Deadline: 15 February 2011
Playboy 2011 College Fiction Contest is now accepting submissions.
First prize for the winning story is $3000 and publication in Playboy magazine.
Second prize is $500 and third prize is $250.
1. Contest is open to all college students—no age limit. Employees of Playboy and their families, its agents and affiliates are not eligible.
2. To enter, submit your typed, double-spaced manuscript of 25 pages or fewer with a 3”x5” card listing name, age, college affiliation, permanent home address and phone number to Playboy College Fiction Contest, 680 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611. All entries must be previously unpublished original works of fiction and must be postmarked between September 1, 2010 and February 15, 2011.
3. Decisions of the judges are final. Playboy reserves the right to withhold prizes if no submitted entries meet its usual standard of publication.
4. Winners will be notified by mail and may be obligated to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility within 30 days of notification. By acceptance of their prizes, winners consent to the use of their names, photographs and other likenesses for purposes of advertising, trade and promotion on behalf of Playboy without further compensation to the winners, unless prohibited by law.
5. Playboy reserves the right to edit the first-prizewinning story for publication.
6. Playboy reserves the right to publish winning entries in U.S. and foreign editions of Playboy and to reprint, republish or incorporate them in any electronic or print English-language or foreign-edition anthologies or compilations of Playboy material without further compensation to the winners.
7. Void where prohibited by law.
8. All manuscripts become the property of Playboy and will not be returned.
9. Taxes on prizes are the responsibility of the winners. For a list of the winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Playboy College Fiction Contest, 680 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611.
More information here.