Poetry, non-fiction, and fiction - monthly contests.
You may or may not need to become a member of the site to participate.
Prizes: $100 and others
PENN COVE LITERARY ARTS AWARD
Submit prose poetry, creative non-fiction, fiction, and children/young adult topics up to 1,000 words. The first story that "knocks the judges' socks off" each month is declared the winner.
See the website for submission guidelines.
SCRIBOPHILE WRITING CONTESTS
See website for themes each month for short-stories, flash fiction, and poetry.
Prizes: Awarded bi-monthly or quarterly in the form of $50 to $100 Amazon gift certificates
WRITER'S DIGEST YOUR STORY COMPETITION
See website for the short, open-ended prompt and submit your short story of 750 words or less based upon the prompt.
Prizes: Bi-monthly, $100 in Writer's Digest books.