We are pleased to announce the

2009 Flatmancrooked Prize
for Excellent Writing Done During a Period of Great Fiscal Renewalaimeebender

Aimee Bender (author of The Girl in the Flammable Skirt, An Invisible Sign of My Own, Willful Creatures, recipient of the Pushcart Prize and professor of creative writing at University of Southern California) is our guest judge.

1st place receives $1000.00 and publication in the final anthology of ’08/’09 season.

Top 10 finalists will also be published in the final anthology and get special recognition on the website.

The entry-fee is $15 and the first 50 people to enter get a copy of Flatmancrooked’s First Winter, which features new fiction from Jorge Luis Borges and National Book Award-winner, Ha Jin.

See contest details and enter below. Sign up for our mailing-list below if you don’t have a story ready but want updates and reminders about the contest.


The submission process for the prize has closed as of midnight, August 15th. For information on future prizes, competitions, books, and online radness, sign up for our mailing list below. Thank you for your interest.

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