The Obsidian Prize for Fiction
Announcing the 3rd annual High Desert Journal Obsidian Prize for Fiction. Judged by the David Abrams, the $1,000 prize also includes publication in HDJ. Open to all writers living in the Interior West or writers outside the region writing about the West.
- 2013 Obsidian Prize for Fiction
- Judged by David Abrams
- $1,000 prize and publication in the High Desert Journal
- $15 entry fee
- Deadline: midnight Sunday, June 30th, 2013
- Only unpublished work accepted
- Submissions are only accepted via Submittable.
- BLIND JUDGING. DO NOT PUT CONTACT INFORMATION ON MANUSCRIPT PLEASE.
- Click here to submit.
David Abrams is the author of Fobbit, a comedy about the Iraq War, which was named a New York Times Notable Book of 2012. It was also was selected as both an Indie Next pick and for the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program. His short stories have appeared in Esquire, Narrative, Salon, Electric, Literature, Salamander, Connecticut Review, Five Chapters, The Greensboro Review, The Missouri Review, and other literary quarterlies. He retired from active-duty after serving in the U.S. Army for 20 years, a career which took him to Alaska, Texas, Georgia, the Pentagon, and Iraq. His blog, The Quivering Pen, can be found at:www.davidabramsbooks.blogspot.com