‘Wild Atlantic Writing Awards’ launched, 500 words max. flash fiction or creative nonfiction inc. memoir and travel. Deadline: midnight Irish time, Thursday, September 30. See details at https://www.irelandwritingretreat.com/post/new-awards-launched-exciting-writing-retreats
The 2021 Paris Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual competition honoring the best of international publishing.
The 2021 Paris Book Festival will consider major publisher, independent publisher and self-published works in the following categories: non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography, children’s books, cookbooks, compilations/anthologies; young adult, how-to, photography/art, unpublished stories, business, poetry, spiritual/religious, travel and the wild card (anything goes!).
Entry fee $50. Deadline August 25, 2021.
Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2021
Deadline: August 31, 2021
Submit your book or manuscript online $30.00 (27 euros)
Early bird submission $ 22 (20 euros) till September 1st, 2021.
Final results are to be announced on Wednesday, December 30, 2021.
PRIZES & PUBLICITY
Section: Published books
Grand Prize: A five-day holiday in Athens
Section: Unpublished books
Grand prize: Translation in Greek and Publication from Strange Days Books.
See more prizes at:
The 2021 St. Lawrence Book Award is now open for early bird submissions.
Early Bird Deadline: June 30
Early Bird Entry Fee: $22
For more information and to submit your manuscript,
We look forward to reading your work!
|Book submissions to the 2022 PEN America Literary Awards are open now through August 1! This coming year, we will confer some $350,000 to writers and translators at all stages of their careers. We hope you’ll help us spread the word and encourage the submission of your favorite books published in the 2021 calendar year. Learn more about submitting here ››|
2021 Fabula Press Short Story Contest Rules
Sponsor: This short story contest (“the Contest”) is sponsored by Fabula Press (www.pressfabula.com – “the website”), referred to as the ‘sponsor’ hereafter.
Eligibility: The Contest is open to all writers 18 years old or above. There is no limit to the number of entries per person, but this is not bingo, and more submissions do not necessarily translate into higher chances of winning.
Contest Prizes: Apart from publication of long listed authors in an anthology, a total of three prizes will be awarded as below.
First Prize: US$500
Second Prize: US$250
Third Prize: US$150
All other longlisted authors selected for publication in the short story contest anthology shall be paid an honorarium of US$75 each
Simultaneous submissions: Allowed, but authors must let us know if the story is accepted elsewhere before our results are announced.
Entry fee: US$10. Multiple submissions are allowed, but every entry must be accompanied by the entry fee.
Contest and Judging Criteria:
Entries for the summer (Aestas anthology) competition are being accepted now, upto 11:59 p.m. (GMT) of 31 July 2021. Submissions should be through the Duosuma Submissions Manager tool on the website. Submission dates for the winter (Nivalis anthology) competition will be announced around October 2021.
FanFictionReview.com is currently calling for submissions of fan fiction short stories. If you or someone you know is interested in submitting a short story, visit their call for submissions page for information about submission requirements, deadlines, and how to submit.
GCWA 2021 Writing Contest Winners
Poetry — Christopher Kozlowski — Silencing the Star of David
Fiction — Samadhi Salazar — The Mother of All Natures
Nonfiction — Nishini Fernando — The Wicked Wall of Water
Submissions Deadline for the CRS – Chanticleer Reviews Shorts December 31, 2021
So many great authors (Hugh Howey, Andy Weir, Julie Powell, Leonard Elmore, Robert Dugoni) use this format to attract readers.