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Writing Contests

4

contests due within 30 days

The Wishing Jewel Prize

This contest seeks poetry manuscripts no less than 45 pages in length that challenge genre, form, or mode. Simultaneous submissions, multiple submissions, co-authored submissions, and mauscripts in translation will all be accepted. Contest results will be announced in March.

Medium: print   |   Fee: $25   |   Categories: Poetry, Books

prize

$1,000

length

minimum 45

pages

deadline

1 day

November 30

ServiceScape Short Story Award

For writers 18 years of age or older, this contest seeks unpublished works of fiction or nonfiction. Winning story will be published on the blog. Submissions must be in English. Winner will be notified via email in December.

Medium: online   |   Fee: FREE   |   Categories: Short Stories, Memoirs, Fiction Prose, Nonfiction Prose

prize

$1,000

length

maximum 5,000

words

deadline

1 day

November 30

Weird Christmas Flash Fiction Contest

This contest seeks flash fiction of 350 words or less about Christmas or any other winter holiday. First place winner will receive $75, second place or "prompt prize" will receive $50, and every honorable mention will receive $5.

Medium: online   |   Fee: FREE   |   Categories: Short Stories, Fiction Prose

prize

$75

length

maximum 350

words

deadline

1 day

November 30

Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize

This contest seeks poetry. Grand prize winner will receive $750. All finalists will be published in the Spring issue. Entries should contain up to three original, unpublished poems. Simultaneous submissions allowed. Winners will be announced in February.

Medium: print   |   Fee: $15   |   Categories: Poetry

prize

$750

length

maximum 3 poems

deadline

2 days

December 01