Nonfiction

$5,000 Masters Review Annual Anthology Featuring Amy Hempel + Publication

Every year The Masters Review opens submissions to produce our anthology, a collection of 10 stories written by the best emerging authors. Our aim is showcase 10 writers who we believe will continue to produce great work. The 10 winning writers are nationally distributed in a printed book with their stories and essays exposed to top agents, editors …

Published: February 7, 2016

The Impress Prize for New Writers

The prize was created to discover and publish new writing talent. Entries are assessed by the Impress team and a shortlist produced from which a panel chooses the winner. The panel is comprised of representatives from the publishing industry and the writing community. The winner of the prize is offered a publishing contract with Impress …

Published: January 31, 2016

Hourglass Literary Magazine Writing Contest

Hourglass Literary Magazine is an annual and bilingual magazine published in print and digital form in English, as well as the languages of the region (BCMS). The international competition is open to all authors writing in English or any of the BCMS languages. No theme, genre limitations or boundaries. Work must be original and unpublished. One …

Published: January 29, 2016

Journey Awards

Chanticleer Book Reviews is looking for the best books featuring true stories about adventures, life events, unique experiences, travel, personal journies, global enlightenment and more. We will put books about true and inspiring stories to the test and choose the best among them. Eligibility: Work must be at least 40,000 words in length. Books may …

Published: January 25, 2016

“Heat” International Call For Writers by ArtAscent

| Theme: Heat can mean warmth, passion, anger, excitement, a spicy quality, pressure from authorities and a hot day. It can be expressed in symbolic, literal, modern, traditional, abstract and completely unique ways. What heat can your imagination create? | Eligible submissions: Entries may include fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to …

Published: January 22, 2016

“Travel Less Ordinary” Writing Competition

Stash Hotel Rewards’ first annual travel writing competition “Travel Less Ordinary” is now live! Stash is encouraging people to write up to 500 words about an unforgettable trip. Whether it’s a story about snorkeling in the Pacific or hiking in the woods of Maine, Stash wants to hear about it. Three winners will be selected …

Published: January 21, 2016

Epiphany Magazine Spring Contest

Epiphany has published a Nobel Prize winner and helped an unpublished writer become a National Book Award Finalist. Anything goes. This is our annual spring contest. This year, the categories are: – Fiction, judged by Rebecca Curtis – Nonfiction, judged by Kathryn Harrison – Poetry, judged by Vijay Seshadri – Under 30 (prose), judged by …

Published: January 13, 2016

Carteret Writers 2016 Contest

CARTERET WRITERS’ 25th annual contest is open to submissions from Jan. 1 through Mar. 8, 2016. Categories include flash fiction, fiction, nonfiction, poetry and children’s. You need not be a member of Carteret Writers to enter. All judging is blind.

Published: January 1, 2016

Indiana Review

Now in its 38th year of publication, Indiana Review is a non-profit literary magazine dedicated to showcasing the talents of emerging and established writers. Our mission is to offer the highest quality writing within a wide aesthetic. As a biannual literary review, IR considers previously unpublished fiction, poetry, essays and art. IR is edited and managed …

Published: December 31, 2015