“There’s no money in poetry, but then there’s no poetry in money, either.”–Robert Graves
Flash Fiction Contest
Deadline: August 31, 2016
Entry Fee: $5
E-mail address: email@example.com
A prize of $1,000 and publication in Gemini Magazine is given annually for a short short story. The editors will judge. Submit a story of up to 1,000 words with a $5 entry fee ($4 for each additional entry) by August 31. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.
Deadline: September 5, 2016
Entry Fee: $10
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
A prize of $1,000 and publication in Dogwood is given annually for a poem, a short story, or an essay. Submit up to three poems totaling no more than 10 pages or up to 22 pages of prose with a $10 entry fee by September 5. 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.