2024 Calendar - Uncharted

2024 Calendar

Uncharted Magazine Novel Excerpt Prize
January 08 – March 10, 2024

We’re looking for the best 5,000 words or fewer 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 the most captivating section of your novel—and make us want to read more! Guest judge Keshe Chow.

Uncharted Romance Challenge
March 21 – March 31, 2024

We want to fall in love with your characters and celebrate romance in all its forms! For one time only, we are looking for the best genre romance stories. For this challenge, we’re pleased to offer the first-place winner $500 and publication. All entries will be considered for general publication at our regular rate of $200.

Uncharted Magazine Novel Excerpt Prize
October 17 – December 15, 2024

This award is for all three genres: SF/F, Thriller/Mystery (Horror), and Historical Fiction. We’re excited to offer the first-place winner of this prize $2000 and publication, while the 2nd and 3rd place winners will receive publication and $300 and $200, respectively. We’re looking for the best short fiction we can get our hands on! Guest judge TBA.