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The Writing Contests, Grants & Awards database includes details about the creative writing contests—including poetry contests, short story competitions, essay contests, awards for novels, and more—that we’ve published in Poets & Writers Magazine during the past year. We carefully review the practices and policies of each contest before including it. Ours is the most trusted resource for legitimate writing contests available anywhere.
|Sponsor and Award||Entry Fee||Genre||Cash Prize||Prize includes||Application Deadline|
Henry Hazlitt Contest for Business Fiction
A prize of $500 and a $2,000 advance against royalties for publication by Fiscal Press will be given annually for a novel on the theme of business or entrepreneurship. The editors will judge. Using the...
Two prizes of $10,000 each are given annually for translations from French into English of a book of fiction and a book of nonfiction (including creative nonfiction) published in the current year....
|$0||Fiction, Creative Nonfiction||$10,000||12/31/12|
Friends of American Writers
A prize of up to $4,000 is given annually for a book of fiction or creative nonfiction published in the current year by a writer who is a resident of the Midwest or whose book features a Midwestern...
|$0||Fiction, Creative Nonfiction||$4,000||12/10/12|