eShe Flash Fiction Writing Contest 2019 for Women Writers

eShe is pleased to announce its first Flash Fiction Contest for women.

The female gaze is powerful. Express it.

eShe announces its first Flash Fiction Contest for women writers.

It will run from 1st to 30th September, 2019. Winners will be announced on 10th October, 2019.

Send us your 100-word stories on women and work (in every manner of speaking), stories that are complete vignettes and sparkle with pizzazz.

Eligibility and Submission Guidelines

Theme: Women and Work

Language: English

Word count: 100 (not one word more). Your title, byline, address and phone number are not part of the word count!

Author eligibility: Women writers of all ages who are residents of India

Story rules: Original and unpublished FICTIONAL work only. Only one submission allowed per writer. Please do not send us pieces you have submitted elsewhere.

Story format: Attach your story as a Word document (no Google Docs please) with the file name as your name.

The document must also contain the title of the piece, the name of the author, address and phone number. The document must be edited and be free of errors.

Subject line: The email title should be in this format: “Story name – Author’s name”

Submit your story to:

Submission deadline: September 30, 2019

The Prizes

flash fiction prizesThe best flash-fiction writer gets courses worth Rs 15000 from Henry Harvin Education, a book collection of four Hachette Essentials, a free annual subscription to eShe’s print edition, a handy eShe notebook and an award certificate.

10 more winners will receive eShe notebooks and merit certificates.

All winning entries will be published by eShe.

Winners will be announced on October 10, 2019.

The Jury

flash fiction jury

The jury includes renowned author, scholar and artist Kota Neelima; award-winning flash-fiction writer and children’s author Chitra Gopalakrishnan; and founder editor of eShe, Aekta Kapoor.

For queries, call / WhatsApp 9971116621 or write to

3 comments on “eShe Flash Fiction Writing Contest 2019 for Women Writers

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  2. Pinki Rani

    Very very interesting short story written by Asambhava Shubha. I impressed to read the fiction story and feel that it is true


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