February 9, 2023


Connecting Asian writers with global readers



19 Short Story Competitions in 2015

Competitions for Writers: March and April 2015

Publication Opportunities for Writers: March and April 2015

Elizabeth Jolley $8000 Short Story Prize: Entries Close 1 May

The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective

Almost Island Manuscript Competition

Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards

The Virginia Prize for Fiction

The 2014 Wasafiri New Writing Prize

The 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize 


Calls for Submission

Malaysia: Call for submissions for the Calistro Prize

Free to enter: Dark Places Writing Competition (fiction | £50 top prize)

No entry fee | Verse Junkies Poetry Competition | $100 top prize

“Skin”: Call for submission for a Botswana-Singapore literary collaboration

Call for contributions: The Male Body in Victorian Literature and Culture

e-MOTE Digital Storytelling Competition 2013

Asymptote: Close Approximations – A Translation Contest

Call for submissions | Jaggery DesiLit Journal

Call for Stories: Ubud, Indonesia

Altogether Elsewhere: Math Paper Press, Singapore

The Short Story (entry fee; deadline 15 Sept, 2013)

Scholastic Asian Book Award 2014

Call for submissions | paying market: 5 cents per word for fiction | Penumbra Magazine

Paying market | 5 cents per word for fiction | Lore magazine

No entry fee | £200 prize for the best short story | 2013 James White Award | worldwide

No entry fee | £7,500 prize for the best short story | 2014 Jeremy Mogford Prize for Food and Drink Writing | worldwide

No entry fee | $1,500 top prize | 2013 Fountain Essay Contest | worldwide

Writer’s guidelines | pay: $20-$25 per article | The Savvy Explorer | worldwide


David T.K. Wong Fellowship


Iceland Writers Retreat

Writers Residency in Nairobi

Writer in the Gardens Residency Programme, Singapore

The M Writer’s Residencies 2014-15, China

Toji Cultural Centre Residency For Writers, Japan

Bellagio Center: Academic Writing Residency, Italy

Scottish Universities’ International Summer School

ARTErra, Portugal

Sustainable Arts Foundation

The World’s Best Writers Retreats

Thailand Writers Retreat


Prince Claus Fund

The Career Fund, Australia

AWP Scholarships