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Sep 30, 2019

Deadline Nears for 2019 NC State Fiction Contest

Submit your entry to the 2019 NC State Fiction Contest before the October 15 deadline.

Sep 16, 2019

Submit Your Stories to the 2019 NC State Fiction Contest

Drawing more than 300 entrants last year, the NC State Fiction Contest is one of the largest free-to-enter writing contests in the South.

Sep 10, 2018

Submit Your Stories to the 2018 NC State Fiction Contest

The NC State Fiction Contest is open to North Carolina residents and is one of the largest free-to-enter writing contests in the South. This year’s guest judge is Brando Skyhorse, author of "The Madonnas of Echo Park" and "Take This Man: A Memoir."

Sep 8, 2017

Submit Your Stories to the NC State Fiction Contest

Drawing more than 300 entrants last year, this free literary contest is open to North Carolina residents and is one of the largest free-to-enter writing contests in the South.

Nov 16, 2016

NC State Literary Readings Series presents Percival Everett and the 2016 NC State Fiction Contest Awards

Author of nearly 30 books and judge of the 2016 NC State Fiction Contest, Percival Everett will read from his work. Contest winners will be announced. Open to the public.

Sep 15, 2016

NC State Fiction Contest Open

Calling all writers! NC State’s annual Fiction Contest is open and accepting entries for the 2016 competition. The contest is free and open to all North Carolina residents, drawing more than 300 entrants last year. You have until Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, to mail your work to NC State Fiction Writing Contest, Campus Box 8105, English Department, NC State University, Raleigh, NC, 27695-8105.

Sep 6, 2016

Award-Winning Authors Headline Fall Reading Series

This fall, NC State will welcome three accomplished writers to campus as part of its popular Literary Reading Series.