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2024 Wells Festival of Literature's Competitions
DescriptionThere are four competitions:
• Open Poetry Competition (£6 per entry; prizes: £1000, £500, £250);
• Short Story Competition (£6 per entry; prizes: £750, £300, £200);
• Book for Children Competition (£6 per entry; prizes: £750, £300, £200);
• Young Poets Competition (£3 per entry; prizes: £200, £150, £100).

Deadline: 30 June 2024

2024 ShinHan Postcard Art Contest
DescriptionThe competition is open to art-lovers aged 4-18 years from all over the world.

This year's theme is "My Future with AI: Building a Brighter Tomorrow."

The competition is free to enter.

The Grand Prize Winner will receive US $ 2,000.

Deadline: 31 May 2024

The Moth Short Story Prize 2024
DescriptionThe Moth Short Story Prize is an international prize, open to anyone over the age of 16.

You can enter as many stories as you like.

The entry fee is 15 € per story.

• 1st prize: 3,000 €
• 2nd prize: a week-long writing retreat at Circle of Misse in France
• 3rd prize: 1,000 €

Deadline: 30 June 2024

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest 2024
DescriptionYou may submit poems on any theme, up to 250 lines each.

Entry fee: $22 per submission of 1-3 poems.

• Tom Howard Prize : $3,000 for a poem in any style or genre
• Margaret Reid Prize: $3,000 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style
• Honorable Mentions: 10 awards of $300 each (any style)

Deadline: 1 October 2024

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.

• 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

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

Poetry London Prize 2024
DescriptionThe competition is organized by Poetry London magazine.

Entries must be in English. The maximum length is 80 lines.

For Poetry London subscribers the entry fee is £5 per poem; for non-subscribers £10.

• 1st prize: £5,000
• 2nd prize: £2,000
• 3rd prize: £1,000

Deadline: 30 June 2024