“There’s no money in poetry, but then there’s no poetry in money, either.”–Robert Graves
Glimmer Train Press
Very Short Fiction Award
Deadline: April 30, 2017
Entry Fee: $16
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
A prize of $2,000, publication in Glimmer Train Stories, and 10 copies of the prize issue is given twice yearly for a very short story. Using the online submission system, submit a story of 300 to 3,000 words with a $16 entry fee by April 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Loraine Williams Poetry Prize
Deadline: May 15, 2017
Entry Fee: $15
A prize of $1,000 and publication in the spring issue of Georgia Review is given annually for a poem. The editors will judge. Submit a poem of any length with a $15 entry fee (there is no fee for current subscribers) between April 1 and May 15. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
The Writing Contests, Grants, & Awards Database at P&W
The Writing Contests, Grants & Awards database includes details about the creative writing contests—including poetry contests, short story competitions, essay contests, awards for novels, and more—published in Poets & Writers Magazine during the past year. P&W reviews the practices and policies of each contest before including it, making it one of the most trusted resources for legitimate writing contests available anywhere.