Author: Writer's Edit

Opportunities: May 2017

The Writer Magazine Spring Cleaning Contest The Writer magazine is open to entries for its Spring Cleaning short story contest, encouraging writers to clean out their 'draft' folders, choose a draft and polish it up for submission. There is no theme and no genre restriction. Entries must be 2000 words …

Opportunities: April 2017

Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize Australian Book Review welcomes entries to its annual Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize. Entries are open to writers worldwide and should be between 2000 and 5000 words. Entry fees range from $15–25AUD. First prize is $7000AUD and there are supplementary prizes of $2000, $1000 and 3 …

Writer’s Edit Launches New Fantasy Fiction Imprint

Hello readers and writers! We've got massive news to share with you today... Writer's Edit has launched a new fantasy fiction imprint: Talem Press!   Talem Press is a new publisher of fantasy books, and is an imprint of Writer’s Edit Press. Founded in February 2017, they're a completely independent, Sydney-based …

Opportunities: March 2017

Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction The Colorado Review invites entries for the 2017 Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction. USD$2000 and publication will be awarded for the best short story. Stories must be at least 10 pages (or 2500 words) but no more than 50 pages (12,500 words). USD$15 entry fee. Entries …

Opportunities: February 2017

Creative Nonfiction 'Adaptation' Competition Creative Nonfiction magazine seeks submissions for its summer 2017 issue on the theme of 'adaptation'. Original essays, personal stories and profiles are all welcome. $3500 will be awarded for the best essay, and all submissions will be considered for publication. 4000 word limit. Open internationally. $20 reading fee. Submissions …

Opportunities: January 2017

James Knudsen Prize for Fiction Bayou Magazine invites entries to its annual James Knudsen Prize for Fiction. Submissions must be original, previously unpublished work of fiction up to 7500 words. First prize is $1000USD and a year’s subscription to Bayou Magazine. All entries will be considered for publication. $20 reading fee, which …

Opportunities: November & December 2016

Writer's Digest Popular Fiction Awards Writer's Digest is open for entries to its Popular Fiction Awards. Entrants may submit short fiction up to 4000 words in one of the following genres: mystery/crime, horror, romance, science fiction/fantasy, and young adult. One Grand Prize winner and one First Prize winner in each category …