Short Story America is pleased to announce that the fourth Short Story America Festival and Conference (and introduction of Volume Five in the SSA anthology series) will again be held in the gorgeous seaside community of Beaufort, South Carolina, from February 24-25, 2017.
 
  Friday, February 24th: Volume Five Book Launch Party and Catered Reception
for Authors and Readers. Time: 5 to 8 pm at the historic Lewis Reeve Sams House.

Saturday, February 25th: Workshops, lectures and readings, from 10:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m.
Book Fair all day, with author signings. Announcement of the winners of the Short Story America Prize at 4:30.
Locations to be announced.

Saturday night: The first SSA Pub Crawl, downtown Beaufort, from 6:00 p.m until late. Come
downtown and party with short-story writers and readers as we move around the beautiful waterfront town of Beaufort.

Registration: $50 (includes all events, including the catered Friday evening reception).
Early Bird Special: $40 until January 15th.
$50 after January 15th. Register here:
 
 
     
  Click here to view the 2015 photo gallery!  
     
 
The 2017 Short Story America Prize
now accepting submissions through February 1st, 2017
Click to submit your story
 
 
     
  2017 Sponsors  
 

 

 
  O. Henry Circle



 
     
  Edgar Allan Poe Circle
Scott & Gwen Myers
 
 
     
  Jack London Circle
        

     

John Cusick & Lyn Adams
 
     
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