The Caine Prize for African Writing is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. 'An African writer’ is taken to mean someone who was born in Africa, or who is a national of an African country, or who has a parent who is African by birth or nationality.Submissions should be made by publishers only.The competition is free to enter.There is a cash prize of £10,000 for the winning author.
Magma’s Poetry Competition has two contests, one for short poems of up to 10 lines, and one for poems of 11 to 50 lines.The entry fees are £5 for the first poem, £4 for the second and £3.50 for the third and each subsequent poem.Prizes for a poem of 11–50 lines: 1st prize £1000; 2nd prize £300; 3rd prize £150.Prizes for a poem of up to 10 lines: 1st prize £1000; 2nd prize £300; 3rd prize £150.
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 $2,000 honorarium and publication of his or her book by the Center for Literary Publishing,