pushcart prize

The Pushcart Prize

The Pushcart Prize A prize of $1,000 is given occasionally for a fiction or nonfiction manuscript that has been rejected by a commercial publisher. The Pushcart Prize recognizes “worthy manuscripts that have been overlooked by today’s high-pressure, bottom-line publishing conglomerates.” Also, manuscripts must be submitted with a formal letter of nomination from an editor at a U.S. or Canadian publishing company by November 15. There is no entry fee. Hence, visit the…

2019 ACCENTI WRITING CONTEST

2019 ACCENTI WRITING CONTEST The annual Accenti Writing Contest has an open topic. Multiple entries are welcome. The contest is open to prose works of fiction, non-fiction or creative non-fiction with a maximum length of 2000 words. As a matter of fact, winners are chosen by blind judging. Four finalists make the shortlist, from which the judges choose the winner. Moreover, the popular vote winner is the submission from among the four…

Halloween writing contest

Halloween writing contest

ABOUT THE CONTEST Halloween Writing ContestIt’s that time of year again – the days are a little shorter, the nights a little longer and Halloween is just around the corner! 👻In honor of the scariest time of year, we’re on the lookout for the best books in spooky, scary and terrifying genres! 😱🎃 You can WIN the following prizes:A total of $1750 in cash prizes💰An exclusive Inkitt promotional package to grow your…

WRITERS OF THE FUTURE

WRITERS OF THE FUTURE

WELCOME TO THE WRITERS OF THE FUTUREThe most enduring and influential contest in the history of SF and Fantasy L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest is an opportunity for new writers of science fiction and fantasy to have their work judged by some of the masters in the field and discovered by a wide audience. No entry fee and entrants retain all publication rights. Entries in the Writers of the…

2021 Young Lions Fiction Award

2021 Young Lions Fiction Award

Deadline: September 11, 2020 Cash Prize: $10,000 Entry Fee: Free Who Should Enter This Contest: Younger fiction writers who want to be recognized for their novel or collection of short stories. Description: We have made some changes to our submission process this year. With the safety and health of our community in mind, all submissions for the 2021 Young Lions Fiction Award will be digital. Publishers and literary agents can submit a…

Cullman Center Fellowships

Cullman Center Fellowships by New York Public Library Deadline: September 25, 2020 Cash Prize: $75,000 Website: http://www.nypl.org/csw Description  As a matter of fact, New York Public Library gives up to 15 fellowships annually to poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and translators. Moreover, the work of fellows will benefit directly from access to the research collections at the New York Public Library. The fellows will each receive $75,000, an office at the…

Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University – Poetry and Fiction Prizes

Poetry and Fiction Prizes by Manchester Metropolitan University Description Two prizes of £10,000 (approximately $12,740) each are given annually for a group of poems and a short story. Submit three to five poems totalling no more than 120 lines or a story of up to 2,500 words with a £18 (approximately $23) entry fee by September 18. Visit the website for complete guidelines. Manchester Metropolitan University, Poetry and Fiction Prizes, Manchester Writing…

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,…