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The HG Wells Short Story Competition

The HG Wells Short Story Competition

Founded by the world-renowned BBC Aeronautics Correspondent Reg Turnill and his wife, Margaret, to celebrate the life and works of HG Wells and encourage creative writing, especially among the young,

Ouen Press 2016 Short Story Competition

Ouen Press 2016 Short Story Competition

We are seeking to publish well written General Fiction, Travel Literature, and Biography if edgy! No genre, no children’s books, no poetry, no single short stories, no guide books, no recipe books.

International Short Story Writing Contest For School Children 2016

International Short Story Writing Contest For School Children 2016

We announce the second International Short Story Contest for school children, for the year 2016. The last date of submission of stories will be August 31st 2016. Results will be announced on the 15th of September.

The Short Story Day Africa Prize

The Short Story Day Africa Prize

From our ancestors’ first forays through the continent, to the contemporary diaspora spread around the world, people are eternally moving in, out and about the African continent.

2016 Etisalat Prize for Literature

2016 Etisalat Prize for Literature

Etisalat has announced its call for entries to the 2016 edition of the Pan-African Prize, Etisalat Prize for Literature. The Etisalat Prize for Literature celebrates new writers of African citizenship whose first fiction book (over 30,000 words) was published in the last twenty four (24) months. For the purposes of this definition, first book means first […]

2016 Call for Submission: Hemingway Shorts

2016 Call for Submission: Hemingway Shorts

The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park is pleased to announce a new and exciting venture which seeks to promote new creative writing, and is designed especially to capture new voices engaged in the creative writing process, in fiction.

Blue Earth Review’s Flash Creative Non-Fiction Contest 2016

Blue Earth Review’s Flash Creative Non-Fiction Contest 2016

Blue Earth Review publishes fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry. We try to publish the very best submissions we receive. 

Frieze Writer’s Prize 2016

Frieze Writer’s Prize 2016

Frieze Writer’s Prize 2016 is now open for entries. Frieze Writer’s Prize, the annual international award to discover and promote new art critics, is now open for entries. The winner will be commissioned to write a review for frieze and will be awarded GBP£2,000.

The 2016 Winter Tangerine Awards

The 2016 Winter Tangerine Awards

We aim to honor new and emerging poets and prose writers who are creating electric work. Entries will only be accepted from writers who have not yet published a novel or collection of any type. We don’t believe in reading or entry fees, so entries for the awards are free (though we do have optional tip […]

11th Mash Stories Competition 2016

11th Mash Stories Competition 2016

MASH competition aims to spot rock star quality storytellers. We like innovative ideas, but we are not keen on too many rules.