The 2016 Pluto Award

Yellow30 Sci-Fi Review LogoYellow30 Sci-Fi Review has opened submissions for the 2016 Pluto Award. Science fiction, fantasy, and alternate history books with publication dates during 2015 and/or 2016 are eligible. Books must have been reviewed by Yellow30 Sci-Fi Review between November 2015 and October 15, 2016 to be considered. Authors/publishers may submit books for review per the site’s submissions guidelines.

Prizes: A book review, and press releases when the 2016 Pluto Award Nominees are announced.
Deadline: Books must be reviewed by October 15, 2016
Entry fee: Free

For more information and submission guidelines, please visit their website.

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The 2015 RRofihe Trophy No-Fee Short Story Contest

Submissions are now being accepted for the 2015 RRofihe Trophy No-Fee Short Story Contest. Unpublished short stories between
3,500 and 5,000 words in length are considered.

Prizes: $500 cash, trophy, announcement & publication on anderbo.com
Deadline: October 15, 2015
Entry fee: Free

For more information and submission guidelines, please visit their website.

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carte blanche Is Accepting Submissions

carte blanche logocarte blanche, the literary journal of the Quebec Writers’ Federation, is currently accepting submissions of short fiction, creative nonfiction, memoir, personal essay, literary journalism, and more. They consider previously unpublished works up to 3500 words using narrative: a story that moves from some kind of a beginning to some kind of an end, are preferred.

Prizes: a modest honorarium and publication

Deadline: Submissions are open September 1, 2015 – January 1, 2016

Entry fee: Free

For more information and submission guidelines, please visit their website.


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2015 Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize

brooklyn film and artsThe Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize will be awarded to the best Brooklyn-focused non-fiction essay which is set in Brooklyn and is about Brooklyn and/or Brooklyn people/characters. They are seeking compelling Brooklyn stories from writers with a broad range of backgrounds and ages who can render Brooklyn’s rich soul and intangible qualities through the writer’s actual experiences in Brooklyn.

Prizes: $500
Deadline: November 15, 2015.
Entry fee: Free

For more information and submission guidelines, please visit their website.


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