Entrants must be 16 years or over. Entries can be on any theme or subject. Maximum length is 300 words. The entry fee is £9.00 for one submission.Prizes:• 1st prize: £1,000• 2nd prize: £300• 3rd prize: £100
You may submit poems on any theme, up to 250 lines each.Entry fee: $12 per poem.Prizes:• The Tom Howard Prize: $1,500 for a poem in any style or genre.• The Margaret Reid Prize: $1,500 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style.
The competition is open to anyone aged 16 or over. Poems may be on any subject and in any form or style.Entry fees: £5 for first poem and £4 for subsequent poems.Prizes: £1,000, £500, £250.
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
This year’s theme is “Peace”. Your story can be set anywhere, feature any characters, and be written in any style. The length is 1,500 to 5,000 words. The competition for those 21 and under is free to enter. The competition for the over 21’s costs £10.
The competition is open to women of any nationality from any country. Stories can be between 300 and 3,000 words in length and can be on any subject. Entry fee: £10 per story. 1st prize: £5,000.
Entries must be original, unpublished and unbroadcast short story in the English language of 3,000 words or fewer. The story can be on any subject, in any style.Entry fee: €15 per story.Prizes:• 1st prize: €2,000• 2nd prize: €500
Poems should be of no more than 80 lines, in English, on any subject. The entry fee is £6 for the first poem. Prizes:• 1st prize: £1,500• 2nd prize: £300• 3rd prize: £150
The competition is organized by the Manchester Metropolitan University.There are two prizes:• £10,000 prize for the best short story of up to 2,500 words;• £10,000 prize for the best portfolio of three to five poems.The entry fee is £17.