Haiku Poetry Contest

Share your Haiku poem to enter this poetry contest. Haiku is a form of poetry that only uses three lines. A popular format is to have the first line contains five (5) syllables, the second line seven (7) syllables, and the third line contains five (5) syllables but a strict syllable count is not required.

Published: October 19, 2017

F-BOM Quarterly Flash Fiction Contest

Can’t get enough science fiction, fantasy, and feminism? F-BOM is excited to announce our new flash fiction contest! Free to enter. Two submissions per person, each no more than 100 words long. Submissions will be guest-judged by F-BOM author partners. Winners will receive a combination of the prizes listed above, depending on whether they receive …

Published: October 19, 2017

Bubo short story contest: Your world, our music

Everyone has a story inside them, but have you ever wondered how does it sound like? At Bubo Technologies, we believe in the power of music to tell stories. Our first-of-its-kind technology brings ebooks and music together to make reading a more immersive and personal experience. And what is more personal than the story that …

Published: October 19, 2017

University of Tampa

The University of Tampa is a private, residential university located on a scenic riverfront campus in downtown Tampa. Known for academic excellence and personalized attention in its graduate and undergraduate programs, the University serves 8,500 students from all 50 states and 140 countries. Learn more at

Published: October 4, 2017

St. Francis College

APPLY NOW for the January 2018 Residency at the ONLY low-residency program in NYC. Renowned faculty: Man Booker Prize Winner Marlon James, Novelist Tony Tulathimutte, and Poet Annie Finch.

Published: October 3, 2017

University College at the University of Denver

  Realize your passion and learn to stand out in the writing world with a master’s or certificate from the Professional Creative Writing program at the University of Denver’s University College.

Published: September 22, 2017

Short Story Contest 2017

The Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest is an aid for first-time authors and writers to publish their work in an anthology and win prize money as well. Notion Press has always encouraged writers to publish their work and explore their potential. In India, the company has brought out 2,800-plus books of around 2,600 different …

Published: September 11, 2017

Tanka Poetry Contest

Share a Tanka poem. That’s a five line poem that follows the following syllable count: 5-7-5-7-7. So the first line has five syllables, the second line has 7, third has five syllables and the fourth and fifth line have seven syllables. The topic is open.

Published: September 11, 2017

Saints & Sinners Festival LGBT Fiction Contest

The winner will be selected from this year’s submissions of original, unpublished short stories between 3,000 and 7,000 words with LGBT content on the broad theme of “Saints and Sinners.” This contest would not be possible without a generous grant from The John Burton Harter Foundation. Radclyffe (pictured) will select the winning stories.

Published: September 11, 2017

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Very Short Fiction Contest

Eligibility – This contest is open only to writers who have not yet published a book of fiction. Published books include self-published books with ISBN numbers. Those who have published books in other genres besides fiction remain eligible. – Only previously unpublished stories will be accepted. – Stories submitted to this contest in previous years …

Published: September 11, 2017