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The Gulf Stream Magazine Summer Writing Contest is open to writers of fiction and poetry. The winner in each genre will be awarded $100.

The 2019 contest judges are Laura Lee Smith (fiction) and Ariel Francisco (poetry).


The winning story and poem from the 2019 contest will be published in Gulf Stream Magazine and each winner will receive $100. Up to two finalists will be announced in both categories. All finalists will be eligible for publication and will be reimbursed for their contest entry fee. Entry fee for the contest is $7.

Fiction: Under 5,000 words (English only)

Poetry: Up to 5 poems (*We are accepting poetry submissions in both English and Spanish)

–Contest opens for submissions on 6/1/2019 and closes on 8/15/2019.

Please submit via Submittable.

–No entries via email or mail will be considered for the contest.

–Submitted work must be original and previously unpublished in any form.

–Please submit a short bio.

–Entry to the contest is $7.