Monday, September 5, 2011


Guerilla Basement is calling for short fiction entries. This particular call for entries is in commemoration of “Cancer Awareness” month in October.

The aim is to explore the use of certain themes in both creative and experimental ways in literary fiction.

Submissions should be based on the theme of “Cancer”. The four stories selected will be published on the Guerilla Basement website through the month of October.

Deadline for submission is SEPTEMBER 18, 2011

Submission Guidelines
Stories must be previously unpublished and must be the exclusive work of the entrant.

Stories must be between 600 and 750 words.

Entry is free.

Only one submission per entrant is permitted.

Only online submissions are acceptable.

Entries should be emailed to .

Paste story in the body of the e-mail. Use ‘Guerilla Basement Fiction’ in the subject line. Entries with attachments will be disqualified.

The email must contain the entrant’s name, the title of story, and the entrant’s physical address and contact phone number.

Simultaneous submissions are NOT acceptable.

Entries must be in English.
Judging the entries will be award winning writer Chika Unigwe. Unigwe has been shortlisted for the Caine Prize, she has won the Commonwealth Short Story competition, written two children’s books and her short stories have appeared in several journals, anthologies and magazines. She is the author of The Phoenix and the critically acclaimed On Black Sisters Street.

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