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Creative Nonfiction Contest

Creative Nonfiction Contest

A prize of $1,000 and publication in the Northern Colorado Writers anthology Pooled Ink is given annually for a work of creative nonfiction. Laura Pritchett will judge. Submit an essay or excerpt of a longer work of creative nonfiction of up to 5,000 words with a $20 entry fee by June 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

New Millennium Awards

New Millennium Awards

Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication in New Millennium Writings and on the journal's website are given twice yearly for a poem, a short story, a short short story, and an essay that have not appeared in a print publication with a circulation over 5,000. Submit up to three poems totaling no more than five pages, a short short story of up to 1,000 words, or a story or essay of up to 6,000 words with a $20 entry fee by June 17. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Summer Writers' Contest

Summer Writers' Contest

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Wag's Revue is given twice yearly for a poem or group of poems, a short story, or an essay. All entries are considered for publication. The editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit up to 10 pages of poetry or up to 10,000 words of prose with a $20 entry fee by August 31. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Arts & Letters Prizes

Arts & Letters Prizes

Three prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Arts & Letters Journal of Contemporary Culture are given annually for a group of poems, a short story, and an essay. Beth Gylys will judge in poetry, Jayne Anne Phillips will judge in fiction, and Bret Lott will judge in creative nonfiction. Submit up to eight pages of poetry or 25 pages of prose with a $15 entry fee ($17 for electronic submissions), which includes a subscription to Arts & Letters Journal of Contemporary Culture, by March 24. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Literary Awards

Literary Awards

Three prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Bellingham Review are given annually for works of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The 49th Parallel Poetry Award is given for a poem or group of poems of any style or length; Kathleen Flenniken will judge. The Tobias Wolff Award for Fiction is given for a short story; Shawn Wong will judge. The Annie Dillard Award for Creative Nonfiction is given for an essay; Joy Castro will judge. Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems or a story or essay of up to 6,000 words with a $20 entry fee ($10 for each additional entry), which includes a subscription to Bellingham Review, by March 15. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Literary Prizes

Literary Prizes

Three prizes of $2,000 each and publication in Crab Orchard Review are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Using the online submission system, submit a single poem of up to five pages, a short story of up to 6,000 words, or an essay of up to 6,500 words with a $22.50 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Crab Orchard Review, by April 21. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Writing Contest

Writing Contest

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in New South are given annually for a poem and a story or an essay. Brian Oliu will judge in poetry; Christopher Merkner will judge in prose. Submit up to three poems or up to 9,000 words of prose with a $15 entry fee, which includes a subscription to New South, by March 15. All entries are considered for publication. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Prize in Literature

Prize in Literature

A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a poem, a short story, or an essay that addresses the theme of ecology. Alan Leslie Combs and David Vaux will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a poem of any length or up to 5,000 words of prose and a $30 entry fee by November 18. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Annual Writing Competition

Annual Writing Competition

A prize of $3,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to New York City to meet with editors and agents is given annually for a poem, a short story, or an essay. Prizes of $1,000 each are also given for a work in each genre. Submit a poem of up to 32 lines, a story of up to 4,000 words, or an essay of up to 2,000 words by June 3. The entry fee for poetry is $15 ($10 for each additional poem) before May 6, and $20 thereafter. The entry fee for prose is $27 ($20 for each additional entry) before May 6, and $32 thereafter. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Fellowship Competition

Fellowship Competition

A prize of $1,000, publication in Quarterly West, and tuition to attend the Writers at Work Conference in Alta, Utah, in June is given annually for a group of poems, a short story or a novel excerpt, and an essay. Writers who have not published a book in the genre in which they are applying are eligible. Using the online submission system, submit up to six poems totaling no more than 10 pages or up to 5,000 words of prose with a $25 entry fee by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.