Stories Out of School Flash Fiction Contest

Thank you for your interest in The Academy for Teachers Stories Out of School flash fiction contest. 

Before completing this form, please ensure your entry meets the following conditions:

  1. Submissions must sent in as a PDF.
  2. Do not put any personal information on the PDF.
  3. Use 12-point Arial font and double space.
  4. Put the word count in the top left corner of the PDF.
  5. Put the title before the start of your story.
  6. The story’s protagonist, or its narrator, must be a K-12 teacher.
  7. Stories must be between 6 and 749 words and previously unpublished.
  8. Any adult (whether a teacher or not) can submit.
  9. You must be over 18.
  10. Only one submission per writer. No exceptions.
  11. Sentimentality is discouraged and education jargon is forbidden.

The deadline for submissions is Thursday, September 1, 2022.

Winners will be announced in January 2023.
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Please do not put your personal information on your entry.

Please be sure the title matches the one in your document.