Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been published in a book or anthology, though they may have been previously published in a magazine / journal / periodical. Stories can be on any subject and in any style, but must be no more than 3,000 words in length. Stories exceeding 3,000 words will still be considered, but will be read no further than 3,000 words.
http://www.firstwriter.com/competitions ... y_contest/
Closing date: April 1st, 2012