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Welcome to The 2021 Dillydoun International Fiction Prize


Entries must observe an 8,000 Word Max / No Min

Open to all works of fiction whether categorized as a short story, flash fiction, or self-contained excerpts from longer works.


Contest Opens: June 2, 2021

Contest Closes: October 31, 2021 / Midnight CST / GMT-5

You may enter the competition as many times as you wish prior to the closing date. All entries must be accompanied by the $25 entry fee.

Results will be announced by November 30, 2021

Cash Prizes:

1st Place - $2,000

2nd Place - $1,000

3rd Place - $500

Honorable Mentions - $50

All winners and honorable mentions will be published in the print anthology and will receive one (1) free contributor copy.

Please make sure you've read all the Rules & Guidelines prior to entry.

Simultaneous submissions are allowed but please be mindful: refunds are regretfully not considered. In an effort to give our fair attention to each and every submission, we have a team ready to begin processing and reading your work as soon as possible. If you publish this entry elsewhere during deliberation, the entry fee is forfeited. No alterations or substitutions are allowed.

Judges' decisions are final.

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.