Press 53 Flash Fiction Contest -- Deadline Approaching!

The deadline for the Press 53 Flash Fiction Contest is rapidly approaching. Writers of flash fiction should send us something under 750 words before February 20th. Three winners--announced at AWP in Seattle on February 27--will be published in SmokeLong Quarterly, Prime Number Magazine or Metazen. They'll also receive signed books from the three judges--Bonnie ZoBell, Shaindel Beers and me, Christopher Allen. This is a great opportunity for writers of the short short form. You don't have to be at AWP in Seattle to win, and the contest IS FREE.

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Christopher Allen is the author of Conversations with S. Teri O'Type (a Satire), an episodic adult cartoon about a man struggling with expectations. Allen's award-winning fiction and non-fiction have appeared or are forthcoming in Indiana Review, Quiddity, SmokeLong Quarterly's Best of the First Ten Years anthology, Prime Number Magazine, Camroc Press Review, Feathertale, The Best of Every Day Fiction, Pure Slush, Bootsnall Travel and Chicken Soup for the Soul. A finalist at Glimmer Train in 2011, Allen has been nominated for Best of the Net and the Pushcart Prize twice. He is the managing editor of the daily litzine Metazen. 


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