Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers

Glimmer Train is accepting submissions for their quarterly Short Story Award for New Writers. Open only to writers who have not been published in a print publication with a circulation over 5,000.

Prizes: First place, $1500 and publication. Second place, $500. Third place, $300.00.

Reading fee: $15 per submission. No more than three submissions.

Deadline is August 31, 2014. For more information, please visit their website.


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Prism International’s Creative Non-Fiction Contest

University of British ColumbiaPRISM is now accepting submissions for the Creative Non-Fiction contest. Entries must be original, unpublished material, not under consideration elsewhere. PRISM will purchase First North American Serial Rights for all work accepted for publication.

Contest Deadline: November 21st, 2014.

Prize: $1,500 grand prize, $300 runner-up, $200 2nd runner-up

Entry fee: $35 Canadian entries; $40 US entries; $45 Int’l entries (includes a one-year subscription or extension)

For more information, visit http://prismmagazine.ca/contests/

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Bartleby Snopes Writing Contest: Dialogue Only!

SnopesIf you like a challenge and love great dialogue, this one might be for you. The Sixth Annual Bartleby Snopes Writing Contest wants stories told in dialogue only. No set directions, no fancy descriptions, not even any of that he said/she said business. Just dialogue. Under 2000 words.

Prizes:  First prize: $300 and publication; Second through Fifth place prizes vary.

Reading fee:  $10.00.

Deadline: September 15, 2014

For more information, please visit their website.


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The Hysteria Writing Competition

hysterectomylogoThe Hysteria Writing Competition is now open for entries from women only and is accepting submissions in the short story, flash fiction and poetry categories.

Prizes: Short Story Winner – £150.00; Flash Fiction Winner – £75.00; Poetry Winner – £75.00

Entry fee:  £5 for short stories and £3 for poems and flash fiction.

Deadline: August 31, 2014

For more information, please visit their website.


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