There are three categories: Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry. Entry to the contest requires a $24 fee. The winning story, essay, and poems will be published in the Winter 2018-19 issue of Ploughshares, and each writer will receive $2,000
The competition is open to all writers aged 16 and over. You should submit a full stage play script along with a one page synopsis. There is no theme. Entry is free. The winner will receive £6,000.
The competition is open to anyone. You may submit a maximum of three railway photos or one photographic series. Entry is free.Prizes• 1st Prize: 4,000 €• 2nd Prize: 2,000 €• Young Photographer’s Prize: 1,200 €
The 2018 competition theme is EX LIBRIS – EX LITTERA. All graphic techniques are eligible. The winner will receive a cash prize of 500 €. Entry is free.
You may submit photographs in any or all of three categories: Nature, People and Cities. The entry fee is US$15 per entry. One grand prize winner will receive $10,000. Two first place winners will receive $2,500.
The Yeovil Literary Prize is open to anyone over the age of 16. There are four categories: Novel (1st prize: £1000), Short Story (1st prize: £500), Poetry (1st prize: £500), Writing Without Restrictions (1st prize: £200). Entry fees: £5 – £12.
The Golden Turtle wildlife photography competition is open to anyone. Entry is free. All category winners will receive a cash prize of USD 1,000. The overall winner will receive a cash prize of USD 2,000.
The Bridport Prize is open to writers of any nationality writing in English, 16 years old and over. There are four categories: Poems, Short stories, Flash fiction and Novel. Entry fees: from £8 to £20. Over £18,000 in prize money.
The Alfred Fried Photography Award is open to professional and amateur photographers from anywhere in the world. Entry is free. The winner will receive a cash prize of € 10,000.
Cinema/Chicago has announced it is accepting submissions for the 54th Chicago International Film Festival poster design competition. Submissions require a $25 entry fee. The winning designer will receive a $2,500 cash prize.