Journalism

Humanities Fund- We Do Culture 2018

You can help Humanities Fund build an institutional archive for the right to freedom of expression, a premiere collection of primary sources for future cultural reference. Make a contribution to Humanities Fund and it will be reviewed for publication in the first edition of We Do Culture, the annual anthology coming soon. Proceeds from its …

Published: August 17, 2018

Dog Writers Association of America Annual Writing Contest

The Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA), founded in 1935 is the most recognized professional writing association devoted to dogs. The contest is open to all writers, editors, bloggers, publishers, photographers, artists and others whose work falls into the designated competition categories. Members and non-members may apply. Discounted member entry fees are available to members …

Published: August 17, 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

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

NCWN 2018 Squire Summer Writing Workshops

The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as panels, readings, and open mics. The faculty includes fiction writer Elaine Neil Orr, nonfiction writer Paul Cuadros, and editor Rob Greene (Raleigh Review). Attendees will study one genre with one instructor over the course of the weekend. Registrants should be ready to …

Published: May 18, 2018

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

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

International Sweek Feminist Campaign: #HerStory

International Women’s Day 2018 gives us the perfect opportunity to stand together through the power of storytelling. We invite you to write a story with a female protagonist – even if you’re male! It’s all about solidarity. From 28th of February until 15th of April, we’re collecting stories of women, their achievements, strength, obstacles, courage …

Published: March 26, 2018

#Guns And People Essay Contest

Deadline: April 30th, 2018 Theme: Guns. Now accepting submissions of 3,000 words or less. Have you experienced first hand the effects of guns? Were you shot or have you witness a shooting? Has a gun saved your life? Whether you or someone you know has had a positive or negative experience with guns, we want …

Published: March 26, 2018