Contest open to youth age 17 and younger. Any topic is acceptable. 4,000 maximum word count. Submit manuscript and entry fee at www.mustanglibrary.org. Click on … Read More “Carolyn A. Klepper Youth Fiction Writing Contest”
Submit a novella up to 50,000 words or a 200 page manuscript of short stories, any topic will be considered. Previously published work is also … Read More “Serena McDonald Kennedy Award”
Seeks previously unpublished, original short stories between 5,000 and 15,000 words for its 10th annual contest. Must be a high literary quality, standalone story.
THE DREAMQUESTONE WRITING CONTEST is open to anyone that loves writing a story that is worth telling everyone! Write a short story five pages maximum … Read More “Dream Quest One Writing Contest – Summer 2013”
Shirley You Jest! Book Awards honors books by self-published and traditionally published indie authors that “deliver the funny” in the categories of fiction and non-fiction. … Read More “Shirley You Jest! Book Awards”
Offered to encourage and support young fiction writes, the prize is open to American citizens age 39 or younger at the time of application. Requires … Read More “Bard Fiction Prize”
Annual award honoring outstanding writing in the themes of health, healing, illness, the mind, and the body. Fiction and nonfiction up to 5,000 words and … Read More “Bellevue Literary Review Prizes”
Women Who Write 2013 International Poetry & Short Prose Contest is open to all women ages 18 and over, everywhere. One 1st, 2nd and 3rd … Read More “Women Who Write 2013 International Poetry & Short Prose Contest”
Established in 2001, this contest awards an original short story under 25 pages. Open to all writers and themes. No email or digital submissions accepted.
Send unpublished shorts, up to 2,000 words. All styles welcome.