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Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition 2024
DescriptionThe competition is open to illustrators aged 16 to 39.

Each participant must submit a series of 5 illustrations.

The winner of the Golden Pinwheel Grand Award will receive an invitation to the next edition of China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair.

Deadline: 11 June 2024

Standard Chartered Weather Photographer of the Year 2024
DescriptionThe Royal Meteorological Society is looking for the best photographs from around the world that depict weather in its widest sense.

The competition is free to enter.

Prizes:
• Weather Photographer of the Year – £5,000
• Young Weather Photographer of the Year –£750
• Mobile Phone Weather Photographer of the Year – £2,500
• Climate Award – £1,000

Deadline: 18 June 2024

2024 McLellan Poetry Competition
DescriptionPoems should be of no more than 90 lines, in English, on any subject.

The entry fee is £7 for the first poem and £5 for each subsequent poem submitted on the same form. 

• 1st prize: £1,000
• 2nd prize: £250

Deadline: 2 June 2024

Global Peace Photo Award 2024
DescriptionThe competition is open to professional and amateur photographers from anywhere in the world.

There are two categories: single image category and a story category.

Entry is free.

The Peace Image of the Year will be honoured with a cash price of 7,000 €.

Deadline: 19 May 2024

JIA Illustration Award 2024
DescriptionThe JIA Illustration Award is an annual competition organized by Japan Illustrators' Association.

You can submit hand-painted illustrations, digital works and three-dimensional works. There is no theme.

The entry fee is 5,000 Yen per 1 image.

• Grand Prix: 500,000 Yen
• Gold Award: 200,000 Yen
• Platinum Award: 100,000 Yen

Deadline: 30 June 2024

Imagine 2200 – climate fiction short story contest 2024
DescriptionThe competition is open to anyone aged 18 years or older.

Short stories must be set anytime between today and the year 2200, and show a path to a clean, green, and just future.

The competition is free to enter.

• 1st prize: US$3,000
• 2nd prize: US$2,000
• 3rd prize: US$1,000

Deadline: 24 June 2024

Photography and Literature 2024
DescriptionThe competition is open to anyone.

You may submit one photo inspired by literature (poetry, prose, drama etc.).

The competition is free to enter.

• 1st prize: 800 €
• 2nd prize: 500 €
• 3rd prize: 300 €

Deadline: 16 May 2024

39th International Illustration Contest
DescriptionEach participant may submit one or more illustrations on the theme: ''Music''.

The competition is open to illustrators from around the world.

Entry is free.

The Grand Prize winner will receive USD $2,000 cash prize and Clip Studio Paint EX Activation Code.

Deadline: 18 April 2024

The SmokeLong Quarterly Award for Flash Fiction 2024
DescriptionThe competition is open to anyone over the age of 18.

Flash fictions must be in English. Your entry must be 1000 words or fewer, excluding the title.

Entry fees: from $16 to $32.

The grand prize winner will receive $2,500.

Deadline: 30 April 2024

XVII International Compostela Prize for Picture Books
DescriptionEntrants are asked to submit a project of picture book: a book in which the story is told through images, or through images and text that complement each other.

The competition is free to enter.

The winner will receive a cash prize of 9,000 €. The prize-winning work will be published by the Kalandraka.

Deadline: 16 May 2024