Entries for the 2017 contest are no longer being accepted.  We’ll be announcing the winner in April.  Please stay tuned!

The Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize is a writing competition sponsored by Selected Shorts. This long-running series at Symphony Space in New York City celebrates the art of the short story by having stars of stage and screen read aloud the works of established and emerging writers. Selected Shorts is recorded for Public Radio and heard nationally.

 Sponsored by:
Electric Literature

Please read the contest guidelines before submitting or contacting us. If you have further questions, please reach us as shorts@symphonyspace.org.