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And, lo and behold, the people behind the contest quickly wrote back to tell me my poem had been selected as a winner! I was speechless with honor. Of the thousands of poets who must have submitted to the contest — no doubt many of them adults much wiser and more skilled than me — my poem had been chosen to be featured in an exclusive, hardcover anthology!
And honored on a something-karat-gold plaque!
Sadly, not much has changed when it comes to companies trying to take advantage of writers who want a chance at recognition and maybe a little bit of money. Here are 31 reputable, well-reviewed, free writing contests for poets, fiction writers, essayists and more.
Fiction and nonfiction writing contests Ready to share your novel or personal essay with the world? Submissions must be short stories or novelettes up to 17, words in the genre of science fiction or fantasy, and new and amateur writers are welcome to apply.
Quarterly on January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1.
If you live in the U. The judges look for winners who push the boundaries of traditional literary nonfiction. Contest is every other year, with the last one running in The deadline was January 31st.
You may submit an unpublished manuscript of short stories, two or more novellas or a combination of novellas and short stories.
Your total word count should be between and typed pages. Annual submissions must be postmarked between May 1 through June Tony Hillerman Prize Presented by St.
Francis College Literary Prize This biannual prize honors mid-career writers who have recently published their third, fourth or fifth work of fiction. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY to deliver a talk on their work and teach a mini-workshop in fiction to St.
Biannually; the deadline for work published between June and May has not yet been announced. Submit any novel or short story published or scheduled to be published in the calendar year. Annually in the fall most recently in August or September. Deadline for submissions for awards was December 31, Deadline for awards TBA.
See individual contest pages. They are expected to participate in the Lake Forest Literary Festival and give presentations. Annually; has passed and deadline is not yet announced.
You may submit up to two manuscripts. Submissions must be postmarked between May 1 and September 30 each year. Eligible authors should submit a work of fiction, such as a novel or short story collection, published in the calendar year.
Annually; deadline has not yet been announced. Annually on October 31 for books published that calendar year. Submissions should be four to 10 pages up to 2, wordsand five authors will be chosen to read and discuss their submissions at the annual December event.
Submissions must be published in the prior year so books published in are eligible for the award. Annual submission window is September 1 through December Annually in the last quarter of the year; the deadline has not yet been announced.
Submissions may be adult or YA novels.To my amazing students and their wonderful parents, Each student will maintain a writer's notebook for my class. Every day, we will write in it. Whether it takes its shape inside a composition book, a spiral notebook, or something leather-bound and fancier, when students enter my class, the first tool that finds their desktops is their writer's notebooks.
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