Grand prize - $750
2 runners-up - $250
To enter send your original (written by entrant), unpublished, fictional short story of no more than 2500 words to:
Family Circle Fiction Contest, c/o Family Circle
375 Lexington Avenue, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10017
All entries must be typed, double-spaced and page numbered on 8x11 paper and must include your name, address, daytime phone number and may include your email address (optional). No purchase necessary to win. Contest begins March 1, 2009 and ends August 31, 2009. All entries must be postmarked on or before August 31, 2009 and received by September 7, 2009. Entries must be original (written by entrant), unpublished and may not have won any prize or award. Up to two (2) entries per individual will be accepted, but each entry must be a unique short story. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, or the District of Columbia, age 21 or older. Void where probhibited. Sponsor: Meredith Corporation.