Seeks previously unpublished, original short stories between 5,000 and 15,000 words for its 10th annual contest. Must be a high literary quality, standalone story.
THE DREAMQUESTONE WRITING CONTEST is open to anyone that loves writing a story that is worth telling everyone! Write a short story five pages maximum length, single or double line spacing, on any subject or theme, fiction or non-fiction. Multiple entries are accepted. Visit our website for details on how to enter!
Shirley You Jest! Book Awards honors books by self-published and traditionally published indie authors that “deliver the funny” in the categories of fiction and non-fiction. E-book and print titles released between 2012 – 2013 are eligible.
Offered to encourage and support young fiction writes, the prize is open to American citizens age 39 or younger at the time of application. Requires the applicant to submit a published book that shows their best work.
Annual award honoring outstanding writing in the themes of health, healing, illness, the mind, and the body. Fiction and nonfiction up to 5,000 words and poetry up to three poems.
Women Who Write 2013 International Poetry & Short Prose Contest is open to all women ages 18 and over, everywhere. One 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner will be selected from each genre. This year’s winners will be published in the 20th anniversary edition of Calliope. Writers are encouraged to read previous editions of Calliope …
Established in 2001, this contest awards an original short story under 25 pages. Open to all writers and themes. No email or digital submissions accepted.
Send unpublished shorts, up to 2,000 words. All styles welcome.
“Write about a difficult experience in your life, how you overcame this obstacle, and how you were changed by it.” Hosted by the Writer’s Workshop of Asheville. Winning stories chosen based on originality and style. Unpublished stories only. Should not exceed 4,000 words. All contest entries will be returned with judges’ comments.
Open to writers who have published a book-length collection of fiction or at least three short stories or novellas in commercial magazines or literary journals. Eligible submissions include a manuscript of short stories; one or more novellas (a novella may comprise a maximum of 130 double-spaced typed pages); or a combination of one of more …