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International Competition (July-September 2011)

28 Jun

from Wahyu Awaludin:

Writing Contests with Multiple Categories

Terrain 2nd Annual Contest

Poetry entries should consist of 3-5 poems or 1 long poem. Fiction, nonfiction and essay entries may have up to 7,000 words.

Prizes: 1st: $250 and publication. 2nd: Publication. Winners per genre.

Deadline: August 1, 2011

Fees: $10

http://www.terrain.org/contest/

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H.O.W. Journal Writing Contests

Fiction and nonfiction entries are limited to 12,000 words. Up to 10 poems may also be submitted.

Prizes: Fiction and nonfiction: 1st: $500; 2nd: $200; 3rd: $100. Poetry: 1st: $500. Winners receive publication.

Deadline: August 15, 2011

Fees: Fiction and nonfiction: $20; Poetry: $5.

http://www.howjournal.com/submit-contests.html

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United Planet Day Contest

The maximum length for submission is 2,500 words. Examples include fiction, creative non-fiction, or poetry pieces inspired by volunteer work, community service, or other personal interactions that deal with the subject of intercommunication and friendship.

Prizes: 1st: Choice of either one United Planet Volunteer Abroad Quest or $300.

Deadline: September 23, 2011

Fees: None

http://www.unitedplanet.org/united-planet-day-contest

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The Best Short Writing in the World

Authors may submit short stories of up to 1,500 words or poetry of up to 40 lines.

Prizes: 1st: 1 year subscription to Stack Magazines and a selection of magazines. Runners-up: 3 month subscriptions. Winners receive publication.

Deadline: September 30, 2011

Fees: £1

http://fleetingmagazine.com/20
11/06/15/fiction-poetry-competition

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Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award

There are separate awards for first books of poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction.

Prizes: Possible $500 honoraria and material recognition.

Deadline: July 25, 2011

Fees: None

http://tinyurl.com/6cmgn7b

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The Tenth Glass Woman Prize

This prize will be awarded for a work of short fiction or creative non-fiction (prose) written by a woman. Submissions should contain between 50 and 5,000 words.

Prizes: 1st: $500; 2nd: $100; 3rd: $50.

Deadline: September 21, 2011

Fees: None

http://www.sigriddaughter.com/GlassWomanPrizeGuidelines.htm

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Indie Book Awards

Authors may submit to any of 60 categories.

Prizes: Winners may be awarded between $100 and $1,500.

Deadline: July 31, 2011

Fees: $75

http://www.indiebookawards.com/

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Wells Festival of Literature

Poetry entries should not exceed 40 lines. Short stories should be between 1,800 and 2,000 words in length.

Prizes: 1st: £500; 2nd: £200; 3rd: £100; Wyvern Prize, £100.

Deadline: July 31, 2011

Fees: £5

http://www.wellslitfest.org.uk/competitions.php

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Tennessee Williams Writing Contests

Authors may enter short stories, poems, or one-act plays. 1st place prizes may include VIP All-Access Festival passes, publication, public readings and full productions at the Festival, hotel and airfare to attend the Festival, and more.

Prizes: Fiction and one-act plays: $1,500. Poetry: $1,000

Deadline: Fiction – November 15, 2011; One-act play – November 1, 2011; Poetry – August 18, 2011.

Fees: Fiction and one-act plays: $25; Poetry: $20.

http://www.tennesseewilliams.net/index.php?topic=contests

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Fiction Writing Contests

Hay Short Story Competition

Stories should contain no more than 2,000 words.

Prizes: 1st: £400; 2nd: £200; 3rd: £100.

Deadline: July 31, 2011

Fees: £6

http://www.hayshortstory.com/Hay-Short-Story-Home.html

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HISSAC Writing Contest

All stories on any theme are welcome. Maximum word count is 2,500.

Prizes: 1st: £400; 2nd: £50; 3rd: £50.

Deadline: July 31, 2011

Fees: £5 per story, or 3 entries for £12.

http://www.hissac.co.uk/2005_competition.html

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Salem Literary Festival National Writing Contest

Choose a childhood fairy tale or story from classic literature and rewrite it, or mash-up some old favorites with a modern twist! Manuscripts should be a maximum of 3,000 words.

Prizes: $200 honorarium.

Deadline: August 15, 2011

Fees: $25

http://www.salemlitfest.com/writingcontest

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Ligonier Valley Writers’ Flash Fiction Contest

Flash fiction pieces must contain no more than 1,000 words and the setting must be a burial place.

Prizes: 1st: $50; 2nd: $25; 3rd: $15.

Fees: None

http://www.lvwonline.org/Shapshifters.html

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2011 FSF Short Story Contest for Adults and Students

Authors should submit stories containing no more than 3,000 words.

Prizes: Adults – 1st: $1,000; Three runner-ups: $200. Students – 1st: $250; Three runner-ups: $100.

Deadline: July 16, 2011

Fees: $25 for adult contestants. Free for students.

http://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/EDU/Alt.aspx?id=28545

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The Manchester Fiction Prize

All entrants are asked to submit a complete short story of up to 3,000 words in length.

Prizes: £10,000

Deadline: August 12, 2011

Fees: £15

http://www.manchesterwritingcompetition.co.uk/fiction/index.php

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OWC Short Story Contest

The word limit for this writing contest is a maximum of 2,500.

Prizes: 1st: $200; 2nd: $100; 3rd: $50.

Deadline: August 15, 2011

Fees: $10/OWC member, $15/non-member.

http://oregonwriterscolony.org/short-story-contest/

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Nonfiction/Essay Writing Contests

Torrey House Press’ Creative Literary Nonfiction Contest

Submissions should contain between 2,000 and 10,000 words and should adhere to the theme of Colorado Plateau and the West.

Prizes: 1st: $1,000; 2nd: $250; 3rd: $100. Winners receive publication.

Deadline: September 30, 2011

Fees: $25

http://torreyhouse.com/publishing-your-work-writing-contest/writing-contest/

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Remember in November Contest for Creative Nonfiction

Memoir excerpts and personal essays with fall themes are eligible for entry. Essays should contain no more than 3,500 words.

Prizes: 1st: $150; 2nd: $75; 3rd: $50; 3 Honorable Mentions: $10.

Deadline: September 15, 2011

Fees: $10

http://hippocampusmagazine.submishmash.com/Submit/5503/Account

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Best Summer Vacation Contest

Your travel story should be at least 150 words in length.

Prizes: 1st: $300 Travelocity Gift Card; 2nd: $150 Travelocity Gift Card; 3rd: $50 Travelocity Gift Card.

Deadline: September 15, 2011

Fees: None

http://www.direct-passportvisas.com/best-summer-vacation.html

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Poetry Contests

2011 Rattle Poetry Prize

Send no more than four poems per entry. There is no line-limit. Poems may be any length, any style, or any subject.

Prizes: 15 finalists: $100; Grand Prize: $5,000.

Deadline: September 15, 2011

Fees: $18

http://www.rattle.com/rpp/hardguide.htm

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Geist Erasure Poetry Contest

Entrants are to erase words and letters from a provided passage. The leftover words and letters will form your poem.

Prizes: 1st: Geist Erasure Trophy and $500; 2nd: $150; 3rd: $100. Winners receive publication.

Deadline: July 15, 2011

Fees: $20

http://www.geist.com/erasure-contest

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Menopause Press Summer of Poetry Competition

Poems should not exceed 32 lines in length.

Prizes: 1st: $75; 2nd: $50; 3rd: $25. Winners receive online publication.

Deadline: August 30, 2011

Fees: $15 first poem, $12 second poem, $12 third poem.

http://menopausepress.net/?page_id=74

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OWC Poetry Contest

Poets may submit up to three poems per entry, any form or style, original and unpublished.

Prizes: 1st: $100; 2nd: $50; 3rd: $25.

Deadline: August 15, 2011

Fees: $10/OWC member, $15/non-member.

http://oregonwriterscolony.org
/elizabeth-bolton-poetry-contest/

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World Poetry Movement Competition

All poems must be 20 lines or less. Multiple entries are not acceptable and will result in disqualification.

Prizes: Grand Prize: $1,000; 40 First Prizes: Limited Edition 24 karat gold clad medals (retail value $125); 74 Second Place Prizes: Limited Edition silver clad medals.

Deadline: August 31, 2011

Fees: None

http://www.poetrymillions.com/
official-rules/

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