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Book Club Wed Oct 29 2014

Writers, on Your Mark...

Screen shot 2014-10-28 at 10.00.54 PM.pngChicago Reader is now accepting submissions for its 2015 Pure Fiction issue, which will be published January. Local writers of all backgrounds can submit as many entrees as they want so long as they're anywhere up to 3,000 words. Winners of the contest will be paid for their work.

Not sure what to write? Check out the archive of previous Pure Fiction issues for some inspiration. The collection boasts a number of stories from writers such as Ben Greenman and Jonathan Messinger (former Time Out Chicago editor).

Submissions for the 15th Pure Fiction issue must be turned in by Nov. 15 to fiction@chicagoreader.com. Good luck!

 
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