1888 Center is a bookstore, gallery, nonprofit cultural center, and café located in the historic district of Old Towne Orange, California. Their bookstore hosts writing workshops, author events, and stocks its shelves with independent presses, influential storytellers, and literary journals. The nonprofit also publishes contemporary novellas, an annual anthology of international short stories, and community essays.
Find details about every creative writing competition—including poetry contests, short story competitions, essay contests, awards for novels, grants for translators, and more—that we’ve published in the Grants & Awards section of Poets & Writers Magazine during the past year. We carefully review the practices and policies of each contest before including it in the Writing Contests database, the most trusted resource for legitimate writing contests available anywhere.