Perigee's 2009 Fiction Contest is Now Open!
This year we're proud to have James Brown serve as our guest judge. Brown is the author of The Los Angeles Diaries: A Memoir (HarperCollins), which was chosen for Best Books of the Year 2004 from the San Francisco Chronicle, Publishers Weekly, and The Independent in the U.K. His work has appeared in GQ, The New York Times Magazine, and the Los Angeles Times Magazine. Brown has written several novels including Lucky Town and Final Performance.
Click here to read our contest guidelines. You can also submit your stories quickly and easily using our redesigned online submission process. Don't miss the chance to have your work appear along Pushcart nominees and award winning writers, in what has long been one of the most innovative literary publications on the web.
The contest deadline is April 30, 2009, and winners will be announced on June 15th. Want something to whet your appetite and stir the muse? Read the winners of the 2008 Fiction Contest, as judged by Thomas E Kennedy, by visiting our archived 21st issue online here.
Our thanks in advance to all those who choose to participate in what is sure to be another excellent competition.
Warmest Wishes for the New Year,