Fiction

Free Verse Poetry

If you enjoy writing poems without set rules – this contest is for you. Write a free verse poem. This is a method of writing poetry, which does not essentially follow any particular style. There is no requirement for a specific meter or rhyme.

Published: April 3, 2017

Gemini Magazine Short Story Contest

We are open to ANY subject, writing style or length, and all entries are read blind so everyone gets an equal chance. Previous winning stories have involved topics as diverse as: – a Siamese twin who fears her twin sister is plotting to kill her – a movie star sex goddess in an almost completely …

Published: April 3, 2017

Bath Novel Award

The Bath Novel Award is an international prize, established in 2013, for unpublished or independently published novels written for adults or young adults. Submissions may be in any genre and should include the first 5,000 words plus a one page synopsis.

Published: April 3, 2017

Begin Again – Rollick Magazine Writers Competition

Submissions are now open for Rollick’s Begin Again issue. Our Begin Again issue is all about fresh starts and new beginnings. It’s all about what happens after a failure, falter, or fall. It’s about perseverence, and striving, and hope. You can send in essays, poems, short stories, memoirs, confessionals, experimental writing, post cards, art, illustrations, …

Published: April 3, 2017

Faith Poetry Contest

Share a poem of faith to enter this poetry contest. All poetry types accepted. Just write a poem that reflects your thoughts on faith.

Published: April 3, 2017

EYELANDS 7TH INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY CONTEST

This is a short story competition organised by www.eyelands.gr and Strange Days Books, an independent publisher based in Greece. The competition has been running for the past 7 years. The theme this year is “Strange Love Affairs”. The contest runs from March 20th through June 20th, 2017 RULES OF THE CONTEST (ENGLISH SECTION) *Theme of …

Published: April 3, 2017

Flying South 2017 – Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction

Flying South has established a tradition as a collection of beautifully crafted stories, poems, and creative non-fiction. Last year’s magazine included work from all regions of the United States and from one foreign country.

Published: April 3, 2017

Baum Indie Book Prize 2017

Are you an indie author looking to publish your book with marketing built in? Henry and Cate Baum, founders of indie book companies Self-Publishing Review and Kwill Books have set up a fund for one author to receive an entirely free book publication and marketing deal with Kwill Books starting in October 2017. This is …

Published: April 3, 2017

Arch Street Prize

Arch Street Press is pleased to present its annual prize for America’s best college writer. The Arch Street Prize is designed to stimulate interest in writing and to promote today’s extraordinary young writers. The contest is open to any undergraduate or graduate student between the ages of 18 and 30 who has not previously had …

Published: April 3, 2017

Lanturne Poetry

Write a five line poem to enter this contest. The syllable count is one, two, three, four, one. So the first line has one syllable, the second line has two, the third line has three syllables, fourth has four and the final line has one. Center your poem and this will usually result in a …

Published: April 3, 2017