Plays

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 Guidelines: -Both previously published and unpublished …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

Kauai Writers Conference

The 2018 Kauai Writers Conference offers keynote talks by distinguished authors, one-on-one workshops led by literary agents, editors and other publishing experts, and intensive master classes to inspire writers of fiction, narrative non-fiction, memoir, screenplays and poetry, and help all conference participants find their path to publication. Our world class faculty includes bestselling authors Jane …

Published: January 19, 2018