The Yale Drama Series is an annual competition for emerging playwrights.Submissions must be original, unpublished full-length plays written in English.The competition is free to enter.The winner will be awarded the David Charles Horn Prize of $10,000, publication of his/her manuscript by Yale University Press, and a staged reading at Lincoln Center's Claire Tow Theater.
The competition is open to emerging writers.You may submit stories under 1000 words.$20 entry fee allows submit up to two stories (each under 1000 words).The winning writer will be awarded $3000 and publication in The Masters Review. Second and third place will be awarded $300 and $200, respectively, as well as publication in The Masters Review.
There 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: £150, £75, £50).
The Boston Review, an American political and literary magazine, has announced two contests:• Annual Poetry Contest• Aura Estrada Short Story ContestThere is an entry fee of US$20 for writers from the United States, Canada, and Western Europe.Contestants outside U.S., Canada, Western Europe, and those experiencing hardship may enter free of charge.The first prize winner in each contest receives US$1,000.