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Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest

This contest is open to anyone who loves expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of poetry and/or writing a story that’s worth telling everyone! And welcome to all, having the ability to dream… Write a poem or short story for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $1275.00. All works must …

Published: April 13, 2018

Sarah Lawrence College Publish & Promote Your Book Conference

The 5th Annual Sarah Lawrence College Publish & Promote Your Book Conference offers panel discussions with agents, editors, and book marketing professionals. Writers have the opportunity to meet other writers and pitch their books to Agents and Editors at this unique one-day conference designed to get your book published. If you have a completed book, …

Published: April 13, 2018

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Award

We are looking for unpublished stories of 2000 words or fewer on the theme of: TALES OF THE PARANORMAL (broadly interpreted). Send us your stories about wizards, clairvoyants, other-worldly creatures, vampires, werewolves, telekenetics, ghosts, goblins, witches, mediums, poltergeists, the supernatural, and other unexplainable experiences. Final judging will be by literary agent Kimberly Brower of Brower …

Published: April 6, 2018

World Record Attempting Poetry Contest

Be part of a world record movement by participating in this poetry contest! Starting in National Poetry Month, we will be attempting the official Guinness World Records: World’s Largest Poetry Contest record. The current record is 22,703 people. Your poetry could be part of history! Come take part and tell your friends to make history.

Published: April 6, 2018

Nowhere.Ink’s Weekly $100 Writing Contest

Nowhere.Ink is proud to present our Weekly $100 Writing Contest. This week’s theme is “The April Fool.” Entries may be poetry, prose, or flash fiction. Maximum word count per entry is 500. The winning entry is announced within 48 hours of contest close. The winning participant will be paid via PayPal within 24 hours of …

Published: April 6, 2018

Acrostic Poetry Contest

Write an Acrostic poem to enter this poetry contest. An Acrostic is a poem where the first letter of each line spells out a word (going down). See an example in the contest announcement. Cash prize to the winner.

Published: April 6, 2018

Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition

The Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition is open to all. To enter, writers must provide an original story of up to 3000 words in any genre. The catch: We provide your opening and closing lines chosen from a classic work of literature. You provide the rest. The judges of the 2018 contest include a variety …

Published: March 26, 2018

Flash Fiction Challenge: #Microletter

To submit your story – create an account on Sweek (for free) and upload your work by adding the #microletter tag in the tags section as well as the description and the main title of the story. You can also participate in the Best Feedback category to win $15. More info: http://bit.ly/sweek-microletter-flashfiction.

Published: March 26, 2018