The 25th International Radio Playwriting Competition: Entries Close 31 January 2016

Writers from around the world are invited to enter the 25th International Radio Playwriting Competition. The competition is presented by the BBC World Service and the British Council, in partnership with Commonwealth Writers and co-produced by the Open…

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Win a Writer’s Retreat in Iceland

Reykjavik from above by Johannes Martin via Creative Commons Iceland Writers Retreat is offering one talented writer plane tickets to Iceland and a free delegate’s ticket to its April program. In addition to a round-trip airfare, the winner…

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The Morland Scholarship for African Writers 2016

Applications are now open the Morland Writing Scholarship for 2016. Three scholarships of £18,000 (US $28,000) each will be awarded to fiction writers and one prize of £27,000 (US$42,000) will be awarded to a writer of…

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15 Short Story Competitions to Enter Before the End of the Year

Boston Review’s Aura Estrada Short Story Contest is one of three contests run each year by the literary magazine.The winner of the contest will receive US$1500 and have his or her work published in the July/August…

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Boulevard Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers: Entries Close 31 December 2015

Boulevard is accepting entries for its annual short fiction contest for emerging writers. The winner will receive US$1500 and have their story published in the magazine. Boulevard is an American literary magazine established in 1985 and based…

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