June 17, 2024

The Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing 2024

Who may enter Participants must be first-generation residents of their country. “First-generation” can refer either to people born in another country who relocated, or to residents of a country whose parents were born elsewhere. Short description The competition is organized by the Restless Books, an independent, non-profit publisher located in Brooklyn, New York. “ The […]

The 2024 Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition

Who may enter The competition is open to entrants aged 18 or over. The entrant must not previously have had commercially published any whole children’s novel. Short description The Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition is an annual competition organized by The Times and Chicken House, a publishing company in the UK. “ To enter, you must have written […]

2024 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize

Deadline 22 April 2024 Who may enter The competition is open to anyone. Short description The Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize is an annual short fiction competition organized by the Australian Book Review. Entries must be a single, original story of 2,000 to 5,000 words, written in English. Stories can be on any subject and […]

PURORRELATO micro-story contest 2024

Short description The competition is organized by Casa África Consortium. “ Casa África launches the tenth edition of Purorrelato, its micro-story contest. The theme is free, although the micro-stories should be related to Africa in some way. The story could take place inside or outside the continent and its degree of relation with Africa could […]

2024 Perkoff Prize

Who may enter The competition is open to everyone except students and faculty at the  University of Missouri, United States. Short description The competition is organized by The Missouri Review, a literary magazine published at the University of Missouri. “ The Perkoff Prize is a tri-genre contest that awards $1000 and publication each to writers […]

Montreal International Poetry Prize 2024

Who may enter Entries may be submitted from anywhere in the world. All Entrants shall be of the age of majority in their legal jurisdiction of residency at the time of entry submission. Short description The prize is run by the Department of English at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Each entry must be an original, unpublished […]

2024 HG Wells Short Story Competition

Who may enter The competition is open to anyone. Short description “ The competition is founded by the world-renowned BBC Aeronautics Correspondent Reg Turnill and his wife, Margaret, to celebrate the life and works of HG Wells and encourage creative writing, especially among the young. This year’s theme is “The Fool”. Your story can be […]

Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2024

Who may enter The competition is open to anyone who has not published or signed a contract to publish a book-length work of fiction, life writing, or poetry, except for self-published works or poetry chapbooks. Short description The competition is organized by Wasafiri, a quarterly British literary magazine. The prize is judged in three categories: • Fiction • Poetry • […]

2024 International Essay Contest for Young People

Who may enter The competition is open to anyone up to 25 years old. There are two age categories: • Children (up to 14 years old) • Youth (15-25 years old) Short description This annual essay contest for young people is organized by the Goi Peace Foundation based in Japan. This year’s theme is “My Experience of Overcoming Conflict”. […]

2024 Earth.Org Photography Competition

Who may enter The competition is open to anyone. Short description The competition is organized by Earth.Org, a not-for-profit environmental organisation based in Hong Kong. “Earth.Org invites explorers, professional photographers and photographers working on the front line of wildlife conservation across the world to submit their photographs for the following categories: • Wildlife in Peril  • […]