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Gemini Magazine Flash Fiction Contest

August 31

FIRST PRIZE: $1,000 ______________________________________________ Second Prize: $100 Four Honorable Mentions: $25 each Entry fee: $5 ($4/each additional entry) Deadline: August 31, 2017 Maximum length: 1,000 words All Six Finalists Will Be Published Online in the October 2017 Issue of Gemini WE ARE OPEN TO ANY SUBJECT, …

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Glimmer Train – Fiction Open Contest

August 31

CONTEST GUIDELINES Open to all subjects, all themes, and all writers. Most entries run from 3,000 to 6,000 words, but any lengths from 3,000 to 20,000 words are welcome. DEADLINES The Fiction Open contest is held twice a year and is open to submissions in …

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Glimmer Train – Very Short Fiction Contest

August 31

CONTEST GUIDELINES The Very Short Fiction Contest is open to all writers. Any story that has not appeared in a print publication is welcome. We invite any length stories from 300 to 3,000 words. DEADLINES The Very Short Fiction contest is held twice a year …

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Gold Line Press-Poetry, Fiction, and Non-Fiction

August 31

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS Manuscripts must be 20-30 pages in length for poetry entries, and 7,500-15,000 words for fiction and nonfiction entries (not including the title page and table of contents). Please submit your manuscript typed in font such as Times New Roman or Arial -- some alternative fonts such …

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Off the Grid Press-Poetry Prize

August 31

Submission Guidelines Submissions for the 2018 Off the Grid Poetry Prize will be open from May 1st to August 31st. Please see the guidelines below for more information: 2018 Off the Grid Poetry Prize Guidelines The competition is open only to poets over 60 years of …

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The Gabo Prize for Literature in Translation & Multilingual Texts

August 31

Translators and authors of multilingual texts are encouraged to submit their work for The Gabo Prize. The winner, selected by a guest judge, will receive $200, and the winning piece will be published alongside two semi-finalists in the upcoming issue of Lunch Ticket. The Gabo Prize …

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The Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction

August 31

Creative nonfiction authors are invited to submit an essay of up to 5,000 words on the subject of their choice to be considered for the DWM Award in creative nonfiction. Winners will receive $250 and their work will be featured in the next issue of Lunch …

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Max Ritvo Poetry Prize

August 31

Designed to honor the legacy of one of the most original and accomplished poets to emerge in recent years—and to reward outstanding poets for years to come—the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize awards $10,000 and publication by Milkweed Editions to the author of a debut collection …

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The New Guard-Fiction & Poetry Contest

August 31

THE NEW GUARD CONTESTS IN FICTION & POETRY   TNG Volume VII contests in fiction & poetry are in full swing. The New Guard Vol VII Machigonne Fiction Contest Judge is the Edgar Prize-winning Chris Abani and our Vol VII Knightville Poetry Contest Judge is the National Book Award-winning poet, Mark Doty. Deadline: …

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Snake Nation Press-Violet Reed Haas Prize for Poetry

August 31

75-100 page manuscript $1,000 prize and publication An entry fee of $25 must accompany the manuscript Previously published eligible E-mail entries are now being accepted at: snake.nation.press@gmail.com Deadline: August 31, 2017

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Snake Nation Press-Serena McDonald Kennedy Award for Fiction

August 31

No more than 50,000 word novella or 200 page manuscript of short stories will be accepted. Any well written manuscript on any topic will be considered. Previously published works may be entered. An entry fee of $25 must accompany the submission. $1,000 award and publication …

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StoryQuarterly-Fiction Contest

August 31

What StoryQuarterly Is Looking For: We are interested in literary fiction, including short stories, short shorts, and novel excerpts up to 6,250 words in length, and creative nonfiction. We select work on the basis of style, craft, freshness, and vision. How To Submit: All work …

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George Dila Memorial Flash Fiction Contest

August 31

The editors of Third Wednesday wish to honor the memory of George Dila, friend of Third Wednesday and the editor who guided fiction at TW from infancy to adulthood. We are proud to have called him friend and colleague. To this end, we proudly announce the …

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Women on Writing-Flash Fiction Contest

August 31

OVERVIEW: WOW! hosts a (quarterly) writing contest every three months, and has done so since 2006. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity, great writing, and provide well-rewarded recognition to contestants. The contest is open globally; age is of no matter; and entries must …

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