by Penknife Press.