2017 Black Fox Contest

Black Fox is accepting submissions for its fifth annual writing contest. The theme this year is “Lost Things.” Please submit your strongest fiction, nonfiction, or poetry, and we will choose one winner that we feel interprets the theme best. The prize is $125 and publication in the Winter 2018 issue. All submissions are considered for publication in the Winter 2018 issue. The contest entry fee is $7, and submissions must be submitted before midnight (EST) on October 1, 2017.

Please make sure your manuscript is double-spaced with 12 point font. Submissions should be no more than 5,000 words. For poetry, send up to three poems. For flash fiction, send up to two stories. Author’s name, and page number should appear in the top right hand corner of every page. We also ask that you specify in the cover letter what category/genre your work falls into. Please see our Submission Guidelines before submitting. Submissions are accepted through our submission manager found here.

***Writers, please note that entry fees are non-refundable and payment to winners are awarded via PayPal. We reserve the right to extend the contest deadline if necessary.***