New Millennium Writings Semi-Annual Writing Contests

Submit entries to the writing contests in the following categories: fiction, short-short fiction, poetry and nonfiction. Fiction and  nonfiction: submit up to 6,000 words; short-short fiction up to 1,000 words. Poetry: submit 1-3 poems, up to a total of five pages. Submit from website only.

Published: August 6, 2013

Georgetown Review Magazine Contest

Submit short stories, essays or poems, any theme or genre. All entries considered for publication. Submit by online submission manager or postal mail.

Published: August 6, 2013

Dana Awards Literary Competition

Awards prizes in the categories of novel, short fiction and poetry. Submit unpublished work by postal mail. Submit only the first 40 pages of a novel, one short story or five poems.

Published: August 6, 2013

Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway

Offers challenging and supportive workshops that focus on starting new material with feedback from award-winning faculty. Choose from novel, young adult, creative nonfiction, memoir, songwriting or poetry.

Published: August 6, 2013

La Jolla Writer’s Conference

Learn about the art, craft and business of writing with lectures and workshops. Offers approximately 80 classes. Faculty include authors, agents, publishers and publicists.

Published: August 6, 2013

Eckerd College Writers’ Conference: Writers in Paradise

Offers workshops in fiction, narrative nonfiction and poetry, plus roundtables, panel discussions, readings, individual manuscript consultations, book signings and cocktail receptions. Featured authors include  Jess Walter (Beautiful Ruins, and a National Book Award Finalist) and Jacquelyn Mitchard (The Deep End of the Ocean, the first Oprah Book Club selection, and What We Lost in the …

Published: August 6, 2013

ArtAscent Figures International Art Competition – Call For Writers

The competition theme is Figures. Human beauty, creature shadows, unexpected forms. Reveal the figures you have imagined. Submissions including diverse interpretations of the human figure will be considered. Entries may include fiction, non-fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 1000 words). Previously published or unpublished are eligible. Writers retain copyrights.

Published: August 6, 2013

Rainier Writing Workshop Low-Residency Program at Pacific Lutheran University

The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Pacific Lutheran University is an innovative process-oriented program in the fields of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction intended for independent adults who wish to develop and pursue careers as writers. The program offers a substantial range of on- and off-campus experiences, including the mentorship of nationally …

Published: August 5, 2013

Poetica Victorian: A Journal of Classical Poetry

Poetica Victorian is a journal of classical style poetry where form is used to create great works with powerful direction. Like the works of Tennyson, Bronte, Browning, Kipling, Frost and all the greatest poets of these styles our poetry has depth and meaning hidden not just in the words but in how they are said. …

Published: August 1, 2013

Cayova Sponsorship Program

A new social network called Cayova hosts a sponsorship competition for aspiring writers with a prize of $10,000. Blogging, biography, literary criticism, poetry, drama, screenplay, history, fact or fiction, everything and anything using the written word qualifies. Cayova wants to allow writers across all genres to be able to concentrate on their creativity and reward …

Published: July 29, 2013