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The 2024 Colorado Prize for Poetry

The Colorado Prize for Poetry is an international poetry book manuscript contest.
Manuscripts must be at least 48 pages but no more than 100 pages.

There is a $28 online entry fee, which includes a one-year subscription to Colorado Review.

The winner receives a $2,500 honorarium.

Deadline: 14 January 2024

Concrete in Life 2023 Global Photography Competition

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GGCA) has launched the 5th international photography competition ''Concrete in Life''.

The competition is open to anyone 18 years of age or over.

Entry is free.

The overall winner will receive $10,000, and the remaining category winners will each receive $2,500.

Deadline: 15 November 2023

CafĂŠ Writers Open Poetry Competition 2023

You may submit poems of up to 40 lines. Entries must be your own original work and in English.

Entry fees: ÂŁ4 per poem or ÂŁ10 for 3 poems.

• 1st £1,000
• 2nd £300
• 3rd £200

Deadline: 30 November 2023

NomadHer Illustration Competition 2023

NomadHer opens an illustration competition for the official poster of the globetrotter festival 2023.

The competition is open to female illustrators from around the world.

• 1st Prize: $500
• 2nd Prize: $300
• 3rd Prize: $200

The competition is free to enter.

Deadline: 3 October 2023

2024 Leica Women Foto Project Award

The competition is open to residents of the United States, United Kingdom, Mexico, and Canada who are at least 21 years of age.

Entrans may submit a series of 10 images. The series must tell a single story through a woman’s perspective.

One winner in each region will receive:
•  $10,000 USD
• Leica SL2-S camera and Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70 f/2.8 ASPH lens.

Deadline: 7 November 2023

The Moth Poetry Prize 2023

The Moth Poetry Prize is one of the biggest prizes in the world for a single unpublished poem.

The competition is open to anyone over the age of 16.

The entry fee is €15 per poem.

• 1st prize: 6,000 €
• 3 runner-up prizes of €1,000
• 8 prizes of €250 for commended poems

Deadline: 31 December 2023

37th International Illustration Contest

Each participant may submit one or more illustrations on the theme: ''Nature''.

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: 4 October 2023

Environmental Photography Award 2024

The award is open to anyone aged 18 or over.

There are 5 categories: Polar Wonders | Humanity Versus Nature | Ocean Worlds | Into the Forest | Change Makers: Reasons for Hope.

The competition is free to enter.

The Grand Prize Winner will receive 5,000 €.

Deadline: 5 November 2023

2023 Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize

The competition is organized by Overland, an Australian literary and cultural magazine.

This is a prize for original pieces of short fiction written in English, up to 3000 words in length.

Entry fee: $12 AUD for subscribers and $20 AUD for non-subscribers.

The winner will receive $5,000 AUD. Two runners-up will each receive $750 AUD.

Deadline: 20 October 2023
2024 Fumetto International Comic Competition

The competition is open to anyone.

This year's theme is „Fleisch“, meaning flesh or meat. You may submit only one comic (story in picture form, 4 pages maximum).

The competition is free to enter.

Deadline: 1 December 2023