Three prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Black Warrior Review are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Vanessa Angélica Villarreal will judge...read more
Writing Contests, Grants & Awards
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.
Black Warrior Review
Three prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Dogwood are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Submit up to three poems totaling no more than 10...read more
Two prizes of $1,500 each and publication in the New Guard are given annually for a poem and a short story. Patricia Smith will judge in poetry and Rick Moody will...read more
Santa Fe Writers Project
A prize of $1,000 and publication by 2040 Books, an imprint of the Santa Fe Writers Project, is given annually for a book of fiction or creative nonfiction. Gish Jen will judge...read more