The $60,000 Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship: Apply Now for 2020

Are you an American-born poet who would like to spend a year travelling abroad? If so, then the Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship might just be your perfect opportunity. The Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship…

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A Guide to Short Story Contests in 2019

“Short fiction seems more targeted – hand grenades of ideas, if you will. When they work, they hit, they explode, and you never forget them.” ― Paolo Bacigalupi UPCOMING SHORT STORY CONTESTS  Seán Ó Faoláin International Short Story…

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£10,000 Food and Drink Short Story Prize: Entries close 7 January 2019

The Mogford Hotels and Restaurants Group is inviting entries for its seventh annual short story prize. The winner will receive £10,000 (approximately US$11,500) and the competition is open to writers worldwide. The judges for the 2019 contest…

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Entries are now open for the $100,000 Nine Dots Prize

The Nine Dots Prize is accepting entries for its second cycle. The winner will receive a $100,000 book deal with Cambridge University Press. The aim of the prize is to promote, encourage and engage innovative…

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27 Writing Competitions to Enter Before the End of the Year

UPDATE: Looking for competitions in 2019? Our latest guide to short story contests is now online. Deadlines and details do sometimes change, so please check the relevant websites for all the latest terms and conditions. For…

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