White Pine Writing Contest

The Maine Review’s Writing Prizes in Fiction, Poetry, and Nonfiction The Maine Review invites writers to enter the White Pine Writing Contest. Prizes include publication along with $100 for the best prose piece, $100 for the best poem, and a free subscription to the Review for winners of Honorable Mention awards. All writers who enter …

Published: January 14, 2015

Green Book Festival

The 2015 Green Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual competition honoring books that contribute to greater understanding, respect for and positive action on the changing worldwide environment. This year, the event will be held for the first time on the East Coast. The 2015 Green Book Festival will consider published, …

Published: January 13, 2015

TulipTree Review

TulipTree Review is looking for submissions for its inaugural issue! $1,000 will be awarded in each category, and the suggested theme for this round of contests is “Begin.”

Published: January 13, 2015

Los Angeles Book Festival

The 2015 Los Angeles Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual celebration of books deserving more attention from the world publishing community. The Los Angeles Book Festival will consider entries in general non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography, children’s books, young adult, how-to, cookbooks, science fiction, business, wild card (anything goes!), compilations/anthologies, sequels (for …

Published: January 13, 2015

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publisher non-fiction, fiction, children’s books, young adult, how-to, spiritual, wild card (anything goes!), unpublished …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

NinjaEssays Writing Contest: Win $500!

Are you a talented essay writer? Then take advantage of this unique chance to get rewarded for your work by the best essay writing service! NinjaEssays is all about supporting writers and helping them to get the motivation they need. The purpose of this essay writing contest is to inspire writers from all around the …

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