Feb 19, 2019

Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition

  • Crimson Education
  • Singapore
Competition Skill Building Other


Students enter short stories in this competition. Lorian Hemingway, the granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, is the final judge. The competition draws entries from all 50 states and from countries all over the world. Despite the fact that it has become an international competition it remains in its heart and at its very core what it was at its genesis: A contest that honours the uniqueness of a writer’s voice and heart and spirit. To date, the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition has awarded more than $70,000 to writers of merit.

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Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

Students of all ages



There are over 1000 entries per year. 

Participation Cost


Fee by May 1st: $15
Late submission fee:$20

Time Commitment

The amount of time dedicated to this competition is at the discretion of the participant. 

Application Deadline

Applications for 2019 due May 1st. Winners will be posted August 2019.

Application Process Includes

Submissions can be made online. All submissions must meet the requirements set forth in our regular guidelines. Stories must be original, unpublished fiction. Word count: 3,500 words or less.