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 Prize is open to poets who were born in Africa, or who are nationals of an African country, or whose parents are African. Each entrant must submit 10 poems to be eligible. Entry is free. The winner will receive £3000.
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.
The competition is open to anyone aged 15 and over. There are two categories:• Short Story (up to 4,000 words),• Poetry (up to 50 lines).The entry fee is £5.The Magic Oxygen Literary Prize has a prize fund of £3,000.
The competition is open to anyone aged 16 and over. Poems may be on any subject and in any form or style.Entry fee: £5 per poem.Prizes:• 1st Prize: £1,000• 2nd Prize: £300• 3rd Prize: £100• Plus 4 x £50
The short story should have a maximum of 2,500 words. Food and Drink has to be at the heart of the tale. Entries must be submitted in English.Entry fee: £10 for each submitted short story.The winner will receive £10,000.
You may submit your own original, unpublished poem in English, maximum of 40 lines on one side of A4.Entry fees: £4 per poem or £10 for 3 poems and £2 per poem thereafter.Prizes:1st £1,0002nd £3003rd £200
The competition is open to anyone aged 18 and over. The poem/s may be on any subject; 40 lines of text maximum, no minimum. The first poem submitted costs £7.50. Subsequent entries in the same submission cost £5 per poem. The 1st prize winner will receive £2000.