Finders Keepers: Round eleven of NPR's Three-Minute Fiction Contest is now open.
Guest judge is Karen Russell, author of Swamplandia!, Vampires in the Lemon Grove, and St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves.
Submissions for this edition of NPR's contest should be:
* An original short story
* No more than 600 words
* Can be read in about three minutes
* About a character who finds an object
* And has no intention of returning it
* Deadline is 11:59 p.m. EDT on Sunday, May 12
* One entry per person
Winner will receive signed copies of Russell's novels and have his or story published in The Paris Review.
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