RULES OF THE CONTEST (ENGLISH SECTION)

* Theme of the contest: Round Midnight
*Entries must be short stories, of any genre, and maximum length is 2,500 words and must be previously unpublished in a book, printed magazine or web-based journal. Entries must be in English.
* The contest closes at midnight UTC on 20th of June
*This is an international contest. There is no restriction such as nationality etc of the author, but you have to be 18 years old on the 21st of March 2019 to enter the contest.
* Winners and the shortlist to be announced on September 10th, 2019
* There will be two collections of stories – one that will be published in Greek including the translated stories of the first three winners of the English Section and another one with all the shortlisted stories of the English Section.

All prize-winners and shortlisted writers have to renew their approval for the publishing of the anthology till the 1st of October, 2019.

*First prize winner will be the judge of next year’s 10th contest!

PRIZES & HONORABLE MENTIONS

First prize is a week’s holiday on the island of Crete. Three Rock, (Triopetra beach, South Crete) is a studio for 2 people (with beds for two children also available). Air tickets not included.

  • All the shortlisted stories will be published in the anthology. The book will be released through “StrangeDays” publications andwww.amazon.com in November, 2019. All the shortlisted writers will also get a free copy of the book! (We send the books to your address once. In case of return we can’t repeat it).

First prize winner will be the judge of next year’s 10th contest! 

ENTRY FORM AND PAYMENT

Pay via paypal – See the banner in eyelands Home Page.
* After the payment is complete, you can send the e-mail with your story attached in word. doc /docx format to:
eyelandsmag@gmail.com
or
strangedaysbooks@gmail.com
writing in the subject line: Eyelands Short Story Contest or just ΕSSC
*An email confirmation that your entry has been received will be sent within three/four days after receiving your e-mail
Name and address of the author should appear only in the body of the email
*The title of your story can be anything other than ‘’Round Midnight’’
*There is no entry fee for the prize winners of previous eyelands international short story contests

links
All about 9th Short Story Contest
www.eyelands.gr
https://eyelands.gr/english-section/
https://eyelandscontes.wordpress.com/
https://www.facebook.com/eyelands.portal/

STRANGE DAYS BOOKS
www.strangedaysbooks.gr
www.paraxenesmeres.gr

THREE ROCK STUDIO
http://three-rock.blogspot.gr/
https://www.airbnb.gr/rooms/3516767

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