Think you can craft a jazz-influenced short story? Take a look at this contest.
Three times yearly, Jerry Jazz Musician, a website that focuses on jazz music and its influence on American culture, sponsors its Short Fiction Contest.
Submissions have to be original, previously unpublished, and approximately one to five thousand words in length. The winner will receive $100 and have their story published on the Jerry Jazz Musician site.
For contest details and to check out this interesting site, go to http://www.jerryjazzmusician.com/mainHTML.cfm?page=fictioncontest.html
The submission deadline is May 31, 2009, so get those entries in. Good luck!