The Arkansas International Emerging Writer’s Prize: Entries Open Until 19 October

The Arkansas International is inviting entries for its third annual emerging writer’s prize. The winner will receive US$1000 and publication. The prize is only open to writers who have not yet published a full-length book.…

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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  Masters Review Summer 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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