And the winner of our first contest is…
Brendan Tynan Buck, with his dimension-bending story “A Messenger Will Soon Bring Good Tidings”!
Brendan recently earned his BA in Fiction Writing from Columbia College Chicago. The first chapter of his novel-in-progress won a 2012 John Schultz and Betty Shiflett Story Workshop® Scholarship. A native of the Chicago suburbs, he can often be found arguing about giant robots on the internet.
And we’re proud to feature him in the first pages of Strangelet.
In a contest of story, style, and content, Strangelet’s top judged entrant will win the opportunity to have either their short story or up to 50 pages of a prose fiction manuscript read by a real live literary agent at the Zachary Shuster Harmsworth literary agency.
All entrants will be automatically eligible for publication in Strangelet journal.
Rules and Requirements
- Submissions will be up to 10,000 words of prose. The Strangelet team is looking for short stories that fit the mission and vision of the journal: crossing the boundaries of genre science fiction and literature.
- All submissions must be previously unpublished in a literary journal or as a novelist with a publishing house.
- Entrants must be authors who have never been published in a literary journal or as a novel published through a publishing company.
- Entrants must have previously had their work rejected by a publishing company, journal, magazine, or other publication.
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