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2018 Nightjar Review Poetry Contest

​2018 Judge: Jericho Brown Contest submission window: January 30th to April 30th, 2018 Contest Judge: JERICHO BROWN is the recipient of a Whiting Writers Award and fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and the National Endowment for the Arts. His poems have appeared in The New Republic, The New Yorker, …

Published: February 16, 2018

Your Laugh Line’s Humorous Book Awards

Your Laugh Line wants to save the world with laughter. The organization does it through books, by finding an assortment of humorous works each week to promote to their newsletter and social media subscribers. Now they are hosting their inaugural Humorous Book Awards: a search for the funniest books published in 2017. The contest has …

Published: February 16, 2018

Flash 500 International Novel Contest

This international annual novel competition, now in its sixth year, closes on 31st October 2018. The judges will be the senior editors at Crooked Cat Publishing.

Published: February 16, 2018

DIVINE CONNECTIONS SPECIAL EVENTS ESSAY CONTEST: WHAT WOULD LIFE BE LIKE WITHOUT THE ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The topic for this Essay is “What Would Life Be Like Without the Arts & Entertainment”. 100 word minimum. 500 word maximum. Emerging writers and underrepresented voices are encouraged to submit! Essays must be written in English. 2 Ways to Enter 1. Go to https://dcspecialevents.net/essay-contest/ and click the Buy Now button. NOTE: After paying, you …

Published: February 16, 2018

Sweek Flash Fiction Competition: #MicroHeart

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Sweek and write a piece of flash fiction including the word “heart” in your story! 3 weeks, 250 words max. and an open topic (you only have to use the word ‘heart’ anywhere within the plot). Do you want to get discovered and win $50? Submit your #microheart story on Sweek!

Published: February 16, 2018

Tomaz Salamun Prize

The Tomaz Salamun Prize is for a poetry chapbook by poets at any stage of their career. Prose poetry, hybrid forms, and translations are accepted.

Published: February 16, 2018

Nerds Of The Force

A fun contest to win some strong free exposure. Share some fun works and meet new writers!

Published: January 19, 2018

Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition

The Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition accepts one-poem submissions, up to 40 lines. The Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition honors the work and legacy of the poet and critic Randall Jarrell, who taught at what is now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for nearly eighteen years. He was a 1996 inductee of the North Carolina …

Published: January 19, 2018