Nonfiction

Winter Anthology Writing Contest

Submit a group of poems, a single story or essay or a manuscript (up to 50 pages) of a full-length novel, novella or collection of short stories or essays. Judged by Andrew Zawacki. Submit by regular mail or through online submission manager.

Published: December 5, 2013

december Awards

Submit one short story or essay, maximum 8,000 words, or up to three poems. Send through online submission manager or regular mail.

Published: December 4, 2013

The Rock River Review

The Rock River Review is UW-Rock County’s undergraduate literary journal. Seeking submissions for fiction, poetry, art and nonfiction. Publishes a print edition and features writing on the website. Submit to urock.journal@gmail.com

Published: December 2, 2013

Southern California Writers’ Conference

Founded and run by professional writers, the SCWC provides veteran and emerging talent with authoritative feedback to help distinguish those manuscripts that are ready for market consideration. The conference facilitates some $4 million worth of first-time authors’ book and screen deals. With extended one-on-one evaluation and dozens of interactive workshops, the SCWC is among the …

Published: December 2, 2013

“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