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Magazine Stand :: Apple in the Dark – Summer 2023

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Apple in the Dark online magazine’s Summer 2023 issue features entries from their Flash Fiction Contest judged by Chelsea T. Hicks: Winner Ashley Beresch and Honorable Mentions Brenda Yates and Xochi Cartland, as well as works by finalists Cemile Guldal, Liz DeGregorio, MaxieJane Frazier, Brandi Ocasio, Robert Warf, and Juliana Warta. Readers can also enjoy new fiction by Clara Roberts, Brendan Todt, Bibi Berki, Jan Allen, Kayla Wiltfong, Tyler Barlass, Brooks C. Mendell, Kathy Sherwood, Lea Murray, and nonfiction by Adrianna Sanchez-Lopez, Lorraine Hanlon Comanor, Katharyn Howd Machan.

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May 2023 eLitPak :: Apple in the Dark Flash Contest

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Deadline: May 31, 2023
Apple in the Dark is taking submissions for its inaugural flash fiction contest, judged by Chelsea T. Hicks. Fee: $6. Prize: $150. Deadline: May 31, 2023. Submit here.

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Call :: Apple in the Dark Issue 1

Deadline: August 15
Apple in the Dark Journal is a brand-new online publication focusing on works of fiction and creative nonfiction no longer than 1,500 words apiece. Send your work to [email protected]. Please use this format for the subject line: “[Last Name], [First Word of Title]” and please include your contact info/social media handles and a brief bio in the email. If possible, please paste the contents of your submission into the body of the email rather than attaching it as a Word document or PDF. Simultaneous submissions are permitted, but do please let us know if your work has been accepted elsewhere. appleinthedark.wordpress.com