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publisher non-fiction, fiction, children’s books, young adult, how-to, spiritual, wild card (anything goes!), unpublished …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

Now Novel

Now Novel is a platform for aspiring writers. The Now Novel blog is packed with practical tips and how tos for fiction writers. Now Novel members can join small writing critique groups for helpful feedback. You can also obtain a writing coach for 1-on-1 guidance, motivation and encouragement.

Published: January 2, 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

The Great Novel Contest 2015

The Great Novel Contest 2015 Win $1,000 and Priority Consideration from Multiple Publishers Put the finishing touches on your latest novel and submit it for a chance to earn a cash prize, a publishing contract as well as bragging rights in Columbus Creative Cooperative’s 2015 novel contest. We’ll open the contest for entries from the …

Published: January 2, 2015