Nonfiction

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 FROM BRISKPUBLISHING

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

The Great Novel Contest 2015

The Great Novel Contest 2015 Win $1,000 and Priority Consideration from Multiple Publishers Put the finishing touches on your latest novel and submit it for a chance to earn a cash prize, a publishing contract as well as bragging rights in Columbus Creative Cooperative’s 2015 novel contest. We’ll open the contest for entries from the …

Published: January 2, 2015

The Crazyhorse Prizes

From January 1st to January 31st, submit short stories and essays of up to 25 pages or a set of 1-3 poems. Winners in each genre will receive $2,000 and publication. This year’s judges are: Adam Johnson (fiction), Dinty W. Moore (nonfiction), and Alberto Ríos (poetry).

Published: January 1, 2015

Jackson Daughtry Literary Honor

2015 Jackson Daughtry Literary Honor. We are proud to present this year’s Guest Judge, Ari Berk, who is a world-renowned author and best known for The Undertaken Trilogy. We are looking for a novel of Fiction or Creative Nonfiction. Grand prize $1,000, publication and marketing deal. The deadline for submission is January 31, 2015. For …

Published: December 28, 2014

Nivalis 2015

“Nivalis”, the theme of the contest, represents the winter season. Interpretation of the theme is left to the writer’s fancy – the story may have winter as the backdrop, or may convey a sense of chill. It may be a gloomy tale up in the north, or a pleasant story away from the tropical heat. …

Published: December 19, 2014

Fall Travel Contest

After the terrific success of our Spring Writing Contest, we are doing it again! This time, award-winning literary travel magazine, Nowhere, is teaming up with Lorin Stein, editor of The Paris Review, for the first Nowhere Fall Travel Writing Contest. (Yes, we like the seasons.) We are looking for young, old, novice and veteran voices …

Published: December 18, 2014