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Simple Explanation Contest for a Complex Subject

AbridgeME.com has created the world's first crowdsourced reference platform that delivers concise (100 words or less), fact-based, summaries of the world around us. The site is holding a contest to find the best explanation ... (more)

Deadline: 

11/01/2014

Prizes: 

$150

Fees: 

$0

Genre(s): 

Nonfiction

Date added: 

08/27/2014

Hollis Summers Poetry Prize

The competition is open to both those who have not published a book-length collection of poetry and those who have. The winning manuscript will be published by Ohio University Press and will be awarded a cash prize of $1000 ... (more)

Deadline: 

10/31/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$30

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Book

Date added: 

08/22/2014

Aura Estrada Short Story Contest

The winning author will receive $1,500 and have his or her work published in the July/August 2015 issue of Boston Review. Runners up may also be published. Stories should not exceed 5,000 words ... (more)

Deadline: 

10/01/2014

Prizes: 

$1,500

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Fiction

Date added: 

08/19/2014

2014 Essaying the Body Electric Essay Contest

Welcome Table Press is inviting submissions of nonfiction essays for the Essaying the Body Electric Essay Contest. Submissions should be about the body, human or nonhuman. First prize is $250 and publication ... (more)

Deadline: 

10/01/2014

Prizes: 

$250

Fees: 

$23

Genre(s): 

Nonfiction

Date added: 

08/19/2014

Big Pond Rumours, the Literary E-Zine

The judges are open to receiving poetry or prose in any genre. The contest pays the winners for fiction and poetry in addition to publishing them in the E-Zine ... (more)

Deadline: 

11/30/2014

Prizes: 

$100

Fees: 

$15

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Fiction

Date added: 

08/19/2014

A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize

The A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize honors a poet's first book, while also honoring the late founder of BOA Editions, a non-profit publisher of poetry, poetry-in-translation, short fiction, and other literature ... (more)

Deadline: 

11/30/2014

Prizes: 

$1,500

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

08/19/2014

The Coniston Prize for Poetry

The Coniston Prize is an annual award that recognizes an outstanding group of poems by a woman writing in English. The winner will receive $1,000 and will be featured in Issue 4. All finalists will also be awarded publication ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/01/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$15

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

08/19/2014

Gold Line Press Fiction Chapbook Contest

The judges seek works of fiction that are purposefully planned as chapbooks: novellas, long short stories, carefully curated collections of vignettes or short short stories. Each winner receives $500, publication ... (more)

Deadline: 

08/31/2014

Prizes: 

$500

Fees: 

$15

Genre(s): 

Fiction

Date added: 

08/14/2014

2014 Button Poetry Prize

The winner will receive publication, 50 free author copies, a $500 honorarium, and round-trip travel to Minneapolis for a book release show to be filmed by Button’s video crew. The competition is open to all previously unpublished ... (more)

Deadline: 

08/31/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$15

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

08/14/2014

Les Figues NOS Book Contest

Les Figues will award a prize of $1,000 and publication for the winning poetry or prose manuscript. Eligible submissions include: poetry, novellas, innovative novels, anti-novels, short story collections, lyric essays, hybrids ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/15/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Book

Date added: 

08/14/2014

T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry

Truman State University Press offers $2,000 and publication of the winning collection. Manuscripts should be between 60 and 100 pages of original poetry in English ... (more)

Deadline: 

10/31/2014

Prizes: 

$2,000

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

08/14/2014

The Paumanok Poetry Award

The Visiting Writers Program at Farmingdale State College is pleased to announce the annual competition for The Paumanok Poetry Award. One First Prize $1500 and expenses for a reading in our 2015 - 2016 series ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/15/2014

Prizes: 

$1,500

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

08/14/2014

Red Mountain Prize for Poetry

This contest will award $1,000 and publication of a full-length book of poetry. The most important criterion is that the manuscript manifests significant themes in beautiful, strong and evocative language ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/15/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$27

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Book

Date added: 

08/14/2014

Encircle Publications Annual Chapbook Contest

Encircle Publications is accepting submissions of poetry for its Annual Chapbook Contest. Poetry may be theme-related. The winner will receive $250, 25 copies and marketing assistance ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/01/2014

Prizes: 

$250

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Book

Date added: 

08/07/2014

The Chariton Review Short Fiction Prize

The Chariton Review Short Fiction Prize recognizes the best unpublished short fiction on any theme up to 5,000 words in English. The winner will receive a prize of $500 and two or three finalists will receive $200 each ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/30/2014

Prizes: 

$500

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Fiction

Date added: 

08/07/2014

The Ebell Playwright Prize

The Ebell of Los Angeles is open for entries of plays created to encourage, inspire and celebrate our California women writers with pride, praise, and a prize. First prize: $6,000 and a staged reading at the Ebell ... (more)

Deadline: 

12/01/2014

Prizes: 

$6,000

Fees: 

$35

Genre(s): 

Plays

Date added: 

08/02/2014

The Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry

Through this contest, Philadelphia Stories celebrates poets of all backgrounds, experience, and styles. The first-place winning poet will receive a $1,000 cash award for an individual poem, an invitation to an awards event and publication ... (more)

Deadline: 

11/15/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$12

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

08/02/2014

Negative Capability Press Poetry Book Contest

Negative Capability Press will award a prize of $2000, manuscript publication, and 25 copies to the finalist. Manuscripts should be a minimum of 50 pages to a maximum of 125 pages ... (more)

Deadline: 

10/15/2014

Prizes: 

$2,000

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Book

Date added: 

08/02/2014

Split This Rock Poetry Contest

Submissions should be in the spirit of Split This Rock: socially engaged poems, poems that reach beyond the self to connect with the larger community. First place $500; 2nd and 3rd place, $250 each ... (more)

Deadline: 

11/01/2014

Prizes: 

$500

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

08/02/2014

Finishing Line Press Open Chapbook Competition

Finishing Line Press will award a prize of $1,000 and publication for a chapbook-length poetry collection in print edition and eBook format. The top-ten finalists will be offered publication ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/15/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$15

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Book

Date added: 

08/02/2014

The Lake Poetry/Fiction Prize

The Lake Prize offers annual awards for fiction and poetry that best represents the Midwest. It seeks to reward those who see the beauty of the region. First prize in each category is $500 plus publication ... (more)

Deadline: 

08/31/2014

Prizes: 

$500

Fees: 

$5

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Fiction

Date added: 

08/02/2014

Lena-Miles Wever Todd Prize

In collaboration with Louisiana State University Press and Winthrop University, Pleiades Press publishes a book of poetry a year. The finalist receives $2000 and the winning collection is published in paperback ... (more)

Deadline: 

11/15/2014

Prizes: 

$2,000

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Book

Date added: 

08/02/2014

Banff Centre Bliss Annual Writing Contests

Prairie Fire is now accepting entries for the Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award, Short Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction Contests. Prizes are awarded in each of the three categories and winning entries are published in Prairie Fire ... (more)

Deadline: 

11/30/2014

Prizes: 

$1,250

Fees: 

$32

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction

Date added: 

08/02/2014

Honoring the Altar of the Earth Writing Contest

The C.G. Jung Society of Saint Louis is accepting essays exploring the intersection of Jungian thought and Ecology. Monetary prizes are: $1000 first prize, $500 second prize, $250 third prize ... (more)

Deadline: 

10/01/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$10

Genre(s): 

Nonfiction

Date added: 

08/02/2014

The Jean Feldman Poetry Prize

Writers who live within a 75 mile radius of the U.S. Capitol in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia are eligible to enter The Jean Feldman Poetry Prize. The winning manuscripts will be published in the fall of 2015 ... (more)

Deadline: 

11/01/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

08/02/2014

Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize

This an annual contest awards a writer for the best writing of a creative nonfiction story. Winner will receive $1,000 and national publication ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/10/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Nonfiction

Date added: 

08/02/2014

The Sullivan Prize in Short Fiction

The Sullivan Prize in Short Fiction is awarded to an author who have published at least one volume of short fiction. There will be a $1,000 prize, a $500 award and a $500 advance against royalties ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/01/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$15

Genre(s): 

Fiction

Date added: 

07/30/2014

Morton Marcus Memorial Poetry Contest

The Poetry Contest is dedicated to the memory of Santa Cruz Poet Morton Marcus, whose life and work inspired the writing of many students, friends, and emerging poets. A $1,000 Prize will be awarded to the selected winner ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/01/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$15

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

07/30/2014

Slippery Elm Prose and Poetry Prize

Slippery Elm Literary Journal, a publication of The University of Findlay, will award a prize of $1,000 in both prose and poetry. All entrants will be considered for publication. Submit up to three original, previously unpublished poems ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/01/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$15

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

07/30/2014

The 5th Annual Beyond Baroque Poetry Contest

Beyond Baroque is accepting submissions of poetry from writers anywhere in the U.S. Poems must be submitted in English. You may submit up to four poems. First prize is $1,000 ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/01/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

07/30/2014

Rocky Coast Contest

The Maine Review is currently accepting entries from published and unpublished writers for the Rocky Coast writing contest, which offers a First Prize of $150 and a Second Prize of $50. All genres are eligible for the contest ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/15/2014

Prizes: 

$150

Fees: 

$10

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction

Date added: 

07/29/2014

Sacrifice Anthology Contest

The Sacrifice Anthology Contest seeks submissions for inclusion in the upcoming inspirational essay anthology – Sacrifice – What Would You Give? Submit a personal essay about someone who sacrificed for you or for someone else ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/30/2014

Prizes: 

$50

Fees: 

$0

Genre(s): 

Nonfiction

Date added: 

07/27/2014

Helen Sheffield Memorial Writing Contest

All submissions must use the following as the first line: “Memories are not passive inhabitants of the mind, but lively and unruly negotiators for space in a coherent life narrative—or at least, that’s what I told myself.” First prize is $400 ... (more)

Deadline: 

10/31/2014

Prizes: 

$400

Fees: 

$45

Genre(s): 

Fiction

Date added: 

07/27/2014

Barthelme Prize for Short Prose

Gulf Coast is now accepting entries for the 2014 Barthelme Prize for Short Prose. The contest is open to pieces of prose poetry, flash fiction, and micro-essays of 500 words or fewer. The winner receives $1,000 and publication in the journal ... (more)

Deadline: 

08/31/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$17

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction

Date added: 

07/23/2014

Gulf Coast Prize in Translation

Gulf Coast is now accepting entries for the inaugural Gulf Coast Translation Prize. In 2014, the contest is open to poetry in translation. The winner receives $1,000 and publication in the journal ... (more)

Deadline: 

08/31/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$17

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

07/23/2014

The 2014 New Issues Poetry Prize

The 2014 New Issues Poetry Prize awards a cash prize of $2,000 and publication to a poet who has not previously published a full-length collection of poems ... (more)

Deadline: 

11/30/2014

Prizes: 

$2,000

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

07/21/2014

The 2015 Green Rose (Poetry) Prize

New Issues Poetry & Prose is inviting poets to submit a collection of poems for The 2015 Green Rose Prize. The finalist will receive a cash prize of $2,000 and publication ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/30/2014

Prizes: 

$2,000

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Book

Date added: 

07/21/2014

Jeffrey E. Smith Editor's Prize

The Missouri Reviews sponsors the annual Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize Contest in fiction, poetry, and essay, with a winner and three finalists named in each category. Winners are published in the following spring issue and receive a cash prize of $5,000 ... (more)

Deadline: 

10/01/2014

Prizes: 

$5,000

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction

Date added: 

07/21/2014

The St. Lawrence Poetry Book Award

Black Lawrence Press welcomes submissions of an unpublished collection of poems or short stories. The St. Lawrence Book Award is open to any writer who has not yet published a full-length collection. First prize is $1,000 and publication ... (more)

Deadline: 

08/31/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Book

Date added: 

07/21/2014

The Calvino Prize for Fiction

The Calvino Prize is an annual fiction competition is awarded to outstanding pieces of fiction in the fabulist experimentalist style of Italo Calvino. The finalist receives a cash prize of $1,500 and publication ... (more)

Deadline: 

10/31/2014

Prizes: 

$1,500

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Fiction

Date added: 

07/20/2014

Serena McDonald Kennedy Award

Snake Nation Press is accepting submissions of novellas or a collection of short stories for the Serena McDonald Kennedy Award. Entrants can submit a manuscript on any topic. First prize is $1,000 and publication ... (more)

Deadline: 

08/31/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Book

Date added: 

07/20/2014

Violet Reed Haas Prize for Poetry

Snake Nation Press is accepting submissions of poetry for the Violet Reed Haas Prize for Poetry. Entrants can submit a manuscript of poetry between 50 and 75 pages. First prize is $1,000 and publication ... (more)

Deadline: 

08/31/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

07/20/2014

Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award

Red Hen Press is accepting submissions of previously unpublished collection of poetry. The finalist will receive a cash prize of $3000 and publication. Open to all poets ... (more)

Deadline: 

08/31/2014

Prizes: 

$3,000

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

07/20/2014

The Gabriele Rico Creative Nonfiction Challenge

Reed Magazine is accepting submissions of nonfiction for The Gabriele Rico Creative Nonfiction Challenge. Writers can submit creative nonfiction stories of up to 5K words each. First prize is a cash prize of $1,000 and publication ... (more)

Deadline: 

11/01/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$15

Genre(s): 

Nonfiction

Date added: 

07/20/2014

The John Steinbeck Award for Fiction

Reed Magazine is accepting submissions of fiction for The John Steinbeck Award. Writers can submit stories of up to 5K words each. First prize is a cash prize of $1,000 and publication ... (more)

Deadline: 

11/01/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$15

Genre(s): 

Fiction

Date added: 

07/20/2014

The Edwin Markham (Poetry) Prize

Reed Magazine is accepting submissions of poetry for The Edwin Markham Prize. You may send up to five poems. First prize is a cash prize of $1,000 and publication ... (more)

Deadline: 

11/01/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$15

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

07/20/2014

Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize

The Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize, sponsored by The Moth magazine, offers four cash prizes for a single unpublished poem–€10,000 for the overall winner and three runner-up prizes of €1,000 ... (more)

Deadline: 

12/31/2014

Prizes: 

€10,000

Fees: 

€12

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

07/18/2014

Tethered by Letters Spring Literary Contests

Tethered by Letters is accepting submissions for the second annual Spring Literary Competition. Submission categories: 1) short stories of any genre; 2) flash fiction; and 3) poetry ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/30/2014

Prizes: 

$250 for Short Story, $50 for Flash Fiction, $100 for Poetry

Fees: 

$10/short story; $4/flash fiction

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Fiction

Date added: 

07/18/2014

FreeFall Magazine's Prose and Poetry Contest

Canadian literary journal FreeFall magazine is accepting fiction and poetry for its annual writing contest. Cash prizes will be awarded to writers in each category. First prize is $500 ... (more)

Deadline: 

12/31/2014

Prizes: 

$500

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Fiction

Date added: 

07/16/2014

Naugatuck River Review's Narrative Poetry Contest

Bi-annual literary journal Naugatuck River Review is seeking submissions of poetry that have a strong emotional core and the narrative is compressed. First prize is $1000 and publication in NRR ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/01/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

07/16/2014

Geist Tobacco Lit Writing Contest

Write some tobacco lit. True or false, and any genre. Tobacco lit can be any collection of words that are (in some way) directly or tangentially about tobacco. First prize is $500 ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/01/2014

Prizes: 

$500

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Fiction

Date added: 

07/16/2014

James Hearst Poetry Prize

North American Review is accepting submissions of poetry for the James Hearst Poetry Prize, which will award a first prize of $1,000 and publication in the Spring 2015 issue ... (more)

Deadline: 

10/31/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

07/15/2014

Pinckely Prize in Crime Fiction for Debut Novel

The Pinckley Prize for Debut Novel honors a first-time woman novelist in adult crime fiction. First novels published during the 2014 calendar year are eligible. Prize recipient is awarded $2,500 and a trip to New Orleans ... (more)

Deadline: 

11/01/2014

Prizes: 

$2,500

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Fiction

Date added: 

07/15/2014

Bards and Sages Annual Writing Competition

Bards and Sages is accepting submission of unpublished speculative fiction (up to 50K words). First-place winner will be awarded a $500 cash prize and an audiobook prize package ... (more)

Deadline: 

10/31/2014

Prizes: 

$500

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Fiction

Date added: 

07/14/2014

Bards and Sages Annual Writing Competition

Bards and Sages is accepting submission of unpublished speculative fiction (up to 50K words). First-place winner will be awarded a $500 cash prize and an audiobook prize package ... (more)

Deadline: 

10/31/2014

Prizes: 

$500

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Fiction

Date added: 

07/11/2014

Shelf Unbound Writing Competition

Shelf Unbound book review magazine announces the Shelf Unbound Writing Competition for Best Independently Published Book, sponsored by Bowker. The winner will receive a year's worth of full-page ads in Shelf Unbound magazine (value: $6,000) ... (more)

Deadline: 

10/01/2014

Prizes: 

$6,000

Fees: 

$40

Genre(s): 

Book

Date added: 

07/11/2014

Indiana Review's Half-K Prize

Indiana Review welcomes submissions of short prose, each piece under 500 words. The contest is open to all genres and themes. First prize is $1,000 and publication in Indiana Review ... (more)

Deadline: 

08/15/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Fiction

Date added: 

07/07/2014

Lucille's Legacy Publishing's Storytelling Competition

Stories should be unpublished, true, or written as though they were true. Entries may be religious or secular in nature, about any family-friendly subject. First prize is $1,000 and book publication ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/30/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Nonfiction

Date added: 

07/07/2014

Miami University Press Novella Prize

Miami University Press awards this prize annually to a novella-length manuscript of original fiction (18,000–40,000 words). The winner receives $750 against royalties ... (more)

Deadline: 

10/15/2014

Prizes: 

$750

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Book

Date added: 

07/07/2014

Ron Pretty Poetry Prize

The prize will be awarded to a single poem of up to 30 lines, and is open to anyone over the age of 18 years, including overseas applicants. First prize is $5,000 ... (more)

Deadline: 

11/30/2014

Prizes: 

$5,000

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

07/07/2014

Wag's Revue Summer Writing Contest

The Wag's Revue Summer Writing Contest rewards $1600 in prizes to the three best entries. The judges welcome submissions of fiction, poetry, and essays. First prize is $1,000 ... (more)

Deadline: 

08/31/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction

Date added: 

07/01/2014

Arcadia Fiction Chapbook Contest

Arcadia magazine welcomes submissions to its new fiction chapbook contest. A prize of $1,000 and twenty-five author copies will be given annually for a fiction chapbook ... (more)

Deadline: 

08/15/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Book, Fiction

Date added: 

06/29/2014

LA Review's Wild Light Poetry Contest

Red Hen Press and The Los Angeles Review welcome writers and poets to submit their best poems. First prize is $1,000 and publication in The Los Angeles Review ... (more)

Deadline: 

10/15/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

06/29/2014

Nicholas Schaffner Award for Music in Literature

This award is given to the as yet unpublished writer who submits a literary work in the English language, either fiction, poetry or non-fiction. First place winner receives a contract with Schaffner Press and a $1,000 advance ... (more)

Deadline: 

12/31/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction

Date added: 

06/23/2014

Five Enchanted Roses Creative Writing Contest

Rooglewood Press invites writers to enter the Five Enchanted Roses creative writing contest. Stories must be based on the fairy tale "Beauty and the Beast." Five winners will each receive $75 ... (more)

Deadline: 

12/16/2014

Prizes: 

$75

Fees: 

$10

Genre(s): 

Fiction

Date added: 

06/16/2014

Blue Mesa Review Annual Writing Contest

Blue Mesa Review welcomes writers to submit fiction or poetry for its annual writing contest. The submission must be an unpublished work. First prize is $500 in each genre ... (more)

Deadline: 

08/31/2014

Prizes: 

$500

Fees: 

$12

Genre(s): 

Poetry, fiction

Date added: 

06/16/2014

Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

For an upcoming issue, Creative Nonfiction is seeking new essays about WAITING. The judges look for well-crafted true stories of delays, postponements, and pauses. First prize is $1000 for Best Essay ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/22/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Nonfiction

Date added: 

06/16/2014

The Melissa Lanitis Gregory Poetry Prize

Bona Fide Books invites poets to submit an unpublished collection of poems. The winner will receive publication, ten copies, a $500 cash award, and a reading ... (more)

Deadline: 

08/31/2014

Prizes: 

$500

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

06/16/2014

The Holland Poetry Prize

Logan House Press will award a cash prize of $500 for the best unpublished book of poetry in American English. Manuscripts should be 60-80 pages ... (more)

Deadline: 

10/01/2014

Prizes: 

$500

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

06/07/2014

Off The Grid Press Poetry Contest

Off The Grid Press invites submissions of poetry, 50-70 pages in length. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication. The competition is open only to poets over 60 years of age ... (more)

Deadline: 

08/31/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$25

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

06/07/2014

Black Warrior Review's Annual Writing Contest

BWR's tenth-annual contest invites entries of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Winners in each genre receive a $1,000 prize and publication. One runner-up from each genre will receive $100 ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/01/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction

Date added: 

06/07/2014

C.G. Jung Society of St. Louis Writing Contest

The C.G. Jung Society of Saint Louis is accepting entries for its annual essay writing contest. Essays will explore the intersection of Jungian Thought and Ecology. First prize is $1,000 ... (more)

Deadline: 

10/01/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$10

Genre(s): 

Nonfiction

Date added: 

06/07/2014

Ruby Irene Poetry Chapbook Contest

Arcadia magazine awards a prize of $1,000 and twenty-five author copies for a poetry chapbook. Submit a manuscript of fifteen to thirty-five pages of poetry ... (more)

Deadline: 

08/15/2014

Prizes: 

$1,000

Fees: 

$20

Genre(s): 

Poetry

Date added: 

06/02/2014

NANO Prize for Fiction

The sixth-annual NANO Prize will award publication and a $500 cash prize to a previously unpublished work of fiction 300 words or fewer. The entry fee is $15 for up to three shorts ... (more)

Deadline: 

09/01/2014

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