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.• Editors' Prize (poems of up to 10 lines)1st prize: £1,0002nd prize: £3003rd prize: £150• Judge's Prize (poems of 11 to 50 line)1st prize: £1,0002nd prize: £3003rd prize: £150
The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is an annual award for unpublished short fiction. There are no restrictions on setting, genre or theme.Entrants must be citizens of a Commonwealth country.There will be five winners, one from each region (Africa, Asia, Canada and Europe, Caribbean, Pacific). The overall winner will receive £5,000 and the remaining four regional winners £2,500.The competition is free to enter.
The competition is open to any writer, regardless of nationality, aged 18 or older, who has never been the author of any published novel.You may submit only one manuscript written in the English language. Murder or another serious crime or crimes is at the heart of the story.The competition is free to enter.The winning manuscript will be published by Minotaur Books. The winner will receive an advance against future royalties of $10,000.
The Moth Poetry Prize is one of the biggest prizes in the world for a single unpublished poem. You can write on any subject and there is no line limitThe 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