Aspiring Canadian Poets Contest

The Aspiring Canadian Poets Contest invites unpublished Canadian writers, age 19 and older, to submit one original poem between April 1, 2013 and June 1, 2013. Contest winners will be announced in October 2013.

Published: May 28, 2013

The Bridport Prize

Enter your previously unpublished poem, short story or flash fiction. Poems up to 42 lines, short stories under 5,000 words and flash fiction under 250 words. Open to anyone age 16 and older, including non-UK applicants. See website for proper formatting.

Published: May 28, 2013

Debut-Litzer Award

Hosted by Late Night Library, the contest awards debut fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books published between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2012. Winners selected in each genre. Judged by Paul Collins (nonfiction), Leslie Jamison (fiction), and Traci Brimhall (poetry).

Published: May 28, 2013

Fanstory.com Contests

Website features multiple contests in all genres running throughout the year. An independent volunteer community reads and discusses all entries. Contest entries receive feedback from readers and other authors. Deadline varies.

Published: May 20, 2013