Ends on September 1, 2018

$20.00 USD

A prize of $750.00 and publication in The Ocotillo Review Winter 2019 will be awarded for a short story. Submit one story of less than 4200 words with a $20.00 entry fee by August 20, 2018. All entries will be considered for publication. All entrants will receive a copy of the journal containing the winning story. Antonio Ruiz-Camacho will judge. A portion of any revenue generated will be donated to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. See www.kallistogaiapress for details or open the "more" tab below.

*Please submit only one story in Word .doc   

*All work must be original and unpublished.  Work posted on blogs, social media or self-published in any form are considered published. 

 *We only accept submissions through Submittable.  

*Do not put your name or other identifying info on the document or the submission title.  

*Submissions in multiple genres are acceptable as long as the reading fee is paid for each category.  

*We prefer Word documents in a 12pt Times New Roman font.  

*We welcome the expression of diverse voices and diverse cultures. We do not publish hate speech or pornography. We reserve the right to define those terms.

*See specific guidelines for each genre.  

*We accept simultaneous submissions for The 2018 Chester B. Himes Memorial Short Fiction Prize with the agreement that you will retract it if it is accepted elsewhere.   

*Do not include images. 

*Kallisto Gaia Press reserves first serial rights. All other rights revert to author upon publication.

*Failure to adhere to these guidelines will result in the story being disqualified and the entry fee forfeited.