$10.00 USD

The Breakwater Fiction Contest

prize: $1000 and publication in our Winter issue

fee: $10

We are seeking submissions for pieces that breathe freshness to the form. We are interested in previously unpublished prose ranging from 1,000 - 5,000 words, each with a $10 entry fee. All finalists will be considered for publication. 

​Submit stories of up to 5,000 words

  • $10 submission fee per story
  • The winner will receive $1,000 and publication in the winter issue of Breakwater Review
  • All finalists will be considered for publication

2018 FINALIST JUDGE: Jane Unrue is hailed by Publishers Weekly as a writer of “muted intensity and subtly disarming power,” Unrue is the author of the short novels Life of a Star (2010) and The House (2000), both published by Burning Deck Press; the short fiction collection Atlassed (2005), published by Triple Press; and the short novel Dear Mr. Erker, published in the final issue (No. 11) of 3rd Bed.

Submissions: Open YEAR ROUND, submit by December 15th th to be entered into the 2019 contest!

Finalists Announced: MID-JANUARY