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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|
University of Texas
Dobie Paisano Fellowships
Two residencies, cosponsored by the Texas Institute of Letters, at a retreat west of Austin are given annually to writers who are native Texans, have lived in Texas for at least three years, or who have...
|$20||Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction||$25,000||Residency||1/14/13|
University of East Anglia
Charles Pick South Asian Fellowship
A six-month fellowship at the University of East Anglia, which includes a stipend of 10,000 euros (approximately $16,000), is given annually to an unpublished fiction writer or creative nonfiction writer...
|$0||Fiction, Creative Nonfiction||$16,000||Residency||1/31/13|