Category: PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITIONS

Images can be submitted to the following eight categories:
• Aurorae
• Galaxies
• Our Moon
• Our Sun
• People and Space
• Planets, Comets and Asteroids
• Skyscapes
• Stars and Nebulae

Entry is free.

The overall winner will receive £10,000.

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Category: ART COMPETITIONS

The Awards are open to illustrators aged 18 or over.

Images entered for the competition must have been created or published after January 1, 2020.

There are two cash prizes:
• £2,000 for the Overall Professional Winner
• £1,000 for the Overall New Talent Winner

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Category: WRITING COMPETITIONS

Entrants are invited to submit a collection of 20 pages of poetry. The poems should be for adults, in English.

Entry fee: £28 for each entry.

First stage winners will have a pamphlet published and receive an equal share of the £2,000 cash prize. First stage winners may choose to enter the second stage by submitting an extended manuscript (another 30-plus pages). The final winner will have a book published, but not a pamphlet.

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Category: PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITIONS

The World Press Photo contest is only open to professional photographers.

There are eight categories:
• Contemporary Issues
• Environment
• General News
• Long­Term Projects
• Nature
• Portraits
• Sports
• Spot News

The competition is free to enter.

Prizes:
The World Press Photo of the Year: 5,000 €
The World Press Photo Story of the Year: 5,000 €

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Category: ART COMPETITIONS

Silent Manga is a story told entirely through illustration, without the use of dialogue. The theme of this edition is ''Moments of CRYING, SMILING and LOVE''.

The competition is free to enter.

• Grand Prix: ¥500,000
• Grand Prix Runner-Up: ¥300,000
• Excellence Award: ¥100,000
• Exellence Runner-Up: ¥30,000
• Honourable Mention: ¥10,000

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Category: WRITING COMPETITIONS

The competition welcomes entries from writers across the globe writing in English, aged 16 years old and over.

The competition has four categories: poetry, short stories, flash fiction and novel.

Entry fees: from £9 to £20.

Over £19,000 in prize money.

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Category: PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITIONS

BigPicture is open to all photographers worldwide.

The competition is organised by the California Academy of Sciences.

Entry fees: $25 for up to 10 single image submissions in any category

The Grand Prize winner will receive $5,000. The first place winners of the seven categories will each receive $1,000.

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Category: PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITIONS

The competition has the following categories:
Adult (over 18)
· Landscape
· Wildlife
· Indigenous Cultures
· Environmental Impact
· Patterns/Abstracts
Youth (age 13 to 18)
All youth entries, regardless of subject matter or style, will go into this single category.

The entry fee is $5 for each image submitted. Youth entries are free.

The Grand Prize winner will receive $1,000.

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Category: ART COMPETITIONS

The competition is open to all artists from around the world. Entrants must be 18 years or over.

Accepted Media: sculpture, painting, drawing, original print, photography, ceramic, mixed media, installation, video art and/or moving image, digital art.

Entry fees: from £25 (1 entry) to £45 (4 entries).

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

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Category: WRITING COMPETITIONS

The prize is for a single unpublished poem written by an adult for children aged 7–11.

The entry fee is €14 per poem.

A single prize of €1,000 will be awarded to the best poem.

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