International Contest Listings

In all instances, please check contest deadlines and other details and follow submission guidelines in individual contest websites. The Writing Pool will not be held responsible for changes to contest details or failure to qualify.

Black Warrior Review

Chanticleer Book Reviews’ Blue Ribbon Writing Contests

Chanticleer Book Reviews Short Stories, Novelettes, and Novellas Contests

Clue Awards

Conium Press Book & Chapbook Contest

Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest

Fabula Press Awards

Field of Words Flash Fiction & Short Story Competitions

Fjords Review Annual Contest

Flash 500 Flash Fiction Competition

Franz Kafka Award in Magic Realism

F(r)iction Literary Contests

Frost Place Annual Chapbook Competition, The

Geist’s The 12th Annual Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest

Glimmer Train Fiction Contests

Highfield Press Essay Contest

Hourglass Literary Magazine Writing Contest

Journey Awards for  Narrative Non-fiction Blue Ribbon Awards Writing Contest

L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest

Leah Ryan’s Fund for Emerging Women Writers

Malahat Review Writing Contests

N.K.U. Yes Festival of New Plays

North Colorado Writers’ Literary Awards

Palettes & Quills Biennial Chapbook Contest

Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature

Somerset Awards

Stories That Need to be Told

Talking Writing Prize for Hybrid Poetry

Tethered by Letters Literary Contests

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

WOW! Women on Writing

Writer Advice