Fiction

Clue Awards

Chanticleer Book Reviews is looking for the best books featuring suspense, thrilling adventure, detective work, private eye, police procedural and crime solving. Eligibility: Work must be at least 40,000 words in length. Books may be published, unpublished, indie or traditional. More eligibility requirements: http://www.chantireviews.com/contests/contest-guidline/ Submissions are online, entries must be the full work as PDF or …

Published: February 6, 2016

Endever Publishing Short Fiction Open

Endever Publishing Studios is brand new, shiny and excited to read your work! We’re hosting our first ever writing contest, a 500-word max. open fiction contest–hit us with any genre, any style: Western, scifi, erotica, literary. Make us laugh, make us cry, make us question our life choices! The judges will decide on three finalists. Those …

Published: February 5, 2016

Chatelaine Awards

Chanticleer Book Reviews is looking for the best books featuring romantic themes and adventures of the heart, historical love affairs, perhaps a little steamy romance. Categories: Contemporary romance Romantic adventure & suspense Historical romance Inspirational/restorative romance Romantic steamy/sensual

Published: February 4, 2016

LAR 20 Awards

Los Angeles Review is introducing four new awards! Flash Fiction

Published: February 4, 2016

Laramie Awards

Chanticleer Book Reviews is looking for the best books featuring cowboys, the wild west, pioneering, civil war and early North American history. Eligibility: Work must be at least 40,000 words in length. Books may be published, unpublished, indie or traditional. More eligibility requirements: http://www.chantireviews.com/contests/contest-guidline/ Submissions are online, entries must be the full work as PDF or …

Published: February 3, 2016

LitRejections Short Story Prize

The inaugural LitRejections Short Story Prize is welcoming submissions from writers around the world for the chance to win cash prizes and publication on their website, a site with over 100 million web hits. They would love to read your stories and bring your voice to a wider audience of readers, agents, publishers, authors and …

Published: February 3, 2016

Goethe Awards

Chanticleer Book Reviews is looking for the best books featuring late period historical fiction. Regency, Victorian, 18th Century, 19th Century, 20th Century, World and other wars, history of non-western cultures, set after the 1750s. Eligibility: Work must be at least 40,000 words in length. Books may be published, unpublished, indie or traditional. More eligibility requirements: http://www.chantireviews.com/contests/contest-guidline/ …

Published: February 2, 2016

Chaucer Awards

Chanticleer Book Reviews is seeking for the best books featuring pre-1750s historical fiction, including pre-history, ancient history, classical, world history (non-western culture), Dark Ages and Medieval Europe, Renaissance, Elizabethan, Tudor, 1600s. Eligibility: Work must be at least 40,000 words in length. Books may be published, unpublished, indie or traditional. More eligibility requirements: http://www.chantireviews.com/contests/contest-guidline/ Submissions are online, …

Published: February 1, 2016

The Impress Prize for New Writers

The prize was created to discover and publish new writing talent. Entries are assessed by the Impress team and a shortlist produced from which a panel chooses the winner. The panel is comprised of representatives from the publishing industry and the writing community. The winner of the prize is offered a publishing contract with Impress …

Published: January 31, 2016

The Bath Novel Award

The Bath Novel Award is an annual international prize for unpublished and independently published novelists. Judge: Susan Armstrong of Conville & Walsh Literary Agency.

Published: January 30, 2016