The prize is for a single unpublished poem written by an adult for children (aged 7–11). The entry fee is €12 per poem. A single prize of €1,000 will be awarded to the best poem.
All poems entered for the prize must be single poems with a maximum length of 50 lines and be no more than 1,000 words in total. Entry fees: AUD$20 and AUD$25. The winner will receive AUD$15,000. The runner-up (second-placed poem) will receive AUD$5,000.
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The competition is open to all writers around the world whether published or unpublished. Stories can be on any theme or subject. The maximum length of submissions is 4,000 words. The entry fee is £9. 1st prize is £1,000, 2nd prize is £500, 3rd prize is £250.
Entrants must be 16 years or over. Stories can be on any theme or subject but must be original and written in English. The entry fee is £8.Prizes:• 1st prize: £1,200• 2nd prize: £300• 3rd prize: £100
The Prize is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English. Submissions should be made by publishers only. There is a cash prize of £10,000 for the winning author. The competition is free to enter.
Murder or another serious crime or crimes must be at the heart of the story. The competition is free to enter. The winner will receive an advance against future royalties of $10,000.
The competition is open to books in any genre or form: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, novels, comics, illustrated albums, essays, cookbooks, geography books, or any other type imaginable. Entry is free. The winner will receive a cash prize of €8,000.
The Colorado Prize for Poetry is an international poetry book manuscript contest. Manuscripts must be at least 48 pages but no more than 100 pages. There is a $28 online entry fee. The winner receives a $2,000 honorarium and publication of his or her book.