American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest
The American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest is now open for entries. Francis Coppola will judge the contest. New this year: we're opening the screenplay contest to original television pilots. Please visit zoetrope.com/contests for more information. We look forward to reading your work.
Short Fiction Contest
The twentieth annual Short Fiction Contest is open. Anthony Marra, winner of the 2016 National Magazine Award for fiction, will judge and award the prizes. We do hope to read your work, so enter now!
Preview the Summer 2016 Edition
With an assist by contributor David Byrne.
Fall Writing Workshops
We offer award-winning online courses for all levels of writers. Classes are available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, and begin the week of October 3. Class size is strictly limited to sixteen students, so register now.
All-Story Wins the 2016 NMA!
Zoetrope: All-Story has won the 2016 National Magazine Award for fiction, the highest honor due an American periodical, for Anthony Marra's story "The Grozny Tourist Bureau." We congratulate Anthony and all of our contributors on another year of unparalleled stories.
We are thrilled to announce a few recent awards for our contributors. Colum McCann's "Sh'khol," from the Fall 2014 edition, has been selected for Best American Short Stories 2015 by T.C. Boyle and has won a 2016 Pushcart Prize. Elizabeth McCracken's "Birdsong from the Radio," from the Fall 2013 issue, has won a 2015 O. Henry Prize. We congratulate these writers on such tremendous distinctions.