Fiction

Sweek Flash Fiction Competition: #MicroDoor

– Write 250 words (max.) of prose including the sentence “She/he has/had to find the door…” anywhere within the story, – Add #MicroDoor tag either in the main title of the story / its description / tags section to take part in the challenge, – You can participate no matter where you are from although …

Published: July 6, 2018

Eyelands Book Awards

Welcome to Eyelands Book Awards, an international competition for both published and unpublished books, organized by Eyelands Literary Magazine in collaboration with Strange Days Publications. We have been organizing fiction competitions for the past 8 years with increasing success, giving the opportunity to writers from all over the world to see their work published in …

Published: July 6, 2018

Stories Out of School

Teachers have the most fascinating, difficult, and important job on the planet, and their work days are filled with stories. Yet teachers seldom appear in fiction. This yearly contest, a joint venture of The Academy for Teachers and Tin House, was created to inspire honest, unsentimental stories about teachers and the rich and complex world …

Published: July 6, 2018

WOW! Women On Writing Summer 2018 Flash Ficiton Contest

WOW! Women on Writing invites entries to its Summer 2018 Flash Fiction Contest. The honorable guest judge this season is Literary Agent Jennifer Thompson with Nordlyset Literary Agency. Seeking short fiction of any genre between 250 – 750 words. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity and provide well-rewarded recognition to contestants.

Published: July 6, 2018

I Can Not

Write a poem of any type. However, your poem should start with the words “I can not”.

Published: July 6, 2018

F(r)iction’s Summer 2018 Literary Competition

Tethered by Letters is pleased to announce the F(r)iction Summer 2018 Literary Competition! There are three submission categories: 1) short story, 2) flash fiction, and 3) poetry. Winners of the contests will be considered for publication in F(r)iction alongside stunning original artwork from TBL’s talented team of artists. F(r)iction is dedicated to publishing the best …

Published: July 6, 2018

Faith Poetry Contest

Write a poem of any type to enter this poetry contest. The poem should be about your faith (or lack of) in some way. All entries will receive feedback from other authors.

Published: July 6, 2018

Flash Fiction Writing Contest

You only have 500 words to write a complete story. That is the challenge of this flash fiction writing contest. Can you share your story when you only have 500 words to write it? Cash prize.

Published: July 6, 2018

Pride Month 2018: LGBTQ+ #SweekPride Writing Contest

– Open topic as long as the main characters represent the LGBTQ+ community, – 5,000 words max. (can be less!) of prose or poetry, – Previously published stories and all literary genres are allowed, – Take part by joining Sweek.com for free and uploading your entry with #SweekPride tag.

Published: July 6, 2018

The Writers’ Press Prize 2018 for novels

The Writers’ Press seeks exceptional novel entries for its Writers’ Press Prize. Published (older) novelists especially encouraged to submit. Unpublished writers, please query first. Manuscripts should be between 75,000 and 130,000 words.

Published: July 6, 2018