Fiction

It’s all about da memes

Memes have taken over the internet! And they’re about to enter fiction! Write a fictional story featuring at least 1 meme character or reference. Perhaps it’s Doge. Or Harambe. Or Crying Jordan.

Published: March 26, 2018

Sonnet Poetry Contest

Write a Sonnet Poem. This is a poem with a unique style and flow. See an example in the contest announcement.

Published: March 26, 2018

Haiku Poetry Contest

A haiku is a three line poem. The topic is usually about nature. For this contest your challenge is to write a three line poem and follow the structure of a Haiku. Read the contest announcement for the details.

Published: March 26, 2018

2018 New Ohio Review Contest

2018 New Ohio Review Contest Judges: Fiction: Mary Gaitskill Nonfiction: Roxane Gay Poetry: Kevin Prufer Contests held for three genres including Fiction (judged by Mary Gaitskill); Nonfiction (judged by Roxane Gay); and Poetry (judged by Kevin Prufer). Entrants may submit up to six single-spaced pages of poetry or 20 double-spaced pages of prose. If you …

Published: March 26, 2018

Nimrod Literary Awards

The Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction & The Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry Poetry: 3-10 pages; Fiction: 7,500 words maximum No previously published works or works accepted for publication elsewhere. Author’s name must not appear on the manuscript. Submitters must be living in the US by October of 2018 to enter the contest.

Published: March 26, 2018

3 Line Poetry Contest

Write a poem with only three lines to enter this poetry contest. The topic of this contest is “someone that you love”. So address this poem to that special someone. Follow the syllable count of 5-7-5. So the first line has 5 syllables. The second line has 7. The third line has 5 again.

Published: March 26, 2018

75 Words Flash Fiction

Can you share a story with only 75 words? That is the challenge of this flash fiction writing contest. Share your story but it must have exactly 75 words.

Published: March 26, 2018

Love Poem Poetry Contest

Write a love poem. All forms of poetry accepted. Share a poem that is fictional or non-fictional. You can write a funny poem or write one that is serious. Cash prize to the winner.

Published: March 26, 2018

Nonet Poetry Contest

A Nonet is a poem that has a specific syllable count. The first line of your poem has nine syllables. The second eight, the third seven and so on until you reach the final line with 1 syllable. Write about anything. It’s a fun poem to write. Cash prize to the winner of this poetry …

Published: March 26, 2018