Here Come the Brides Short Story Contest How To Submit

  • Deadline for submissions is midnight EST June 1, 2024
  • Send us a cover letter via email to:
  • Attach the entire manuscript in .doc or docx format for Microsoft Word.
  • In the cover letter, include the story word count, your legal name, your pen name if you used one on your story, your physical mailing address, and telephone number.
  • Title your Word file with the exact name of your story. The file title should not include your name or anything else.
  • Title your email: “Manuscript Submission: [Your Manuscript Title]: [Your Last Name]” and mail it to For example: “Manuscript Submission: A Wedding Story: Rohde”
  • You will receive an email receipt containing your contestant number
  • By submitting an entry to the contest, you agree to receive emails from our sponsors: Carrbridge Square LLC, Gypsy Shadow Publishing LLC,
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