TulipTree Review

TulipTree Review is looking for submissions for its inaugural issue! $1,000 will be awarded in each category, and the suggested theme for this round of contests is “Begin.”

Published: January 13, 2015

Los Angeles Book Festival

The 2015 Los Angeles Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual celebration of books deserving more attention from the world publishing community. The Los Angeles Book Festival will consider entries in general non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography, children’s books, young adult, how-to, cookbooks, science fiction, business, wild card (anything goes!), compilations/anthologies, sequels (for …

Published: January 13, 2015

Hollywood Book Festival

The 2015 Hollywood Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its 10th annual awards celebrating books that deserve greater recognition from the film, television, game and multimedia communities. The 2015 Hollywood Book Festival will consider published, self-published and independent publisher non-fiction, fiction, children’s books, young adult, how-to, spiritual, wild card (anything goes!), unpublished …

Published: January 13, 2015

Yemassee Writing Prizes in Fiction, Poetry, and Non-Fiction

The 2015 Yemassee Writing Prizes feature $1750 in prizes in fiction, poetry, and non-fiction. Entrants qualify for a deeply discounted subscription. Deadline: January 15. Fiction judged by Aimee Bender. $20 entry. Up to 6,000 words. $1000 + publication. Poetry judged by Nikky Finney. $10 entry. Up to 3 poems. $500 + publication. Nonfiction judged by …

Published: January 13, 2015

ArtDaisy Writers Contest

We are holding a writer’s contest. The winner will receive $250.00. Your article will be judged by a Paxtau committee , but a portion of your final score will be dependant on the number of unique visitors received. You are allowed to advertise any way that you like, Facebook, Twitter, Utube, even Google Adwords are …

Published: January 12, 2015


A brisk chance is here to give new and veteran writers a chance at publication and $1000. This competition offers 3 categories. Short Fiction. Short Non-Fiction. Poetry.

Published: January 9, 2015

2015 Editor’s Reprint Award

A sad fact of publishing is that the launch of every new print cycle sends scores of outstanding writing from yesteryear to the literary wayside. That’s why this spring, Sequestrum is digging through the swamps and bogs of old niche, literary-heavyweight, and (worst of all) defunct markets to present the world two works hungry for …

Published: January 7, 2015

Leapfrog Press Fiction Contest

The Leapfrog 2015 Fiction Contest is open to submissions from January 15–May 1. Entry fee: $30. Adult and children’s (MG and YA) novels, novellas, and story collections.

Published: January 5, 2015

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award

Short Story Contest: 2015 Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award Once again we are accepting submissions (2000 words or fewer) on the theme of “Food Stories” for the Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award. In addition to a $200 prize, the first place winner’s story will be considered for print publication in the Bethlehem …

Published: January 2, 2015