The Bolt Magazine Fall 2014 Contest Launches

bolt F14The San José State University Communication Center Writing Consultants have launched The Bolt Magazine Fall 2014 Contest. The Bolt Magazine is a flash non-fiction magazine consisting of short and factual micro-essays and memoirs.

This semester’s theme is humor. The Bolt Magazine offers an opportunity for writers to express true stories on real perspectives, the world, or anything of importance to them. It consists of all original work, 250 words or less.

The deadline for the contest is November 1, 2014. All submissions will be considered for publication for the upcoming issue. First prize is a $50 gift certificate to the Spartan Bookstore.

The Communication Center Writing consultants have been publishing The Bolt Magazine since the spring of 2013. To find out more information, please visit or email

— Jennifer Tran 

Jennifer Tran is a Fall 2014 COMM Center Writing Consultant. Find out more about her on the Writing Consultants’ blog.


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