The contest is open to young people aged between 18 and 30 years old from any of the 43 countries of the Euro-Mediterranean area. This year’s theme is ‘Youths, Stereotypes and Radicalisation’.
The Aeon Award is a writing competition for short stories in any speculative fiction genre, i.e. fantasy, science fiction, horror or anything in-between. The winner will receive a cash prize of €1,000
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.
Essays may be submitted by anyone up to 25 years old. Theme: “Learning from Nature”. 1st prize winners will be invited to the award ceremony to be held in Tokyo.
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.
The competition is open to authors writing in English or any of the BCMS languages (Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, Montenegrin). There are three categories: Best Short Story, Best Poem and Best Essay.
• First Prize: £1000 cash and a course at Tŷ Newydd, The National Writers’ Centre for Wales • Second Prize: £500 • Third Prize: £250
£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 winner will receive $20,000 CDN. The top 50 poems selected by the editors will be published in the biennial Global Poetry Anthology.