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The Wonderland Competition

Enter The Vanity Papers Wonderland Short Fiction Competition! Oxford's literary review represents many writers from the university and influential voices of the future century. Contributors have written for The Wall Street Journal, The Independent, The New York Times, JStor, Wet Grain, The Minnesota Review, The London Magazine, Aesthetica Magazine, The Oxford Magazine and have won amongst others, The Gower Prize, The PenCraft Book Award and The Oxford-BNU Creative Writing Award. The winner will be featured in the forthcoming print issue and the runners-up will be published on the website thevanitypapers.com Entries are open until 11:59 p.m on the 12th of November 2023. Stories  should be between 1000 and 2,500 words. Entries cannot have been previously published elsewhere. Multiple entries are allowed. A £5 readers fee should be paid for each entry. Submissions in all styles and genres are encouraged.

How to enter The Vanity Papers Wonderland Fiction Competition:

1. Purchase a £5 entry by clicking the pink button below.

2. Title the subject-line of your email: [receipt order number] _Wonderland Competition. 

3. Attach your short story as a PDF or Word Doc and label the document:

[Your First Name]_[Your Last Name]_[Title of Your_Story]_[Wonderland Competition] 

4. Email your entry to rupa@thevanitypapers.com

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