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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.
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Ladies' Home Journal
Personal Essay Contest
A prize of $3,000 and possible publication in Ladies' Home Journal will be given annually for a personal essay on a theme. This year's theme is "the Best Decision I Ever Made." The editors will...
A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a first book of fiction by an LGBT author published in the United States or Canada during the previous year. Two prizes of $1,000 each are also given for books of...
|$35||Fiction, Creative Nonfiction||$1,000||12/5/13|