2014 Green River Writers Contests

Green River WritersThe Green River Writers are now accepting entries of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry of various lengths on various subjects for their 2014 annual contests.

Prizes:  Vary by category.

Entry fee:  $3-$5 for non-members.

Deadline: August 31, 2014

For more information, please visit their website.


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The Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize

malahat reviewThe Malahat Review, Canada’s premier literary magazine, invites entries from Canadian, American, and overseas authors for its Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize.The prize is awarded to the best work submitted to the magazine’s annual contest for a genre that embraces, but is not limited to, the personal essay, memoir, narrative nonfiction, social commentary, travel writing, historical accounts, and biography, all enhanced by such elements as description, dramatic scenes, dialogue, and characterization.

Prizes: One award of $1,000 CAD is given.

Entry fee:  $35 CAD for Canadian entries; $40 US for American entries; $45 US for entries from Mexico and outside North America.

Deadline: August 1, 2014

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Shelf Unbound Competition for Best Independently Published Book

Shelf Unbound book review magazine is looking for submission to their Shelf Unbound Writing Competition for Best Independently Published Book. All genres eligible, as long as they are independently published.

 

Prizes: Top five books receive editorial coverage in Shelf Unbound. Best book receives a year’s worth of full-page ads in the magazine.

Entry Fee: $40 per book

Deadline: October 1, 2014

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Katherine Paterson Prize for YA and Children’s Writing

Paterson-PrizeThe Vermont College of Fine Arts is now accepting original, unpublished stories under 10,000 words for the Katherine Paterson Prize for YA and Children’s Writing. The categories are:

Young Adult (YA)
Middle Grade (MG)
Picture Book or Writing for Young Children

Prizes: One first place winner receives $1000 and publication. Two honorable mentions receive $100 each, and are considered for publication.

Entry fee: $20.

Deadline: June 30th, 2014.

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Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize

Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize LogoHunger Mountain, the magazine of the Vermont College of Fine Arts, is now accepting original, unpublished stories under 10,000 words for the Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize.

Prizes: One first place winner receives $1000 and publication. Two honorable mentions receive $100 each, and are considered for publication.

Entry fee: $20.

Deadline: June 30th, 2014.

For more information, please visit their website.

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