Contests

Gotham always has a writing contest (or two) going. These contests are a great way to stretch your talent and imagination, and we dangle nice prizes to give you extra motivation. Check out our current contests. And it's worth a look at the winners and finalists in our past contests; the quality of work always amazes us.

Contest

Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Every year, the Selected Shorts program at Symphony Space hosts the Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Contest. The winner will have his or her work performed and recorded live at Symphony Space in NYC.

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Contest

Past-Year Memoir Contest

Deadline: February 20, 2017

We invite you to look back at 2016 and write about it.

Specifically, we want you to tell us a true story from your life in 2016…in only 16 words.

The winner gets a free Gotham class!

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Contest

#storieseverywhere

Deadline: monthly

Each month we invite you to post a story on Twitter using #storieseverywhere for a chance to win a free class.

Your stories (which can be true or made up) will be inspired by what you see, know, or do, and they should relate in some way to our monthly “themes.”

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