Rules


This competition is open to all lesbians worldwide. Shipping charges may be applied to winners residing outside of North America. The contest begins October 1st 2011 and closes midnight, Canadian Eastern Standard Time, December 21st, 2011. Kissed By Venus, the Venus Magazine, and Alexandra Wolfe will not be held liable for any warranty, costs, damages, or any other claims incurred as a result of receipt and or usage of any winners of a prize.

Entering, Judging & Contact

• There is no entry fee
• Entrants may submit only ONCE
• Stories must be for and about lesbians
• All genres are accepted
• We are not interested in flash fiction
• No simultaneous submission
• All submissions must be original and previously unpublished
• Do not include any identifying information in the manuscript except story title and page numbers
• All submissions must be 4000 words or less
Any submission over the contest word count will be disqualified
• Submissions will be judged on their literary merit, creativity, storytelling and originality
• All submissions received after the closing date will not be entered
• All submissions should be sent to: [email protected]
• The Judge’s decision is final

Winners will be chosen by the Judging Panel between December 22nd and January 21st, 2012. All winners will be notified by email by January 31st, 2012. Winners must respond and claim their prizes by email within 15 days, as failure to respond could mean the forfeit of prizes. All winners will be announced on the web site and via Twitter. Prizes will be mailed to the addresses supplied by each entrant. Winners may not request substitutions of prizes. Winners are solely responsible for any and all taxes and fees associated with prizes and all such additional costs that may be incurred. If a specified prize becomes unavailable due to unforeseen circumstances, another may be substituted of like or equal value. Team members and regular contributors of the Kissed By Venus website and magazine may not enter any contests run by and on behalf of the Kissed By Venus website and or the Venus Magazine. Kissed By Venus reserves the right to alter, amendment, or change these rules at any time. If you have any questions about the competition and or its rules, please direct your query to: [email protected]

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