The 5th Annual Micro Award is now open for submissions through Dec 31, 2011. The Micro Award is presented annually for flash fiction not exceeding 1000 words. Stories of all genres published originally in 2011 are eligible. Editors may submit two stories; writers may submit one. The winner of the $500 prize and all other finalists will be announced on Feb 29, 2012. Please see the official rules for all requirements and guidelines before submitting. Good luck!