Fiction

Breakwater Review Fiction Contest

We’re excited to announce the Fall 2016 Breakwater Review Fiction Contest, to be judged by ZZ Packer! – Submit stories of up to 5,000 words. – $10 submission fee – The winner will receive $1,000 and publication in Breakwater Review. – All finalists will be considered for publication. – Deadline is January 15, 2017. Winners …

Published: October 24, 2016

CreativiTea Writing Contest

It’s late in the evening, and you’re at home sitting comfortably on the couch. It’s cold outside, so you’re curled up with a blanket, the fireplace crackling nearby. You just poured yourself a cup of your favorite tea, and you take a slow sip. You close your eyes and take in the intense aromas and …

Published: October 24, 2016

2016 New Wrinkle Publishing Writers Contest

Over the years, storytelling has taken many forms. The written word, music and visual art each tell a story in a unique way, but film has taught us that sometimes the combination is magic. New Wrinkle Publishing was created to bring an intriguing idea to life. Why not give a book the same treatment as …

Published: October 24, 2016

Fiction War

A BRAND NEW seasonal writing competition giving writers THREE DAYS to produce a small masterwork (1000 words or fewer).

Published: October 24, 2016

Faith Poetry Contest

Enter a poem of faith for this poetry contest. All poetry types accepted. Cash prize to the winner and all submissions receive feedback.

Published: October 24, 2016

Nikkei Voice Short Story Contest

Nikkei Voice, the national newspaper for Japanese-Canadians is excited to announce the return of our third annual short story contest. With exciting prizes from our sponsors, and a chance to see your work published in the newspaper and for your story to be read by our esteemed judges. This years prizes include a Kobo Aura …

Published: October 24, 2016

New Wrinkle Publishing Writers Contest

Over the years, storytelling has taken many forms. The written word, music and visual art each tell a story in a unique way, but film has taught us that sometimes the combination is magic. New Wrinkle Publishing was created to bring an intriguing idea to life. Why not give a book the same treatment as …

Published: October 24, 2016

James Knudsen Prize for Fiction

Judged by Anne Raef. Anne Raeff’s stories and essays have appeared in New England Review, ZYZZYVA, and Guernica, among other places. Her first novel Clara Mondschein’s Melancholia was published in 2002 (MacAdam/Cage). Her short story collection, The Jungle Around Us, won the 2015 Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction and will be published in October …

Published: October 24, 2016

Acrostic Poetry Contest

For this contest your challenge is to write an acrostic poem. That’s a poem where the first letter of each line spells out a word (downwards). An example: A n acrostic poem. C reates a challenge R andom words on a theme O r whole sentences that rhyme S elect your words carefully T o …

Published: October 24, 2016

$2000 + Publication = The Masters Review Fall Fiction Contest with Kelly Link

Fall is our favorite time of year and this year’s contest is judged by one of our favorite writers. Get stoked. We are. Fifteen finalists will be selected and announced on or before December 21, 2016. Kelly Link will select three winners from this group. Winners will be announced in January. The winning writer will …

Published: October 24, 2016