Nonfiction

Bibliophilia.org: What does your avatar say about you?

An avatar can either chip away at the bland anonymity of cyberspace or it can symbolize something private to the user–or both at the same time. It can deceive, invent, re-invent, encapsulate, magnify, or downplay. An avatar can relate to a forum member’s username, but it doesn’t have to. It may or may not be …

Published: September 2, 2014

Holiday Contests

Looking for nonfiction, short stories for the fall and winter holidays (Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and other holiday celebrations). These themed contests are subject to the same rules and guidelines as our regular weekly contests. See our Submissions page for the guidelines and enter your story. Deadline is September 29.

Published: September 2, 2014

Author’s Marketing Pro

We are like a talent agency, marketing specialist, PR rep and sales firm under one roof. We get requests from Hollywood studios and producers looking for books to turn into movies and TV shows. As a subscriber, you will receive weekly emails describing the type of material our contacts are looking for, and if your …

Published: August 29, 2014

PRISM international Creative Non-Fiction Contest

PRISM international’s 2014 Creative Non-Fiction Contest is judged by Charles Demers. All 1st prize winners will be published in PRISM, and runners-up will be published at the discretion of the editors. All other entries will be considered for publication as regular submissions (for the possibility of publication in other issues of PRISM). Max. word count: …

Published: August 26, 2014

NinjaEssays Writing Contest

The purpose of NinjaEssays writing contest is to inspire writers from all around the world to showcase their creative and critical thinking skills. Guidelines: Essay should be 800-1000 words long. Plagiarism free essays should be submitted. The essays must be written in English.

Published: August 19, 2014

All Poetry Competition

Hello and Welcome to All Poetry Competition. This poetry competition is open to everyone and international. We are excited about showcasing the creative writing and poetic talent, skill and ability of all poets. We hope that you have inspiration to display the beauty and art of writing poems for the entire world to see your …

Published: August 15, 2014

Rocky Coast Writing Contest

The Maine Review seeks submissions for the Rocky Coast Contest Online submission deadline: September 15th, 2014 The Maine Review is a new literary magazine featuring creative nonfiction, poetry, short fiction, essays, and prose. Each cover is graced by the work of a Maine artist. Contest is open to all published and unpublished writers, and all …

Published: August 11, 2014

the pencil cup

Our monthly contest is crowd-funded and crowd-voted. The more people who compete, the bigger the cash prize for the winner. The winner is selected by the readers (so make sure your friends are reading!) The specifics change each month, so visit the contest page for this month’s details and submission rules. In addition to riches, …

Published: July 29, 2014

Prairie Schooner Summer Creative Nonfiction Contest

All entries should include a cover letter with the submission’s title and author’s contact information. Your name and contact information must not appear anywhere else on the manuscript. You may submit multiple entries, but the entry fee must be paid for each submission. We are only considering electronic submissions for our Summer Creative Nonfiction Contest, …

Published: July 25, 2014