Plays

Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Arts Festival

The Tennessee Williams New Orleans literary arts festival is an annual celebration of the life and legacy of Tennessee Williams in the city that was his spiritual home. Alongside panels, interviews, and speeches from famed authors and academics, the festival hosts contests in fiction, short fiction, poetry, and dramatic writing for writers looking to contribute …

Published: July 20, 2018

Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition

Regulus Press is small, privately-held publisher dedicated to encouraging extraordinary fiction and poetry. Located in the Pacific Northwest, Regulus Press is pleased to announce its inaugural 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 …

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

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

Austin Film Festival Script Competitions

The Ultimate Runway Now in our 25th year, the Austin Film Festival has been catapulting writers into life-changing careers for over two decades. Whether your dream is to sign a contract, land an agent, learn from an industry icon, or take home the coveted Bronze Typewriter Award, it’s simple: you can’t win if you don’t …

Published: February 27, 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

Lazuli Literary Group Writing Contest

Contest Description: We love work that is linguistically, intellectually, and emotionally demanding of the reader. We want literary works that grow in complexity upon each visitation. Writers we admire are Zadie Smith, Virginia Woolf, Tom Wolfe, Charles Dickens, Thomas Mann, Robert Musil, Tom Stoppard, Vladimir Nabokov and James Baldwin. Guidelines: -Both previously published and unpublished …

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

Lit Fest Fellowships for Emerging Writers

Lighthouse Writers Workshop is offering four Fellowships for Emerging Writers for their annual conference, Lit Fest, in Denver this June. A poet, fiction writer, nonfiction writer, and screenwriter/playwright will each receive full tuition for a weeklong Master Workshop with Lydia Millet, Terrance Hayes, CAConard, Sheila Heti, Leslie Jamison, Min Jin Lee, Daniel Goldfarb, Charles D’Ambrosio, …

Published: January 19, 2018

Lit Fest

A two-week celebration of the literary arts, Lit Fest features seminars, parties, workshops, salons, and agent consultations at our historic mansion in Denver.

Published: January 19, 2018