The Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize 2021

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The Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize 2021 is open to Australian citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia until June 4th 2021. There is no theme but poetry must not exceed 50 lines. Entry fee: $6 per poem (up to 5) First prize: $30000 Runners up: $500 Full details here.

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Glittery Literary Writing Contest

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The Glittery Literary Writing Contest is open internationally until 30th April 2021. There are two categories – Short Story and Long Story. Entries must be fiction but can be any genre. Entry fee: £2 Short Story Category Word count: 400 words max. 1st prize: £20, publication and recording 2nd prize: publication and recording Long Story […]

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The Henshaw Short Story Competition

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The Henshaw Short Story Competition is open to short story writers until 30th June 2021. Stories can be on any subject up to 2000 words. 1st prize: £200 2nd prize: £100 3rd prize: £50  Entry fee: £6 / Optional critiques a further £12 Full details here. 

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Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest

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The Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest is open for short works of fiction or nonfiction, until 30th April 2021. All themes accepted.  1st Prize: $3000 for each category winner + 2-year gift certificates for Duotrope. Runners up: $200. Word count: 6000 words. Entry fee: $20 Full details here.   

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The Author of Tomorrow 2021

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The Author of Tomorrow is an annual competition, which is open internationally to young people aged 21 years and under. It’s designed to find the adventure writers of the future. Send in your short piece of adventure writing in English. Free to enter. Prizes offered in 3 age categories: 11 and Under | 500 words […]

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Well’s Festival of Literature 2021

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Well’s Festival of Literature is open for entries from all over the world until 30th June 2021. There are four categories to enter: Open Poetry  Any subject but no more than 35 lines. Entry fee: £6  Prizes – 1st: £1,000              2nd: £500              3rd: £250 Short Story Any subject. Word count: 1,000 – 2,000 words. Entry […]

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