creative nonfiction

Writing Contests

Black Warrior Review
Entry Fee: 
$15
Deadline: 
September 1, 2021
Three prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Black Warrior Review are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Eduardo C. Corral will judge in poetry, K-Ming Chang will judge in fiction, and Su Cho will judge in nonfiction. Using only the online submission system, submit up to three poems of any length or a story or essay of no more than 7,000 words with a $15 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Black Warrior Review, by September 1. There is no entry fee for the first 600 Black and/or Indigenous writers who submit. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Individual Artist Fellowships

Delaware Division of the Arts
Entry Fee: 
$0
Deadline: 
August 2, 2021
Established Professional Fellowships of $6,000 each and Emerging Artist Fellowships of $3,000 each are given annually to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers who have lived in Delaware for at least one year prior to application. Using only the online submission system, submit an artist’s statement, a résumé, and 15 to 20 pages of poetry or prose by August 2. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

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