Annual Short Story Contest

The Vincent Brothers Review editors are eagerly seeking entries to our “Housekeeping” Short Story Contest. First Prize of $1,000, second prize of $500, and two honorable mentions earning $150 each will be awarded. The submission process is through electronic submission only, with an entrance fee of $10.00 per story entered. Entry fees will be used to cover the prize money, as well as the printing costs of our Issue #26.

Honorable mention entries will appear in an online issue of TVBR. The first- and second-place winners will appear in the hard-copy Issue #26 of TVBR, which the editors aim to publish in January 2022. TVBR editors will judge the contest. The theme for the upcoming contest is “Housekeeping.” No maximum word length is set, but please note that the editors usually prefer stories not longer than 8,000 words. The deadline for our Short Story Contest is November 19, 2021.

After clicking on the CONTEST SUBMISSIONS button below, you will be sent to TVBR’s Submittable page in order to enter your short story. TVBR accepts only unpublished stories for our contest. We accept simultaneous submissions, but ask that you please notify us as soon as you are notified that your work has been accepted elsewhere. The entry fee of $10 per story is used to cover prize monies, issue production costs, and website maintenance. You can enter as many stories as you wish as long as each entry comes with the $10 entry fee.

Enter our story contest by clicking on the CONTEST SUBMISSIONS button below.

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