Top Menu

Writing Competitions

A listing of Writing Competitions, Writing Prizes, Writing Awards, in closing date order.

31/01/2018
O Bheal International Five Words Competition
Annual five words international poetry competition

01/02/2018
Golfwell's Second Annual Golf Writing Competition
Open to International

05/02/2018
The Newcastle Short Story Award
The theme is open. 2000 word limit. You do not have to be a member of Hunter Writers Centre to enter the competition

14/02/2018
Black Cockatoo Art and Story Competition
WHO? Aboriginal youth aged 10-20 from rural or remote locations in Australia. WHAT? Short story of up to 5,000 words and/or art piece in any medium.

18/02/2018
The Tasmanian Writers' Prize 2018
The winner will receive a cash prize of $500 and publication in Tasmania 40°South.

25/02/2018
Atlantis Short Story Contest
Fiction and stories based on true events (Write fiction or non-fiction on your title page). No theme or genre restrictions

28/02/2018
Flash 500 Short Story Competition
UK Competition |

28/02/2018
The Memoir Magazine #MeToo Trigger Warning Nonfiction Essay Contest
The winning story will be awarded $500 and publication online.

01/03/2018
Writer Advice's Flash Memoir Contest
WriterAdvice seeks flash memoir, a personal life story from your life, running 750 words or less

31/03/2018
Cinnamon press Writing contest - Poetry
International entrants welcome.

31/03/2018
International Rubery Book Award
International entries welcome

31/03/2018
The Caterpillar Poetry Prize 2018
€1,000 for the best poem written by an adult for children aged 7–11. Judged by Chrissie Gittins. The winning poem will appear in the summer issue of The Caterpillar. Anyone over 16 can enter, as long as the poem is previously unpublished. Closing 31 March 2018. See thecaterpillarmagazine.com.

01/05/2018
2018 Bristol Short Story Prize
The competition is open to all writers around the world whether published or unpublished, UK or non-UK based.

31/05/2018
Cinnamon press Writing contest - short story
Open to beginners and established writers. International entries welcome.

30/06/2018
The Moth Short Story Prize 2018
The Prize is open to anyone (over 18), as long as the work is original and previously unpublished.

31/07/2018
Cinnamon press Writing contest - Debut novel
Open to those who have not had a novel previously published. (those with self-published novels may enter). International entries welcome.

error: Content is protected !!