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ASME Award for Fiction

ASME Award for Fiction 2024 finalists and winner announced. Read the press release, with links to finalists and winner, here.

Established by the American Society of Magazine Editors in 2018 to celebrate the historic link between literary fiction and magazine journalism, this award honors magazines and websites for excellence in the publication of fiction as demonstrated by three examples of short fiction. Any publication edited and distributed in print or online in the United States is eligible for entry. Publications may submit only one entry. Print and digital editions of the same publication may not submit entries separately. Excerpts from previously published books are not eligible. Entries may be submitted as print or digital content or as a combination of print and digital content. Content must be dated 2023 except that one story may be dated January 2024 or an equivalent, such as Winter 2024. Finalists will receive certificates of recognition. The winner receives a medal bearing the likeness of Alexander Calder’s “Elephant Walking.” The ASME Award for Fiction is judged and presented in conjunction with the National Magazine Awards. 

How to enter? Click here for instructions, fees and deadlines

Download the 2024 call for entries here

Finalists and Winner Announced: Thursday, February 15, 2024

To view the ASME Awards 2023 winners’ gallery, visit asme.media

For more information, email asme@asme.media or call 212.872.3737