Fiction

A BRISK CHANCE FROM BRISKPUBLISHING

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

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award

Short Story Contest: 2015 Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award http://bwgwritersroundtable.com/ 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

The Crazyhorse Prizes

From January 1st to January 31st, submit short stories and essays of up to 25 pages or a set of 1-3 poems. Winners in each genre will receive $2,000 and publication. This year’s judges are: Adam Johnson (fiction), Dinty W. Moore (nonfiction), and Alberto Ríos (poetry).

Published: January 1, 2015

Jackson Daughtry Literary Honor

2015 Jackson Daughtry Literary Honor. We are proud to present this year’s Guest Judge, Ari Berk, who is a world-renowned author and best known for The Undertaken Trilogy. We are looking for a novel of Fiction or Creative Nonfiction. Grand prize $1,000, publication and marketing deal. The deadline for submission is January 31, 2015. For …

Published: December 28, 2014

The Magic Oxygen Literary Competition

We will be planting a tree in Kenya for each entry, so every entrant is a winner! When the contest closes we will email the GPS co-ordinates of your tree to you. The winners of the competition will also have their entry published into a book! Rules: Short Stories up to 4,000 words, excluding title …

Published: December 21, 2014

Raven Cover Story Contest

Want YOUR NAME in large font on the cover of our Spring 2015 issue? Write a short story of up to 5000 words to go with our cover image, ‘Pesky Summer Jobs’ by Tais Teng. Your story needn’t capture all the elements in this fantastical painting, but should tie in to at least one of …

Published: December 20, 2014

500 Short Story

Social Publishing House holds is monthly short story contest to find new talent to add to its ranks. Winners and honorable mentions receive special rates and privileges as part of our company, and get a front row seat with our editors for screening their work for publication. This months contest is a short story of …

Published: December 20, 2014