Frank Mitchell & Helga Burmeister Mitchell, c 1940.
- Family Matters. 1st: $1,500, and publication. Deadline: March 31.
- A bit of 2013 data as we report the results of the December Fiction Open: 7 of 12 of our 2013 1st-place winners were women—please don't feel bad, guys, it all goes in waves—and 8 of 12 winning stories were those authors' 1st fiction publications.
- Most submissions come in at 1,500-6,500 words, but any lengths up to 12,000 words are welcome.
- Winners and finalists will be announced in the June bulletin, and contacted directly by May 27th.