Anatomy of Awards: March/April 2018

From the March/April 2018 issue of
Poets & Writers Magazine

This issue’s Deadlines section lists a total of 118 contests sponsored by 78 organizations, offering a total of 130 opportunities for writers and translators to win an estimated $617,810 in prize money. This is roughly 26 percent more money than was offered a year ago, in the March/April 2017 issue, when this section listed 121 contests sponsored by 81 organizations, offering a total of 135 opportunities to win an estimated $489,910.