Here is a contest named after a famous American author, a Nobel laureate, John Stienbeck, from the twentieth century.
Entries of upto 5000 words can fetch a prize of $1000 and publication in the prestigious Reed magazine, California’s oldest literary journal.
The first thing that strikes one about this competition is that it is a contest of humorous poetry.
The next thing?
The closing date is April 1st, 2020.
And the best part is that entry is free.
Here is a UK- based flash fiction contest where you can choose your entry fee.
They say: “We operate a choose your own entry fee system. The suggested entry fee is £7 per entry (£6 per entry for two, or £5 per entry for three or more), but if that’s prohibitive, just pay what you can afford. If you’d like to support a writer who can’t afford the full fee, why not add a pound or two?”
The contest ends 30 th November, 2019.
Here is a short story competition based in Manchester, UK, that offers an award of £10,000 for a short story of at the most 2,500 words.
The competition ends 20 th September.
You still have the time to get that manuscript ready. Pick up your pen and have a go!
This is a contest based in Portland, Oregon, for emerging writers — people who have self-published or who have not really been published widely. The stories can be up to 6000 words and should be unpublished.
Get your quills ready for the contest ends 31 st August.
The award is US $ 3000, publication and more…
This time, we have a contest from the down under— Australia.
The poetry contest is giving away prizes worth australian $ 9000. So, give it your best shot. They want less than 70 lines
First prize: Australian $7000
This competition promises £1000 to both poetry and short fiction winners, publication and more.
The contest also allow entries that have already been published elsewhere. So, get out your pens and keyboards and see if you can make it happen.
Do you have a poem ready?
Here is a contest where you can win £1000 for a single poem and find a place in an anthology of award winning writers.
First Prize: £1,000
2nd Prize: £500
3rd Prize: £250
The contest ends on July 31st.
‘Small is beautiful’ was a term popularised by EF Schumacher in his book of the same name.
But how small is beautiful?
Now we have a writing contest offering an award for a story that has a maximum of 500 words.
Do you have one for the picking?
The last date for entry is 31 st July, 2019.
This week we bring you contests from two ends of the ocean.
One short story contest located in Ireland promises an award of €2000 and a week- long residency at Anam Cara retreat for writers and artists in Ireland.
The last date of the contest is on 31 st July.