The Cos Barnes Fellowship in Fiction is open to all North Carolina writers or writers with a North Carolina connection. For fiction up to 6,000 words. Submissions will be read blind. No erotica or gratuitous violence. We are open to work that represents the full variety of humanity. We have no bias toward race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, or physical limitation. Sponsored by the Weyouth Center for the Arts in Southern Pines.