American literary journal offers an international fellowship to flash fiction writers
SmokeLong Quarterly is inviting applications for the 2018 Kathy Fish Fellowship.
SmokeLong Quarterly celebrates its 14th birthday this year with the aim of publishing the best flash fiction on the web, whether written by widely published authors or those new to the craft. Flash fiction published by SmokeLong in the past has been recognised by the Pushcart Prize, Best of the Web, Best Small Fictions and the Wigleaf Top 50.
The winner of the Kathy Fish Fellowship 2018 will act as a writer-in-residence, with their flash fiction appearing in every issue of the magazine next year. The successful writer will receive a total package of $500. That breaks down to $100 per story plus $100 when the fellowship is announced.
The fellowship is open to writers anywhere in the world who are over 18, not yet published a book-length or chapbook-length work (or been previously published in SmokeLong Quarterly).
To apply send four examples of flash fiction – up to 1000 words each. At least one of these examples must be unpublished.
Deadlines: applications submitted before September 20 are free, after that date there is a $5 entry fee.