Nonfiction

Call For Writers – Emergence International Literature Competition

$50 cash prize for gold winner. 3 prizes of publication in ArtAscent Art and Literature Journal including links to your website, promotion on ArtAscent website writer directory, and exposure in social media. The competition theme is Mother Earth. The concept evokes visions of environmentalism, spirituality, wellness, cultural unity and responsibility. Who is Mother Earth to …

Published: May 28, 2013

New Millennium Writings Contest

Send as many submissions of any style as you would like, as long as they are previously unpublished. Fiction and nonfiction should be no more than 6,000 words, except short-short fiction, which should be no more than 1,000 words. Poetry entries may include up to three poems but should not exceed five pages total per …

Published: May 28, 2013

Tiferet Journal Writing Contest

Seeks writing that expresses a religious or spiritual experience or promotes tolerance. Submit fiction or nonfiction up to 20 pages or submit up to six poems. Online submissions only. All entrants receive a free digital subscription.

Published: May 28, 2013

Sports Fiction & Essay Contest

Bringing together physical culture and literary culture, submit a previously unpublished work with a sports-related theme. Each entry can contain up to 6,000 words and each entrant can submit as many entries as they’d like. Submit via email or online submissions manager.

Published: May 28, 2013

Debut-Litzer Award

Hosted by Late Night Library, the contest awards debut fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books published between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2012. Winners selected in each genre. Judged by Paul Collins (nonfiction), Leslie Jamison (fiction), and Traci Brimhall (poetry).

Published: May 28, 2013

Fanstory.com Contests

Website features multiple contests in all genres running throughout the year. An independent volunteer community reads and discusses all entries. Contest entries receive feedback from readers and other authors. Deadline varies.

Published: May 20, 2013