6th Annual Flash Fiction Contest Submission Info
- Gigantic Sequins considers flash fiction to be any work of fiction 1000 words or less. Submissions that exceed this word count will not be considered.
- You may submit additional work over at our $5.00 entry option.
- We prefer all three entries be in the same file.
- Please do not put your name anywhere within the attached file/s containing your work. Any attached file that contains the contestant's first and/or last name will not be considered.
- Previously published work is not eligible.
- Simultaneous submissions are permitted but must be withdrawn immediately from the contest if accepted elsewhere. We do not prefer simultaneous submissions to our contests, but we allow them. Please do not withdraw the entire submission file unless you wish to withdraw all work entered.
Publication in GS 9.1, $100, a book
from past GS contribs, and swag from Free Verse Farm
as well as Hearth & Hammer
.About the Judging Process:
The Gigantic Sequins editors will select finalists from the contest entries' strongest work. Melissa Goodrich will choose the winner. Winners and finalists will be announced in September 2017.More Info
-Friends, family, and students (current and former) of the judge are not eligible; please do not submit if you know the judge personally.
-All contest entries will be considered for publication in our 9.1 issue.
-Your $15.00 contest entry fee will also include a copy of the issue that contains the winning works. If you wish to submit any additional stories, please use the $5.00 "Flash Fiction Contest" category to do so. IF YOU ARE AN INTERNATIONAL SUBMITTER, you will have to pay extra for shipping if you want the winning issue. Please contact us via email
about this before submitting here so we can calculate what the extra shipping will cost. Otherwise, even if you submit using this category, you will not receive the issue with the winners in the mail. All work submitted to the contests will also be considered for publication in GS 9.1.