International Flash Fiction Competition announced: $20,000 first prize

The César Egido Serrano Foundation, a nonprofit foundation in Spain, has announced the fourth edition of an international flash fiction competition, with a $20,000 first prize.

As one of the objectives of the Foundation is the value of the word and dialogue as a tool for uniting peoples, the slogan of this contest edition is, Mandela: Words and Concord.

According to the organizers of this contest, “Museum of Words” microfiction is open to writers from any country and writers are free to cover any subject.

Writers may only enter a maximum of two stories. Stories may be written in the following languages: Hebrew, English, Arabic or Spanish.

A first prize of $20,000 will be awarded to the winning story. The three remaining finalist stories in the remaining language categories will receive a $2000 runner up prize.

Word limit

Stories must not exceed 100 words.

The competition will end on November 23rd, 2014 GMT+1, on the International Day of the Word.

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