Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Upcoming Writing Contests - April 12, 2011

Here’s a list of some upcoming writing contests with deadlines fast approaching.:
Writers’ Digest 19th Annual International Self-Published Awards - Deadline: April 15, 2011 (Click the link in the competition title for complete details & entry information.)

More than $17,000 in prizes!

Competition Categories include:
Mainstream/Literary Fiction
Genre Fiction
Nonfiction
Inspirational (Spiritual, New Age)
Life Stories (Biographies, Autobiographies, Family Histories, Memoirs)
Children's/Picture books
Middle-Grade/Young Adult books
Reference Books (Directories, Encyclopedias, Guide Books)
Poetry


Writers’ Digest 80th Annual Writing Competition - Deadline: May 2, 2011 (Click the link in the competition title for complete details & entry information.)

Grand Prize: $3,000 cash and a trip to New York City to meet with editors or agents.

Competition Categories include:
Inspirational Writing (Spiritual/Religious)
Memoirs/Personal Essay
Magazine Feature Article
Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.)
Mainstream/Literary Short Story
Rhyming Poetry
Non-rhyming Poetry
Stage Play
Television/Movie Script
Children's/Young Adult Fiction


Glimmer Train - Family Matters competition - Deadline: April 30 (Click the link in the competition title for complete details & entry information.)

First place wins $1,200 and publication in Issue 83 of Glimmer Train Stories. Second- and third-place winners receive $500/$300 (or if chosen for publication, $700).


The 2011 Pen Parentis Writing Fellowship for New Parents - Deadline: April 20 (Click the link in the competition title for complete details & entry information.)

In addition to a full year of promotion, a $1000 prize will be presented to the new Pen Parentis Writing Fellow at a public reading of the winning work in Manhattan on Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Good luck!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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