1 November, 2018. 






Fiction collective two is an author-run, not-for-profit publisher of artistically adventurous, non-traditional fiction.

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FC2 is supported in part by the university of utah, the university of alabama press, illinois state university, the university of colorado and private contributors. 

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Writing.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

The winner will be announced in May 2019.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The FC2 Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Contest is open to any writer in English who has not previously published with Fiction Collective Two.
  • Submissions may include a collection of short stories, one or more novellas, or a novel of any length. There is no length requirement. Works that have previously appeared in magazines or in anthologies may be included.
  • Translations and previously published or self-published novels and collections are not eligible.
  • To avoid conflict of interest, former or current students or close friends of the final judge, Aimee Parkison, are ineligible to enter the contest.
  • Employees and Board members of FC2 are not eligible to enter.
  •  The manuscript must be anonymous. The author’s name or address must not appear anywhere on the manuscript. The title page should contain the title of the manuscript only. Pages should be numbered consecutively. Files should be uploaded as a MS Word document or PDF.
  • Include a cover letter/biography with your name and contact information in the space allotted on the submission form.
  • Include a $25 submission fee. Submission of more than one manuscript is permissible if each manuscript is submitted separately and accompanied by a $25 submission fee. Simultaneous submissions to other publishers are permitted, but FC2 must be notified immediately if the manuscript is accepted elsewhere.

Opportunity Cost


  • The Prize includes $1500 and publication by FC2, an imprint of the University of Alabama Press.

How to Apply

First Step: Submit a previously unpublished manuscript of any length through Electronic submissions only.

Second Step: Include a $25 submission fee

Note: Submission of more than one manuscript is permissible if each manuscript is submitted separately and accompanied by a $25 submission fee.

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This Scholarship Published by:
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Reviewed by” Chahineze Hakki/ Algeria 
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