This competition spotlights short fiction in 6 categories including romance, young adult, science fiction and horror.
This is your chance to win $2,500 in cash, a spotlight about you in an upcoming issue, and a paid trip to our ever-popular Writer’s Digest Conference!
Prize: $1,000 Deadline: 12/1/19 Sponsor: Morehead State University Description: Accepts outstanding books of all genres by Appalachian writers.
Writers will have the opportunity to interact with students.
Winners of the 88th Annual competition will be announced in our December 2019 issue.
The Writer’s Digest Annual Conference offers everything you need to advance your writing career creatively and professionally.To make sure that the correct essay is linked, click on “View Essay”on the list. :) That’s why my team and I conducted extensive research to not only find free, high-quality writing contests, but to also give you the best chance to win.Writers who have published a novel or a book-length collection of fiction with a traditional book publisher, or a minimum of three short stories or novellas in magazines or journals of national distribution are accepted.Deadline: TBD Sponsor: The César Egido Serrano Foundation Description: With over 40,000 participants last year, this prize invites authors to submit flash fiction in Spanish, English, Arabic, and Hebrew.Prize: 0 Deadline: 12/31/19 Sponsor: Black Caucus of the American Library Association Description: For literary fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books as well as first novels.Books written by African Americans and published the previous year accepted.However, we can accept essays written in other languages, if they are accompanied by translations in one of the accepted languages.You will not receive a confirmation email after submitting your essay.However, you can check if your essay has been successfully submitted by logging in and clicking on the “Essay List” (or “School List”) on the side menu.If your essay has been successfully submitted, it will appear on the list.