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Chicago Tribune-Nelson Algren Short Story Award
A prize of $3,500 and publication in Printers Row, the Chicago Tribune‘s digital literary journal, is given annually for a short story. Four runners-up will receive $1,000 each, and five second-place winners will receive $500 each. Using the online submission system, submit a story of up to 8,000 words by February 7. There is no entry fee. All entries are considered for publication.