Anatomy of Awards: July/August 2016

From the July/August 2016 issue of
Poets & Writers Magazine

This issue’s Deadlines section lists a total of 67 contests with upcoming deadlines. Fifty-two (78 percent) of these contests charge entry fees ranging from $5 to $40. The median entry fee is $20. Together, the contests listed in Deadlines offer a total of $170,040 in available prize money (the median prize amount is $1,000) and are sponsored by 40 organizations. The charts below further break down the numbers behind Grants & Awards.