Short story submissions should be previously unpublished and shorter than 8,000 words. You may enter as many stories as you wish. The entry fee is $15 per story and includes a one-year subscription to Harpur Palate. Include name, address, phone number, email & story title on cover letter. Remove all identifying information from the rest of the manuscript.
All submissions will be considered for publication and all entrants will receive a copy of the issue in which the winning submission appears. Please be advised that we do not accept submissions from anyone affiliated with Binghamton University, past or present.
The annual winner receives a $500 prize, two contributor copies, and publication in the following issue of Harpur Palate.
Opens: February 1
Postmark Deadline: April 15