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    Prose / May 25, 2019 (deadline) May 25, 2019

    Brick Lane Bookshop Short Story Prize

    With the aim to celebrate short stories and to give emerging writers encouragement and a little financial space to write, the inaugural Brick Lane Bookshop Short Story Prize is now open for submissions. Stories..

    Prose / July 30, 2019 (deadline) July 30, 2019

    Lumberloft Press 2019 Short Fiction Contest

    Lumberloft Press is seeking talented, unpublished authors to feature in their upcoming Short Fiction Compilation. Original stories up to 5,000 words in length that have never been published or featured..

    Prose / August 31, 2019 (deadline) August 31, 2019

    Kindle Storyteller Award 2019

    Organised by Amazon, the Kindle Storyteller Award is open to submissions of new English-language books in any genre. Titles must be previously unpublished and be available as an eBook and in print via..

    Prose / June 30, 2019 (deadline) June 30, 2019

    Drue Heinz Literature Prize 2019

    The Drue Heinz Literature Prize recognizes and supports writers of short fiction and makes their work available to readers around the world. Eligible submissions include an unpublished manuscript of..

    Poetry / April 30, 2019 (deadline) April 30, 2019

    Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize Competition 2019

    The University of Pittsburgh Press announces the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize for a first full-length book of poems. Manuscripts should be between 48 and 100 pages. You should also include your..

    Multiple Disciplines / September 20, 2019 (deadline) September 20, 2019

    Manchester Writing Competition 2019

    Established by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy in 2008, the Manchester Writing Competition is the UK’s biggest literary awards for unpublished work. Designed to encourage and celebrate new writing across..

    Prose / May 1, 2019 (deadline) May 1, 2019

    The Teignmouth Short Fiction Prize

    The Teignmouth Prize is now accepting entries of short fiction on any theme and of any length up to 5000 words (including title). Entries accepted in English from any country. By entering you affirm..

    Prose / June 9, 2019 (deadline) June 9, 2019

    Bath Flash Fiction Award 2019

    With a goal of promoting flash fiction for both writers and readers and to bring the genre to a wider audience, the Bath Flash Fiction Award 2019 is now open for entries. Entries can be on any theme..

    Poetry / July 31, 2019 (deadline) July 31, 2019

    Winchester Poetry Prize 2019

    Organised by Winchester Poetry Festival, the Winchester Poetry Prize aims to surprise and delight. Following its launch in 2016, the Winchester Poetry Prize is now an annual competition. Poems may be..

    Multiple Disciplines / May 15, 2019 (deadline) May 15, 2019

    Ploughshares Emerging Writer's Contest 2019

    Organised by Ploughshares, an American literary journal, the Emerging Writer’s Contest is open worldwide to writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry who have yet to publish or self-publish a book. There..

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