The $54,000 Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship – Apply Now for 2016

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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The Sunday Times Short Story Award 2016: Entries Now Open for the World’s Richest Short Story Prize

Writers from around the world are invited to enter the 2016 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. The winner will receive £30,000 (US$46,500), making this the most valuable prize for a single short story in the…

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Entries for Boston Review’s 2016 Short Story Contest Are Now Open

Boston Review is now accepting entries for the Aura Estrada Short Story Contest 2016. Founded in 1975, Boston Review is one of America’s most prestigious literature and politics magazines. Past contributors include Saul Bellow, Jhumpa Lahiri and…

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The Times Children’s Fiction Competition: Entries Close 18 December

The Times / Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition is now open for entries. The winning writer will receive a worldwide publishing contract with Chicken House with a royalty advance of £10,000 (US$15,6000), plus representation from a…

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Competitions for Writers: June and July 2015

Competitions from around the world for both established and emerging writers. Please check the relevant websites for all terms and conditions and be aware that entry fees are payable in many cases.  Novella Award (previously…

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