You may submit stories and essays on any theme, up to 6,000 words each.The entry fee is $20.The winning story and essay will each receive $2,000. Ten Honorable Mentions will receive $100 each.
The competition is open to all writers around the world whether published or unpublished.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 £8. 1st prize is £1,000, 2nd prize is £700, 3rd prize is £400.
The contest is organised by Poetry London magazine. Poems must be in English. The maximum length is 80 lines. Prizes: • 1st prize: £5,000 • 2nd prize: £2,000 • 3rd prize: £1,000 • four commendations: £500
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 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 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.
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
Essays may be submitted by anyone up to 25 years old. This year's theme is “The Change I Want to Make”.Entry is free.1st prize winners will receive a cash prize of 100,000 Yen and will be invited to the award ceremony to be held in Tokyo.