The Cos Barnes Fellowship in Fiction is open to all North Carolina writers or writers with a North Carolina connection.
*Stories must be double-spaced, 12 pt., Times New Roman, single-sided, up to 6000 words. Please number and title every page. (.doc/.docx files only)
*Submit your best work. Previously published is acceptable.
*Submissions will be read blind. Submittable will collect and record your contact information. Please do NOT include a cover sheet with your piece.
*Please omit all author information (including your name) from the text body, including headers and footers, as well as in the text file name and title box of your submission. Include author information in the cover letter only. This allows anonymity in our selection process and ensures that stories are selected entirely on merit.
*Entry fee is $15.00 per submission for Weymouth Writers (to qualify you must have taken a residency in the past year) and Friends of Weymouth members. All others will be $20.00 per submission.
*Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please notify us immediately if your work is accepted.
*No erotica or gratuitous violence
We are open to work that represents the full variety of humanity. We have no bias toward race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, or physical limitation.