Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize

Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize Deadline: August 31, 2020Cash Prize: $2,000 A prize of $2,000 is given annually for a poetry collection published in the previous year by a resident of upstate New York. The winner will also give a reading and teach a master class at Utica College in April 2021. Publishers or authors may submit two copies of a book of at least 48 pages published between July 1, 2019,…

Delaware Division of the Arts

$6000 writing contest

Individual Artist Fellowships –  A $6000 writing contest Deadline: August 3, 2020Cash Prize: $6,000E-mail address: roxanne.stanulis@delaware.gov Established Professional Fellowships of $6,000 each and Emerging Artist Fellowships of $3,000 each are given annually to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers who have lived in Delaware for at least one year prior to application and who are not enrolled in a degree-granting program. Using only the online submission system, submit an artist’s statement,…

0 in Crypto Prize

Win A $350 in Crypto Prize

Win a $350 in Crypto Prize Pool: #ChangeNOWExplained Writing Contest + Twitter Giveaway! Date: Submit your entries between 8th and 19th of July 2020. Topic: You can write about anything you feel like writing, as long as it is related ChangeNOW! The rewards for this contest will be split as follows: $250 in DAI to be split between authors of 10 best posts (paid to winners via Publish0x.com). The best posts will earn the…

The Story Prize

The Story Prize

A prize of $20,000 is given annually for a short story collection written in English and published in the United States in the current year. Two runners-up receive $5,000 each. The $1,000 Story Prize Spotlight Award is also given for an additional short story collection “of exceptional merit.” Larry Dark and Julie Lindsey will select the three finalists and Spotlight Award winner; three independent judges will choose the winner. Also, Publishers, authors,…

Red Wheelbarrow

Deadline: August 15, 2020 Entry Fee: $15 Cash Prize: $1,000 E-mail address:  weisnerken@deanza.edu   A prize of $1,000 and publication in Red Wheelbarrow is given annually for a single poem. The winner will also receive 20 copies of a letterpress broadside of the winning poem. Dorianne Laux and Joseph Millar will judge. Submit up to three poems of no more than one page each with a $15 entry fee by August 15. All entries…

Baton Rouge Area Foundation

Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence Deadline: August 15, 2020 Cash Prize: $15,000 E-mail address: gainesaward@braf.org   A prize of $15,000 is given annually to an emerging African American writer for a book of fiction published in the current year. The winner also receives travel and lodging expenses to attend an awards ceremony and participate in educational outreach events in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in January 2021. Submit eight copies (or bound…

Grayson Books

Grayson Books

Poetry Prize   Deadline: August 15, 2020Entry Fee: $25Cash Prize: $1,000E-mail address: gconnors@graysonbooks.com   A prize of $1,000 and publication by Grayson Books is given annually for a poetry collection. Brian Clements will judge. Using only the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 50 to 90 pages with a $25 entry fee by August 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines. Grayson Books, Poetry Prize, P.O. Box 270549, West Hartford, CT…

Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales

Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales

  Poetry Prize   Deadline: August 15, 2020 Cash Prize: $500 E-mail address: dogfishheadpoetryprize@earthlink.net   A prize of $500, publication by Broadkill River Press, 10 author copies, and two cases of Dogfish Head craft beer are given annually for a poetry collection written by a poet living in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C., or West Virginia. The winner is expected to attend a reading and…

Great Lakes Colleges Association | New Writers Awards

Great Lakes Colleges Association | New Writers Awards

Deadline: June 25, 2020 Cash Prize: $500 E-mail address: wegner@glca.org   Three prizes are given annually to a poet, a fiction writer, and a creative nonfiction writer to honor their first books. The winners each receive an all-expenses paid trip to several of the 13 GLCA colleges, each of which pays an honorarium of at least $500, to give readings, meet with students, and lead discussions and classes. Books published in 2019…