Great short story website.Boston Review.
Check out their archives and previous winners.
Pirouette by SCOTT MARENGO In this touching and melancholy short story, a deliveryman in rural northern California makes fast friends with an eccentric loner and his daughter.
also Alexandra Thom’s The Piano (2012)Re Short Story Competition
Each year, Boston Review runs competitions in poetry and fiction. We also partner with the Unterberg Poetry Center/92nd Street Y to publish the winner of the annual “Discovery”/Boston Review poetry contest.
We strongly encourage online submissions for our poetry and short story contests (Complete instructions for submission to all contests follow.
Aura Estrada Short Story Contest (Deadline: October 1, 2012)
The Boston Review Essay Contest (Deadline: December 1, 2012)