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SFL/LFA Short Fiction Contest

Students For Liberty is teaming up with Libertarian Fiction Authors  to run a short fiction contest! Winners will receive prizes up to $300 and will be featured in a special issue of Ama-gi Magazine! Are you the next Ayn Rand? Or perhaps a young Robert Heinlein? Check out the details below and send us your best freedom-loving fiction through the form at the bottom of the page by March 4!

 

Note: Submissions to the contest have closed, and judging is underway.

 

Prompt
Write a short story that illustrates the positive role of freedom in human life. 

Whether it’s a galaxy-spanning space epic or an introspective contemporary character piece, we want to see stories that paint the benefits and possibilities of human freedom in sharply compelling brush-strokes.

 

Contest Summary
Deadline for Submissions: March 4, 2014

Judges: Geoffrey Allan Plauché (LFA), Matthew Alexander (LFA), J.P. Medved (LFA), Monica Lucas (SFL), Nicole Lough (SFL).

Submission length: 1,000 words to 10,000 words

Winning entries will be announced on March 19th.

Prizes

  • 1st place: $300, publication in a special edition of Ama-Gi, and one year of supporting membership in LFA for free (a $60 value)
  • 2nd place: $125, publication in a special edition of Ama-Gi, and one year of supporting membership in LFA for free (a $60 value)
  • 3rd place: $75, publication in a special edition of Ama-Gi, and one year of supporting membership in LFA for free (a $60 value)
  • Up to 7 runners-up will receive publication in a special edition of Ama-Gi, and one year of supporting membership in LFA for free (a $60 value)

 

Contest rules

  • Entry is free
  • Stories must be between 1,000 and 10,000 words
  • Stories can have been published elsewhere previously, but must be original to the author
  • Simultaneous submissions are allowed
  • Entries must be submitted as .doc or .docx files through this contest website in the form provided below, and must be written in English
  • Entrants must provide a valid email address
  • Ama-Gi staff and LFA judges are not eligible to enter the contest
  • Prize money will be paid out according to the winners’ payment preferences (PayPal, check, Venmo, Bitcoin, Litecoin, Shire Silver)
  • Copyright remains in the name of the author, but Ama-Gi and the LFA reserve the right to publish the winning entries and any honorable mentions in a special edition of Ama-Gi Magazine, as well as online at the websites of the LFA and Students For Liberty, and to reproduce them in a non-exclusive anthology

 

By submitting an entry, you agree to accept these rules in full.

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