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.

Fairy Tale Review

Cash Prize: $1,000
Entry Fee: $10
Application Deadline: 7/15/17

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Fairy Tale Review are given annually for a group of poems and a work of fiction or creative nonfiction influenced by fairy...

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Mudfish

Cash Prize: $1,200
Entry Fee: $20
Application Deadline: 7/15/17
Genre: Poetry

A prize of $1,200 and publication in Mudfish is given annually for a poem. Philip Schultz will judge. Submit up to three poems of any length with a $20 entry fee ($3 for...

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