Fiction

ArtAscent Figures International Art Competition – Call For Writers

The competition theme is Figures. Human beauty, creature shadows, unexpected forms. Reveal the figures you have imagined. Submissions including diverse interpretations of the human figure will be considered. Entries may include fiction, non-fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 1000 words). Previously published or unpublished are eligible. Writers retain copyrights.

Published: August 6, 2013

Rainier Writing Workshop Low-Residency Program at Pacific Lutheran University

The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Pacific Lutheran University is an innovative process-oriented program in the fields of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction intended for independent adults who wish to develop and pursue careers as writers. The program offers a substantial range of on- and off-campus experiences, including the mentorship of nationally …

Published: August 5, 2013

Fall Literary Short Story and Flash Fiction Contests

Currently accepting submissions for short story contest (2,000 to 7,500 words, open genre) and flash fiction contest (55, 250, or 500 words). TBL strives to publish writers with engaging stories, vivid characters, and fresh writing styles. All winners will be published in Tethered by Letters’ Fall Quarterly Journal and finalists will be considered for later …

Published: August 1, 2013

Cayova Sponsorship Program

A new social network called Cayova hosts a sponsorship competition for aspiring writers with a prize of $10,000. Blogging, biography, literary criticism, poetry, drama, screenplay, history, fact or fiction, everything and anything using the written word qualifies. Cayova wants to allow writers across all genres to be able to concentrate on their creativity and reward …

Published: July 29, 2013

Harvest Gold Writing Contest

See complete details on website. Max 2,000 words. No erotica. Winners will be announced on webpage on Mon. Nov. 25 at www.hamiltonwritersguild.org. Checks will be sent by mail to the winners. No members or previous members may enter. No stories that have ever won any contest. Send entries to: Hamilton Writers Guild Harvest Gold Fiction …

Published: July 29, 2013

Winter Ghost Story Competition

The Winter Ghost Story writing competition is back. It’s one of The Creative Competitor’s most successful competitions and this year over £1000.00 is up for grabs. If you are feeling creative and enjoy writing about things that go bump in the night, why not have a go at the latest competition? Wow with your creativity …

Published: July 29, 2013

Wordweavers India

Wordweavers Contest is an annual writing contest in poetry and other fiction genres. It has reached a successful fifth year in 2013. Our purpose behind the contest is to promote new writers and the habit of reading. Escribes Publications, established in 2007, is a hub for those who love reading and writing. It was launched …

Published: July 26, 2013

San Miguel Writers’ Conference & Literary Festival

Sponsored by the San Miguel Literary Sala, the annual conference is held in sunny, historic San Miguel de Allende, known worldwide as a mecca for writers, artists, and musicians. The entire town is a World heritage Site filled with cobblestone streets and brightly painted 18th century architecture. It is ringed by mountains and worlds away …

Published: July 24, 2013