Personal Journals

$4000 Palette Poetry Prize

We are thrilled to offer the Palette Poetry Prize this year: $4000 and publication with Palette Poetry. We are seeking one excellent poem that speaks to what poetry is and can be for our world today. Send us your incandescent heart on the page. The winner will be selected by our guest judge, Shane McCrae

Published: August 17, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

Nowhere Magazine Spring 2018 Travel Writing Contest

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Nowhere Magazine is given twice yearly for a travel-specific short story, long-form creative nonfiction piece or essay that possesses a powerful sense of place, character or time. Unpublished and published pieces that have not previously been chosen as a contest winner are eligible. Submit your 800- to 5,000-word …

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

Chanticleer Authors Conference – CAC18

ATTENTION ALL AUTHORS: Learn how to sharpen your prose and increase your book sales at Chanticleer Book Reviews and Int’l Writing Competitions Conference – CAC18! FEATURING: Ann Charles USA Today Best-Selling author; Beth Bacon, expert in GoogleAd Words and Amazon.com marketing; Sally DMareSipio award-winning executive producer, marketing strategist & content creator; Lake Perriquey attorney and …

Published: February 16, 2018