As we head into our second decade, we're trying something new. It will
go by this name:
The Mythic Picnic Prize for Fiction.
It will carry a $500.00 purse. It will be sponsored by @MythicPicnic, in conjunction with the
Wigleaf editorial staff.
Here's how it will work:
Our next submission period will be three times longer than usual, running
from January 25 through February 12, with a two-day Reprise! window on March
1 and 2. All submissions from this period
which are accepted for publication in Wigleaf will be eligible for the
prize, which will be judged by @MythicPicnic.
As always, there will be no fee for submission.
As always, stories must be under 1000 words.
Submissions are welcomed via our SUBMITTABLE page.
(We're generally open during the final week of each academic month, with the exception of December.
final weeks of August, September, October, November, January, February, March and April.)
For all other correspondence: email@example.com.
Scott Garson does the editing and design.
Marcelle Heath is the Series Editor for the Wigleaf Top 50.
Shome Dasgupta is an Associate Series Editor for the Wigleaf Top 50.
Michelle Dove is an Associate Series Editor for the Wigleaf Top 50.
Tawnysha Greene is an Associate Series Editor for the Wigleaf Top 50.
Sean Lovelace is an Associate Series Editor for the Wigleaf Top 50.
Rion Amilcar Scott is an Associate Series Editor for the Wigleaf Top 50.
Haley Benson, Abagail Guinn, Hannah Kauffman and Lauren Pike are Wigleaf
editorial interns for Spring semester 2018.
Meredith Alling, Damyanti Biswas, Casey Hannan, Kara Vernor and Sennah Yee
lent a hand with the reading for the 2017 Wigleaf Top 50, and we're grateful to them.
(and we welcome Anne Weisgerber and Monet P. Thomas to the 2018 team of readers.)
We post new stories at least once a week for nine months of the year. Our summer break runs from
late May until late August. Over the break we put up our annual, The Wigleaf Top 50 (Very) Short
Fictions of the year.