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Deadline for JHG Fiction Contest Mar. 3, 2007

Winning fiction will be published in Arts Across Kentucky. Winner receives $500

The deadline for the 2007 Janice Holt Giles Second Annual Short Fiction Prize contest is March 1, 2007.

The writing contest is jointly sponsored by the Janice Holt Giles Society and Arts Across Kentucky magazine.

It is the only fiction prize in honor of the famous Adair County author.

The winner of the Janice Holt Giles Short Fiction Prize will receive $500 and the winning short story will be published in Arts Across Kentucky.


The contest is open to all fiction writers, but only one original unpublished short story in English may be submitted. Any subject matter or writing style is welcome. The winning story must be suitable for a general audience.

The manuscript format:
  • Send two copies, typed, double-spaced, on white, 8.5" x 11" paper.
  • Photocopies are acceptable
  • Do not send an original copy, as manuscripts will not be returned.
  • One entry should not exceed 3,000 words. One entry per writer.
  • Entry should include a cover page with the story name, writer's name, address, and other contact information. Each page of the manuscript should have a header with the story title and page number. Writer's name or other identifying information should appear only on the cover sheet, not on the manuscript itself.The winning author will be asked to submit an electronic copy for publication in Arts Across Kentucky
Submission information:

Send two copies of manuscript and cover along with a 410 entry fee to:

Arts Across KentuckyAttn: Fiction Prize
385 Codell Drive
Lexington, KY 40509

For more information, contact Nancy Bronner at:

Affiliates or employees of the Janice Holt Giles Society and Arts Across Kentucky are not eligible. The judges reserve the right not to choose a winner should not suitable manuscript be found.

For more information on Janice Holt Giles, see Arts Across Kentucky, Fall, 2005, or enter the author's name in the box.
Information from this article from Arts Across Kentucky, courtesy Clara Metzmeier, Janice Holt Giles Society.

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