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
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.
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is open to all authors writing in English regardless of nationality or residence, and it is open to published and unpublished authors alike.
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.
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.
The contest is sponsored by Winning Writers. You may submit one humor poem. The winner will receive $1,000.
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.
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.
• First Prize: £1000 cash and a course at Tŷ Newydd, The National Writers’ Centre for Wales • Second Prize: £500 • Third Prize: £250
The winner will receive $20,000 CDN. The top 50 poems selected by the editors will be published in the biennial Global Poetry Anthology.
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.
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
All poems entered for the prize will be single poems that have a maximum length of 50 lines. The winner will receive AUD$15,000.