Please make sure you have read the submission guidelines. Any submissions in violation of the submissions guidelines will not be considered. You may submit one prose piece for this prize. Acceptance for the prize means that you will be published in the magazine. Stylus has a 3,000 word limit on all prose pieces, with a sweet spot of 1,500 words. If any edits or revisions seem necessary, Stylus will contact you as soon as possible. Winners are required to give a public reading at Litfest.