Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Award for imaginative fiction. Submit unpublished, original work of fantasy, fiction, mystery and horror with an ideal length of 1,000—3,000 words. Editors are willing to consider submissions of stories that reach beyond the boundaries of those genres, take literary and creative risks and tell a good story. Entry fee $10 per entry. Prizes – $1,000 for 1st place, four runners-up $100 each and publication in Rosebud. Deadline October 15, 2009. www.rsbd.net for more information.