I posted five contest links yesterday, and today I've got a few more to add.
''Dear Lucky Agent'' Contest: Middle Grade and Young Adult (with agent Regina Brooks)
This contest is running over at GLA (Guide to Literary Agents) and it's a cool one. If my YA book was ready, I'd be jumping on this one. Details and entry guidelines are available at the GLA website.
The New Letters Literary Awards
This is really three contests rolled into one. The $1,500 New Letters Prize for Poetry for the best 2010 group of three to six poems, the $1,500 Dorothy Churchill Cappon Prize for the Essay for the 2010 best essay, and the $1,500 Alexander Patterson Cappon Prize for Fiction for the best 2010 short story. For more information visit the New Letters website. Postmark deadline is May 18th.
Family Matters contest from Glimmer Train Press Inc.
Glimmer Train Press is looking for original, unpublished short stories about family. There's a $15 reading fee, and the prizes are as follows: 1st place wins $1,200, publication in Glimmer Train Stories, and 20 copies of that issue, 2nd-place: $500, and 3rd-place:$300
The 79th Annual WD Writing Competition
Win a trip to New York City! GRAND PRIZE: $3,000 cash and a trip to New York City to meet with editors or agents. Writer's Digest will fly you and a guest to The Big Apple, where you'll spend three days and two nights in the publishing capital of the world. While you're there, a Writer's Digest editor will escort you to meet and share your work with four editors or agents! Entry Deadline: May 14, 2010.