New York, London, Paris, Tokyo – these cities and many others have been the setting for stories of mystery, crime, adventure, love. We’d like you to call on your first-hand experience of the UAE to set your story in Abu Dhabi. This is a call for submissions to our upcoming short story anthology: Abu Dhabi Stories. Read on for further details.
Deadline: 30 November, 2018
Word Count: Minimum length 250 words. Maximum length 2,500 words.
Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please read our ‘Information & Guidelines’ before submitting:
Information & Guidelines
Your entry should
- be fiction, and must have an Abu Dhabi theme or connection.
- be between 250 and 2,500 words in length.
- be in English.
- have a title.
Format your story in Times New Roman, 12pt, with double-line spacing, and page numbers.
Type your word count in the top right-hand corner of page 1.
Label your Word document with the title of your story and your name, e.g., Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
Send your Word document entry to email@example.com You can enter a maximum of two stories.
Put Abu Dhabi Stories in the subject line of your e-mail
Submitting your work to the anthology is free, but you should be a member of our Abu Dhabi Writers’ Workshop Meet-Up group, and/or a member of The Abu Dhabi Writers’ Workshop Facebook group. If you are a former member, but have left the UAE, please join our Facebook group to keep in touch. Membership of both the Meet-Up group and the Facebook group is free. There is no charge for attendance at our Wednesday night workshops.
Address any queries about submissions by e-mail to Janet Olearski at firstname.lastname@example.org or in person to Kwame Dadson at our Wednesday workshops.