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    NORTH CAROLINA WRITERS' NETWORK

    Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize
    Deadline: January 30, 2015

    Entry Fee: $25

    Details: A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a short story. The winning story is considered for publication in Thomas Wolfe Review.

    Submit: Submit two copies of a story of up to 12 pages with a $25 entry fee ($15 for NCWN members) by January 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Website: http://www.ncwriters.org
    E-mail
    address: hays@main.nc.us

     

    NEW MILLENIUM WRITINGS

    Entry Fee: $20
    Details: Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication in New Millennium Writings are given for a poem, a work of fiction, a work of short short fiction, and a work of nonfiction (including creative nonfiction). The prizes are given twice yearly for works that are previously unpublished or that were published in a journal with a circulation of less than 5,000.

    Submit: Submit up to three poems totaling no more than five pages, a work of fiction or creative nonfiction of up to 6,000 words, or a work of short short fiction of up to 1,000 words with a $20 entry fee, which includes a copy of the awards issue, by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Website: http://www.newmillenniumwritings.com
    E-mail
    address: alexis.williams@hotmail.com

     

    A ROOM OF HER OWN FOUNDATION

    Entry Fee: $15

    Details: Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Los Angeles Review are given twice yearly for a poem, a short story, a short short story, and an essay by women writers.

    Submit: Submit a poem of no more than 36 lines, a short story of up to 1,500 words, a short short story of up to 500 words, or an essay of up to 1,500 words with a $15 entry fee by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Website: http://www.aroho.org
    E-mail
    address: tracey@aroho.org

     

    CHATTAHOOCHEE REVIEW

    Entry Fee: $15
    Details: Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Chattahoochee Review are given annually for a short story and an essay.

    Submit: Using the online submission system, submit a story or essay of up to 5,000 words with a $15 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Chattahoochee Review, by January 31. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Website: http://thechattahoocheereview.gpc.edu/prizes.htm
    E-mail
    address: gpccr@gpc.edu

     

    WINTER ANTHOLOGY WRITING CONTEST

    Entry Fee: $10

    Details: A prize of $1,000 and publication in Winter Anthology is given annually for a group of poems, a single story or essay, or a full-length novel, novella, or collection of poetry, short stories, or essays. 

    Submit: Using the online submission system, submit a group of poems, a single story or essay, or a full-length manuscript of up to 50 pages with a $10 entry fee by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Website: http://www.winteranthology.com

     

    CRAZYHORSE 

    Entry Fee: $20

    Details: Three prizes of $2,000 each and publication in Crazyhorse are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay.

     

    Submit: Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems or a story or essay of up to 25 pages with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Crazyhorse, during the month of January. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Website: http://crazyhorse.cofc.edu

     

    DERRINGER AWARD

    Entry Fee:  N/A
    Details:  The Short Mystery Fiction Society established contest to honor
    excellence in short mystery fiction. Published stories only. Only society members can nominate stories, though author does not need to be a member.

    Awards: Best Flash Story (to 1,000 Words)

    Best Short Story (1,001 to 4,000 Words)

    Best Long Story (4,001 to 8,000 Words)

    Best Novelette (8,001 to 17,500 Words)

    Submit: Online/electronically to tony.rudzki@gmail.com
    Website:  http://shortmystery.blogspot.com/2008/08/smfs-derringer-awards-procedure.html#story

    GLIMMER TRAIN STANDARD SHORT STORY CONTEST

    Entry Fee: N/A
    Awards: $700 and publication
    Details: Maximum three stories per author per month. 12,000 words max. No minimum word count, but prefer pieces
    over 500 words.
    Submit: Contact - Glimmer Train Press, 4763 SW Maplewood, P.O. Box 80430,
    Portland, OR 97280-1430
    Website: http://www.glimmertrain.com/standard.html

     

    JAMES WHITE AWARD (UK)

    Entry Fee: N/A

    Awards: £200 and publication
    Details: Original short science fiction stories of not more than 6,000 words by non-professional writers. We will define science fiction broadly and stories with fantasy and/or horror elements will be considered. Stories should have an element of the extraordinary. Strong--experimental fiction is fine but this is a short story competition. Work with a strong plot - a beginning, middle and
    end - will be favoured.
    Submit: Electronically. Contact - The James White Award, 48 Spooners Drive, Park Street, St
    Albans, AL2 2HL, UK
    Website: http://www.jameswhiteaward.com/rules

     

    SPIRIT FIRST POETRY CONTEST

    Entry Fee: N/A
    Awards: $200, $150, $100
    Details: Poetry submissions - any length and any style. Must have Meditation, Mindfulness, Silence, Stillness,
    or Solitude/Peace as themes. May reflect any discipline, any faith, or none, and must be previously unpublished work.
    Submit: Electronically, to Meditate@SpiritFirst.org  Contact - Spirit First Poetry Contest, PO Box 8076, Langley Park, MD
    20787
    Website: http://www.spiritfirst.org/poetry_contest2015entry.html


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