We’re looking for short fiction stories! Think you can write a winning story in 5000 words or less? Enter Bethune & Son’s 4th Annual Texas Short Story Competition for your chance to win $1,000 in cash, and get your story published in our anthology! Please ensure you read the rules carefully before entering the competition. 

This year's theme is "Life & Stories from the Texas Gulf Coast." All stories must reference Texas and the Gulf Coast in some meaningful way, shape or form. Please read our 2020 rules and directions for more information.

Welcome to Bethune & Son's 4th Annual Texas Short Story Contest. Please ensure you read the rules carefully before entering the competition. Read our 2020 Contest Rules here.

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