So to Speak Holds Short-Short Story Contest

Posted: February 8, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

So to Speak, a feminist journal of language and art, is holding its annual short-short story contest. The winner receives $300 and publication in the journal.

The contest is open to all writers, and a $10 submission fee applies for each entry. Only previously unpublished work is accepted, and all submissions must be postmarked by March 15 for consideration.

Susan Vreeland, award-winning novelist and schoolteacher, is the judge for the contest. Vreeland’s most recent novel, Girl in Hyacinth Blue, was a finalist for the Book Sense Book of the Year Award, and will be made into a Hallmark Hall of Fame television production. Her new novel, The Passion of Artemisia, is forthcoming in fall 2001.

Send submissions to So to Speak, Short-Short Story Contest, MS 2D6. Type and double-space submissions. Send two copies of the manuscript¾one without a name, and one with word count and full contact information, including telephone number. For more information, send email to or visit

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