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Woven Tale Press Poetry Competition

Cash prizes, first place award, one-week stay in our WTP expanded 1909 charming cape, in the legendary Hamptons, NY, destination to writers from around the world; home to Peter Matthiessen, George Plimpton, Truman Capote, among other literary legends; accommodations for two; one block walk to train, Atlantic ocean beach, and town; full amenities; flexible bookings. …

Published: July 6, 2018

Sweek Asteroid Day 2018 Writing Campaign

– Global contest – 250 – 5,000 words – Fiction or non-fiction – The story must revolve around the topic of asteroids (interpreting this prompt is crucial) – Include tag #SweekSpace to participate

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Welcome to Eyelands Book Awards, an international competition for both published and unpublished books, organized by Eyelands Literary Magazine in collaboration with Strange Days Publications.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

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

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

Stories That Need to Be Told

Stories change us. Stories determine how we see the world. Stories change the world. That’s why this contest has only one category—the story. Whether you consider it fiction, nonfiction, or poetry, as long as it tells a story, it fits. One grand prize winner will receive $1,000, and 5 additional winners will each receive $200 …

Published: July 6, 2018

The Writer Summer Flash Contest 2018

  Summer seems like the right time to write short. Show us your very best work in any genre, fiction or nonfiction. The catch? We’ll only accept works that are 1,000 words or less.   Not the writing contest for you? Sign up for our newsletter to be the first to hear when we launch a new writing …

Published: July 5, 2018

Write to 15 Minute Audio Prompt | 1st Place = $50

Endless Beautiful has a contest running with our partners over at Literative.com until June 20, 2018. Entrants just need to use the Endless Beautiful Session as a prompt and enter what they come up with. All materials for the contest can be found at the link provided below. 1st place = $50, 2nd = 25, …

Published: June 1, 2018

ServiceScape Short Story Award

For this writing award, any genre or theme of short story is accepted. All applicants should submit their original unpublished work of short fiction or nonfiction, up to 5,000 words. Along with receiving an award for $1,000.00 USD, the winner will have his or her short story featured within our blog, which reaches thousands of …

Published: June 1, 2018

James Tate Prize

James Tate Prize International Poetry Chapbook Contest 2018 1st Prize: €200; 2nd Prize: €100 Both winners of the James Tate Prize will win a chapbook publication and 20 complimentary copies. We will also arrange the winning poets’ reading in Dublin, Ireland. Up to ten finalists will be publicly listed as “highly commended”. Finalists may be …

Published: June 1, 2018