2023 Calendar - Uncharted

2023 Calendar

Uncharted Thrilling Story Award
January 1 – February 28, 2023

This Award is for all three genres: SF/F, Thriller/Horror, and Mystery/Crime. $1000 will be awarded to three different authors, each for a particular genre of story. We’re looking for the best short fiction we can get our hands on! The editorial team will also select honorable mentions to receive $300 each and publication. Guest judge Gabino Iglesias.

Uncharted Magazine Novel Excerpt Prize
March 1- April 30, 2023

We’re looking for the best 5,000 words or less of your novel in progress! Have a favorite chapter? An exciting and noteworthy prologue? A section where the dialogue crackles and the characters loom larger than life on the page? Give us a chance to read that section of your novel that captivates your audience enough to make them want to keep reading!

Novel Writing Lab
May 1 – June 1, 2023

We’re launching an all digital, asynchronous space to help writers get their books into shape. This workshopping opportunity will include specific and actionable feedback from a team of professional editors, as well as a unique and rigorous MFA-style learning experience for self-driven authors.

Uncharted Short Story Award
June 1 – August 6, 2023

This Award is for all three genres: SF/F, Thriller/Horror, and Mystery/Crime. $1000 will be awarded to three different authors, each for a particular genre of story. We’re looking for the best short fiction we can get our hands on! The editorial team will also select honorable mentions to receive $300 each and publication. Guest judge tbd.

Novel Writing Lab
Aug 1 – August 31, 2023

We’re launching an all digital, asynchronous space to help writers get their books into shape. This workshopping opportunity will include specific and actionable feedback from a team of professional editors, as well as a unique and rigorous MFA-style learning experience for self-driven authors.

Uncharted Magazine Novel Excerpt Prize
September 1 – October 31, 2023

We’re looking for the best 5,000 words or less of your novel in progress! Have a favorite chapter? An exciting and noteworthy prologue? A section where the dialogue crackles and the characters loom larger than life on the page? Give us a chance to read that section of your novel that captivates your audience enough to make them want to keep reading!