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Submit your story for the 49th Jerry Jazz Musician Short Fiction Contest



Heads up to all interested short fiction writers…The deadline for submitting your story for consideration in our 49th Short Fiction Contest is September 30.  There is no entry fee.  Contest details are found here.

  • The winner of our 48th Contest was Justin Short.  His story, “The Wailing Wall,” can be read by clicking here
  • Five runner-up entrants of the contest had their stories published as well:

Silent Soundtrack.” by Bari Lynn Hein

Blue Venus,” by Rhonda Zimlich

Lay Out,” by Barnaby Hazen

Umbrella — a Play in One Act,” by Emilia Getzinger

The Best Dancer at St. Bernadette’s and Me,” by Tricia Lowther

  • In 2017, six stories and poems published on Jerry Jazz Musician were nominated for prestigious Pushcart Prize.  You can view those nominations by clicking here.


Good luck!






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