Nonfiction

“Home” International Call For Writers by ArtAscent

The competition theme is “Home.” Home can be a building, a room, a space. Home should feel comfortable, a place where you belong. It might be a sanctuary of safety, a group of objects with memories that create a personal timeline, a country or community of people that share a familiarity, or anywhere your loved …

Published: December 2, 2013

Edit Your Novel contest

In 150 words or less, described the top 3 barriers that prevent your from reaching your writing goals. Submit entries through online form.

Published: December 2, 2013

Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition

Sponsored by the North Carolina Writers’ Network, this contest encourages the creation of lasting nonfiction that is outside the realm of conventional journalism and has relevance to North Carolinians. Subjects may include traditional categories such as reviews, travel articles, profiles or interviews, place/history pieces, or culture criticism. The final judge is Hannah Dela Cruz Abrams. …

Published: December 2, 2013

The Raoul Wallenberg International Essay Competition

Raoul Wallenberg’s remarkable deeds and legacy act as an inspiration to individuals and young leaders that work for promotion of humanitarian spirit. Open to all students worldwide (Bachelor/Master/PhD), between 18-30 years of age. Share your ideas on how, through your actions, you can shine as a guiding star and inspire acts of courage, tolerance and …

Published: November 15, 2013

Dream Quest One Writing Contest

Open to anyone having a great story that is worth telling everyone! Write a short story, 5 pages or less on any subject or theme, single or double line spacing, neatly typed or hand printed, fiction, nonfiction or creative nonfiction. Multiple entries are accepted!

Published: November 15, 2013

William Saroyan International Prize for Writing

Nominations are now being accepted for the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing. Two prizes of $5,000 each are given biennially for works of fiction and nonfiction published between 2012 and 2013. Self-published and electronic books are eligible. Cosponsored by the Stanford University Libraries and the William Saroyan Foundation, the awards are intended to “encourage …

Published: November 15, 2013

Baal Hamon Publishers

Seeks manuscripts with strong Christian themes. Manuscripts must be previously checked by a professional Christian editor. “Baal Hamon Publishers is an imprint of the Joy and Truth Christian Ministry, hence our preference is for books with strong Christian themes. This does not mean that we publish only religious books. It does mean, however, that we …

Published: October 29, 2013

Top of the Mountain Book Award

First 25 pages of a novel-length manuscript, plus a 5-page synopsis. Contest is open to both published and unpublished authors. Submission must be a previously unpublished work. Winner will be announced at the Northern Colorado Writer’s Conference March 28, 2014.

Published: October 28, 2013

Yoga Writing Contest

Combine the art of writing with the spirit of yoga. Pick up a pen and paper and write down yoga stories that will inspire, educate, enthuse or simply entertain others about the yoga world, yoga community or yoga practice. Submit stories, memoirs, essays, poetry, etc before the end of March 2014 for the chance to …

Published: October 28, 2013

Writers’ Workshop @ Your Library

Nationally prominent authors and professional writing instructors offer a FREE day of practical information and inspiring advice for new or experienced authors Presentations begin at 9:30 a.m. with Susan Sloate delivering the keynote address, “Living the Writer’s Life.” Sabrina Jeffries, Carole Boston Weatherford, Annette Dunlap will also offer presentations.

Published: October 28, 2013