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Writing Contests

Writing Contests

Last Updated on January 12, 2019.

To Contestants: Participating in the contests is a great way to enhance your creative skills and show your talents to the world. On this page, you’ll get all the best and latest Writing contests worldwide. To get information about Top Creative Contest Worldwide, go HERE, for top Art Contests, go HERE and for the latest Design Contests, go HERE. For getting information about the latest contests immediately, follow us on Facebook. Good Luck to You!

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Latest Writing Contests

1. Contest Name: Free Book Edit Contest

Deadline: October 15, 2018

Rewards: Free edit of an unpublished full-length book by award-winning editor

Entry Fees: Not Specific

For details click HERE.

2. Contest Name: Minute Poetry Contest

Deadline: October 16, 2018

Rewards:  $100 Cash Prize

Entry Fees: $9.95

For details click HERE.

3. Contest Name: Omnidawn Publishing Fabulist Fiction Chapbook Contest

Deadline: October 22, 2018

Rewards: $1,000

Entry Fees:  $18

For details click HERE.

4. Contest Name: Sixfold Short Story and Poetry Awards

Deadline: October 24, 2018

Rewards: $1,000

Entry Fees: $5

For details click HERE.

5. Contest Name: Haiku Poetry Contest

Deadline: October 27, 2018

Rewards: : $100 Cash Prize

Entry Fees: : $9.95

For details click HERE.

6. Contest Name: 75 Words Flash Fiction Contest

Deadline: October 28, 2018

Rewards: $100 Cash Prize

Entry Fees: $9.95

For details click HERE.

7. Contest Name: Glimmer Train Press Short Story Award for New Writers

Deadline: October 31, 2018

Rewards: $2,500

Entry Fees: $18

For details click HERE.

8. Contest Name: Cutthroat Writing Awards

Deadline: October 31, 2018

Rewards: $1,300

Entry Fees: $20

For details click HERE.

9. Contest Name: Flash 500 Annual International Novel Contest

Deadline: October 31, 2018

Rewards: £500, £200

Entry Fees: $13

For details click HERE.

10. Contest Name: PEN/Faulkner Foundation Award For Fiction

Deadline: October 31, 2018

Rewards: $15,000

Entry Fees: $0

For details click HERE.

11. Contest Name: Indiana Review Blue Light Books Prize

Deadline: October 31, 2018

Rewards: $2,000

Entry Fees: $20

For details click HERE.

12. Contest Name: Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards

Deadline: October 31, 2018

Rewards: $1,000

Entry Fees: $20

For details click HERE.

13. Contest Name: Briar Cliff Review

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Rewards: $1,000

Entry Fees: $20

For details click HERE.

14. Contest Name: Reed Magazine John Steinbeck Fiction Award

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Rewards: $1,000

Entry Fees: $20

For details click HERE.

15. Contest Name: Washington College Patrick Henry Writing Fellowship

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Rewards: $45,000

Entry Fees: $0

For details click HERE.

 

16. Contest Name: Fiction Collective Two Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Contest

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Rewards: $1,500

Entry Fees: $25

For details click HERE.

17. Contest Name: Autumn House Press Poetry Chapbook Prize

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Rewards: $1,000

Entry Fees: $20

For details click HERE.

18. Contest Name: Brick Road Poetry Press Book Contest

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Rewards: $1,000

Entry Fees: $25

For details click HERE.

19. Contest Name: Reed Magazine Edwin Markham Prize for Poetry

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Rewards: $1,000

Entry Fees: $20

For details click HERE.

20. Contest Name: 2 Elizabeths Love and Romance Writing Contest 

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Rewards: $1,000

Entry Fees: $23

For details click HERE.

21. Contest Name: Reed Magazine Gabriele Rico Challenge in Creative Nonfiction

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Rewards: $1,333

Entry Fees: $20

For details click HERE.

22. Contest Name: Free Verse Poetry Contest

Deadline: November 2, 2018

Rewards: $100 Cash Prize

Entry Fees:  $9.95

For details click HERE.

23. Contest Name: Halloween Writing Contest

Deadline: November 5, 2018

Rewards: $100 Cash Prize

Entry Fees: $9.95

For details click HERE.

24. Contest Name: 5-7-5 Poetry Contest

Deadline: November 6, 2018

Rewards: $100 Cash Prize

Entry Fees: $9.95

For details click HERE.

25. Contest Name: Horror Writing Contest

Deadline: November 10, 2018

Rewards: $100 Cash Prize

Entry Fees: $9.95

For details click HERE.

26. Contest Name: Cosmographia Prize for Spiritual Nonfiction

Deadline: November 15, 2018

Prizes: $500 and publication

Entry Fees: $25.00

For details click HERE.

27. Contest Name: Faith Poetry Contest

Deadline: November 15, 2018

Rewards: $100 Cash Prize

Entry Fees: $9.95

For details click HERE.

28. Contest Name: Washington Writers Publishing House Poetry and Fiction Prizes

Deadline: November 15, 2018

Rewards: $1,000

Entry Fees: $25

For details click HERE.

29. Contest Name: Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival Brooklyn Nonfiction Prize

Deadline: November 15, 2018

Rewards: $500

Entry Fees: $0

For details click HERE.

30. Contest Name: Dialogue Only Writing Contest

Deadline: November 20, 2018

Rewards: : $100 Cash Prize

Entry Fees: : $9.95

For details click HERE.

31. Contest Name: Flash Fiction Writing Contest

Deadline: November 30, 2018

Rewards: $100 Cash Prize

Entry Fees: 9.95

For details click HERE.

32. Contest Name: WOW! Women On Writing Fall 2018 Flash Fiction Contest

Deadline: November 30, 2018

Rewards: 1st Place: $400, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate; (2nd, 3rd place, and additional prizes)

Entry Fees: : $10.00

For details click HERE

33. Contest Name: Wundor Editions: Poetry Contest 2018

Deadline: November 30, 2018

Rewards: £500, published online and consideration for print.

Entry Fees: $5.50

For details click HERE.

34. Contest Name: African Poetry Book Fund Sillerman First Book Prize

Deadline: December 1, 2018

Rewards: $1,000

Entry Fees: $0

For details click HERE.

35. Contest Name: University of Evansville Willis Barnstone Translation Prize

Deadline: December 1, 2018

Rewards: $1,000

Entry Fees: $10

For details click HERE.

36. Contest Name: 3 Line Poem

Deadline: December 1, 2018

Rewards: : $100

Entry Fees: $9.95

For details click HERE.

37. Contest Name: Blue Christmas Dark Poetry Contest

Deadline: December 1, 2018

Rewards: First: $100, Second: $50, Third: $25 plus chance to be published in Sombre Reflections

Entry Fees: $10.00

For details click HERE.

38. Contest Name: Headway Quarterly Writing Contest

Deadline: December 1, 2018

Rewards: $100

Entry Fees: $0

For details click HERE.

39. Contest Name: Jeff Marks Memorial Poetry Prize

Deadline: December 1, 2018

Rewards: $1,500

Entry Fees: $20

For details click HERE.

40. Contest Name: Langum Charitable Trust David J. Langum Sr. Prize in American Historical Fiction

Deadline: December 1, 2018

Rewards: $1,000

Entry Fees: $0

For details click HERE.

41. Contest Name: American Library Association W. Y. Boyd Literary Award

Deadline: December 1, 2018

Rewards: $5,000

Entry Fees: $0

For details click HERE.

42. Contest Name: Pushcart Press Pushcart Prizes

Deadline: December 1, 2018

Rewards: Not Specific

Entry Fees: $0

For details click HERE.

43. Contest Name: Slipstream Press Poetry Chapbook Competition

Deadline:  December 1, 2018

Rewards: $1,000

Entry Fees: $20

For details click HERE.

44. Contest Name: Crab Orchard Series in Poetry Open Competition Awards

Deadline: December 3, 2018

Rewards: $2,500

Entry Fees: $20

For details click HERE.

45. Contest Name: Australian Book Review Peter Porter Poetry Prize

Deadline: December 3, 2018

Rewards: $3,970

Entry Fees: $20

For details click HERE.

46. Contest Name: I Can Not

Deadline: December 3, 2018

Rewards: $100 Cash Prize

Entry Fees: $9.95

For details click HERE.

47. Contest Name: National Endowment for the Arts Translation Fellowships

Deadline: December 5, 2018

Rewards: $25,000

Entry Fees: $0

For details click HERE.

48. Contest Name: Bronx Council on the Arts BRIO Artist Awards for Excellence

Deadline: December 10, 2018

Rewards: $4,000

Entry Fees: $0

For details click HERE.

49. Contest Name: Hamlin Garland Award for the Short Story

Deadline: December 10, 2018

Rewards: $2,000 and Publication in the Beloit Fiction Journal

Entry Fees: $20.00

For details click HERE.

50. Contest Name: Friends of American Writers Literary Award

Deadline: December 10, 2018

Rewards: $4,000

Entry Fees: $0

For details click HERE.

51. Contest Name: Brunel University London International African Poetry Prize

Deadline: December 12, 2018

Rewards: $3,990

Entry Fees: $0

For details click HERE.

52. Contest Name: LitMag Virginia Woolf Award for Short Fiction

Deadline: December 15, 2018

Rewards: $3,500

Entry Fees: $20

For details click HERE.

53. Contest Name: Commonwealth Club of California California Book Awards

Deadline: December 15, 2018

Rewards: Not specified

Entry Fees: $0

For details click HERE.

54. Contest Name: Santa Fe Writers Project James Alan McPherson Award

Deadline: December 15, 2018

Rewards: $1,000

Entry Fees: $25

For details click HERE.

55. Contest Name: Castle Craig International Essay Competition 2018

Deadline: December 30, 2018

Rewards: Top Award is £1,000, and runner-ups will receive £250 each along with written commendations for other notable entries.

Entry Fees: $0

For details click HERE.

56. Contest Name: Rhyming Poetry Contest

Deadline: December 30, 2018

Rewards: $100 Cash Prize

Entry Fees: $9.95

For details click HERE.

57. Contest Name: SSWC 2018 – A Literary Initiative by StoryMirror, supported by YES BANK and Kidzania

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Rewards: 40 Lakhs

Entry Fees: $0

For details click HERE.

58. Contest Name: Nowhere Magazine Fall 2018 Travel Writing Contest

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Rewards: $1,000 + publication. Up to 10 finalists may be published as well. All entries considered for regular publication.

Entry Fees: $0

For details click HERE.

59. Contest Name: Victorian Science Fiction Writing Contest

Deadline:  December 31, 2018

Rewards: Four $50 Cash Prizes

Entry Fees: $0

For details click HERE.

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