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Anthologies and Contests: Opportunities for Short Fiction – presented by Suzanne Mattaboni
October 24, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Anthologies and Contests: Opportunities for Short Fiction
This session will outline opportunities to get your short stories, poetry, or essays recognized in venues including anthologies, contests, award competitions, and select recurring magazine features, including providing a list of ongoing prizes and outlets. We’ll outline some of the benefits of spotlighting your work in these media, including opportunities for publicity. Topics include blind submissions, submission fees, logo use, resources, and post-contest press releases.
Suzanne Mattaboni’s work has appeared in anthologies and won major contest titles since 1981. Her stories, essays, and poems have appeared in The Huffington Post, Newsday, Guideposts.com, Mysterious Ways, Seventeen, Child, Dark Dossier, Motherwell, Long Island Parent, Long Island Weddings, and LA Parent. She’s been featured in anthologies such as “Chicken Soup for the Soul,” “Little Demon Digest,” “Pizza Parties and Poltergeist,” “Running Wild Press Anthology of Stories” (v.2), “The American Poetry Anthology,” the women’s studies anthology “What’s a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Relationship Like This?” and multiple writers’ group anthologies. She has won recognition in competitions including the National Council of Teachers of English Award for short fiction, Seventeen Magazine’s Art and Fiction Contest, the Writer’s Digest Writing Competition, the New Millennium awards, and Gotham Writers flash fiction contest, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize for short fiction. Her debut novel ONCE IN A LIFETIME” is scheduled for publication in March of 2022 by TouchPoint Press.