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2023 Press 53 Award for Short Fiction

2023 Press 53 Award for Short Fiction is awarded to an outstanding, unpublished collection of short stories. 

Reading Fee: $30. 

Award: $1,000 cash advance, publication, and fifty copies (35 softcover/15 hardcover). 

Enter: Submit online with Submittable or by mail by December 31, 2022.

Press 53 short fiction editor in chief Claire V. Foxx will serve as the only judge. Winner and finalists announced by May 1, 2023; advance review copies sent to major reviewers and outlets; publication in May 2024. Complete details at