Deadline: November 5, 2018
Prize: $1000 and publication in Sonora Review
Entry: via Submittable; $15 fee
The theme for the contest is DESIRE. For a sense of what we’re looking for, please see our issue preview page.
You may submit an essay of up to 5000 words for consideration. Include a cover letter with a brief biography, your contact information and any other pertinent information about your submission. Please remove your name or any other identifying marks from your manuscript before uploading.
Deadline: September 1, 2018
Prize: $1000 and publication for fiction, poetry, and nonfiction; $500 and publication for flash
Entry: Submittable only; $20 fee for fiction, poetry, and nonfiction (one-year subscription included); $8 fee for flash
- Students, faculty, staff, and administrators currently affiliated with the University of Alabama are ineligible for consideration or publication.
- Intimate friends, relatives, colleagues, and former or current students of the judges are ineligible to submit in that category.
- Previous winners should wait three years after their winning entry is published before entering again.
Guidelines: Continue reading “Black Warrior Review 2018 Contest”
Deadline: June 30, 2018
Prize: $1000 and publication online and in the best-of annual print edition of The Los Angeles Review, issue no. 24, spring 2019
Entry: via Submittable; $20 USD
Submission Guidelines: losangelesreview.org/awards/
Douglas Manuel will judge in poetry, Doug Lawson will judge in fiction, Ron Koertge will judge in flash fiction, and Sarah Cannon will judge in nonfiction.
Continue reading “The Los Angeles Review Literary Awards”
Crazyhorse Literary Prizes
Entry Fee: $20
Crazyhorse Literary Prizes offer three awards of $2,000 each and publication in Crazyhorse. Prizes are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Ada Limón will judge in poetry, Justin Torres will judge in fiction, and Robin Hemley will judge in nonfiction. Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems or a story or essay of up to 25 pages with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Crazyhorse, during the month of January. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Crazyhorse, Literary Prizes, College of Charleston, English Department, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424.
Deadline: January 31, 2017
A Kansas nonprofit established in 1980, the Writing Conference Inc. hosts an annual national writing contest for middle and high school students.
WHO: Students in grades 6 -12
WHAT TO SUBMIT: Each student may submit ONE entry: a poem, exposition (personal essay) or narration (short story or play).
2017 THEME: CHANGE: Change is found in almost every place – school, church, government, etc… Or is it? Some say change isn’t occurring at all or at least not fast enough. When change does occur, it may be planned or spontaneous. Create a poem, narrative, or essay in which you incorporate your ideas and feelings concerning change.
ENTRY FORM: Required form found here.
PRIZE: Award winning pieces will be published in The Writers’ Slate whose audience is comprised of students and teachers at the elementary, middle, and secondary levels. Submissions should be appropriate for this audience.
SUBMISSION: Student’s name must NOT appear on the manuscript, only on the entry form. Mail manuscripts and entry forms to:
The Writing Conference, Inc.
PO Box 664
DEADLINE: Sunday, January 8, 2017