WOW! Women On Writing Q3 2018 Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest
Deadline: April 30, 2018
$3000 Flash Fiction Contest is Open
Deadline: May 31, 2018
We are proud to now offer a contest dedicated solely to flash. The winning writer will be awarded $3000 and publication on The Masters Review site. Second and third place will be awarded $200 and $100, respectively, as well as publication in The Masters Review. So here it is: a home for your very best small fiction.
Spring is bursting into bloom, and so too is your creativity. Put your best work out there, submit to these contests, and watch your confidence grow!
COMPETITION DEADLINE REMINDER
POETS MEET POLITICS 2018
INTERNATIONAL OPEN POETRY COMPETITION
There are just under four weeks until our Poets Meet Politics International Open Poetry Competition 2018 deadline on Saturday April 28th.
We invite entries, worldwide, for poems on any theme related to politics.
We will be awarding a first prize of €500 for each competition, with a second prize of
One week’s accommodation in the Creativity Cabin in Cork, Ireland, ( http://www.thecreativitycabin.com ) and a third prize of €100.
For more details on the judge, entry requirements, other competition details and our entry form, please click here.
Welcome to our fiction contest! We are thrilled to have Jim Shepard as the judge for our contest. Jim Shepard is the author of seven novels, including most recently The Book of Aron, which won the Sophie Brody Medal for Achievement in Jewish Literature from the American Library Association and the PEN/New England Award for fiction, and five story collections, including his new collection, The World To Come. Five of his short stories have been chosen for the Best American Short Stories, two for the PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, and one for a Pushcart Prize. He teaches at Williams College.
Three stories will be selected by Jim Shepard from a short list and published in CRAFT, accompanied by an introduction from Shepard and a craft essay from each author. Each of the three stories will also be available as downloadable pdfs. The author of the prize-winning story will receive $2000; the two runners-up will receive $500 and $300, respectively. A short list of finalists will be published online.
Deadline May 1, 2018
The decision to self-publish your book is a bold move. It can take an unfathomable amount of time, research and money—maybe even a few sleepless nights. If you’ve self-published your book, you deserve recognition. You deserve to be rewarded for your dedication.
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- $8,000 in cash
- A feature article about you and your book in the March/April 2019 issue of Writer’s Digest
- A press release from Writer’s Digest, to be sent, along with a copy of your book, to 10 different major publishing review houses
- A paid trip to the ever-popular Writer’s Digest Conference
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For the chance to earn the prestige you deserve and watch your career soar to new heights, enter Writer’s Digest’s Self-Published Book Awards
If national prestige, $5,000 in cash, coverage of your win in Writer’s Digestand these great prizes are what you’re looking for, enter the Writer’s Digest Annual Writing Competition. For more than 80 years, talented writers of all genres have been celebrated in this renowned competition. And this year, the spotlight could be on YOU.
Submit your best work in up to 9 categories, including Memoir/Personal Essay, Rhyming Poetry, Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.) and more!
Hard Times Writing Contest
Deadline: May 31, 2018
Multiple entries are accepted. Your name, address, email and title of work should appear on a separate cover sheet. The entry fee is $25 ($20 for Workshop members) for up to three entries.
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1st: Choice of a 2 night stay at our Mountain Muse B&B, 3 free workshops, or 50 pages (or 10 poems) line-edited and revised by our editorial staff
2nd: Choice of a 1 night stay at our B&B, 2 free workshops, or 35 pages (or 8 poems) line-edited
3rd: Choice of 1 free workshop, or 25 pages (or 5 poems) line-edited
+ Up to 10 Honorable Mentions