Do you write fiction? We like to read fiction. Send us your best writing for our annual short-fiction contest!

Submission Guidelines

Entries must be original, previously unpublished works of fiction of no more than 5,000 words that feature a lawyer as a prominent character. Entries must be submitted by email to email@lawyerist.com no later than midnight on August 1st, 2017.

The top two entries will be posted on Lawyerist.com and the authors will receive cash awards of $200 (first place) and $100 (runner up).

By submitting a work for consideration, you grant Lawyerist Media, LLC, an exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable license to publish the work online, and a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable license to publish the work offline, if you win a prize.

Contest entries will be judged by an independent panel selected by the editor of Lawyerist.com. The winner and runner up will be announced as soon as possible.

Past Winners

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