2024 Calendar - Uncharted

2024 Calendar

Uncharted Cinematic Short Story Award
April 14
June 16, 2024

Lights, Camera, Action! This year, we want your most cinematic stories! We want those stories that we can clearly visualize, that we feel like we’re there in the moment, that activates all of our senses. This Award is for all of our genres: SF/F, Thriller/Mystery (Horror), YA, and Historical Fiction. We’re excited to offer the winner of this prize $2,000 and publication, while the second- and third-place winners will receive publication and $300 and $200, respectively. Guest judge Matt Bell.

Refractions: Genre Flash Fiction Contest
July 01
July 31, 2024

It’s time to write short at Uncharted Magazine! We want your stories of 1,500 words or less in all of our genres! So sharpen up those pens and flex those fingers. We’re excited to offer the winner of this prize $1,000 and publication, while the second- and third-place winners will receive publication and $300 and $200, respectively.

Uncharted Magazine Novel Excerpt Prize
October 17
December 15, 2024

Each year, novel excerpt submissions are some of our readers’ and editors’ favorite narratives to read. We’re looking for the best 5,000 words or fewer of your novel in progress! We love to read opening chapters, climaxes, and anything in-between. The three co-winners of this prize will each receive $1,000 and publication. All entries will be considered for publication. Judge TBA.