The Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize 2020 is a short story contest competition that is open to all the writers in the world. Gotham Writers organizes this competition where the famous stage and radio series Selected Shorts is the sponsor of Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize 2020.
This long-running series at Symphony Space in New York City celebrates the art of the short story by having stars of stage and screen read aloud the works of established and emerging writers. Selected Shorts is recorded for Public Radio and heard nationally.
The notable writer and editor Nicole Chung will judge the 2020 Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize will be judged by. Nicole is also the former managing editor of The Toast, the editor-in-chief of Catapult magazine, and the author of the memoir All You Can Ever Know
The winner will have an opportunity to perform and record their work live at a Selected Shorts performance at Symphony Space on June 10, 2020, and published on Electric Literature. The winning writer will receive $1000 and a free 10-week course with Gotham Writers.
Candidates can read the 2019 contest winner, “Eugene Is Anointed” by Rachel Engelman here.