The Financial Times and Bodley Head have launched an international essay writing competition for young writers. The winner will receive £1,000 and an e-publication with The Bodley Head.
The Caine Prize for African Writing is an annual literary award for the best short story by an African writer, published in the English language. The winner will receive a cash prize of £10,000.
This contest is organised by the Plough Arts Centre. Poems must be no more than 40 lines long. 1st prize: £1,000
The Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine is an annual international award for an unpublished poem on a medical subject.
All entries must be works of fiction. There is no set theme and stories may be written in any genre in adult or young adult literature.
The competition is open to all authors writing in English regardless of nationality or residence, and it is open to published and unpublished authors alike.
You may submit a collections of 20 to 24 pages of poems. Poems may be of any length. The poems should be for adults, in English.
The competition is open to anyone over the age of 18. Poems are invited that deal with any aspect of nature and place. 1st prize: £1000
There are no theme restrictions. The winner receives a $2,000 honorarium and the story is published in the fall/winter issue of Colorado Review.
Entries must be a single essay of 3,000 to 7,000 words, written in English. The winner will receive AU$5,000. The runner-up will receive AU $2,500.
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.
There is no restriction on theme or style. Poem length is restricted to 300 words. The winner will receive 1,000 €.
The prize is for a poem written by an adult for children, and the winner will receive €1,000 and publication in the summer issue of The Caterpillar.
The contest is sponsored by Winning Writers. You may submit one humor poem. The winner will receive $1,000.
The competition is open internationally to any poet writing in English.First prize: £1,000 Second prize: £750 Third prize: £250
The Jolley Prize is open to anyone in the world who is writing in English. Entries must be a single story of 2,000 to 5,000 words. The 2017 Jolley Prize is worth a total of AU$12,500.
You may submit stories and essays on any theme, up to 6,000 words each. The winning story and essay will each receive $1,500. Ten Honorable Mentions will receive $100 each.
Stories can be on any theme or subject. Prizes: £1000 first prize, £200 second prize, £100 third prize.
Stories can be on any theme. The maximum length of submissions is 4,000 words. Prizes for 2017 are: 1st prize – £1000, 2nd prize – £700, 3rd prize – £400.