Saturday, October 1, 2011
November Writing Contests
THE MALAHAT REVIEW'S 2012 OPEN SEASON AWARDS- Deadline Nov. 1
$35 CAD for Canadians
$40 USD for entries from the USA
$45 USD for entries from elsewhere
(entry fee includes a one-year subscription to the magazine)
Deadline: November 1, 2011. Prize: $1000 in each of three categories. Writers of all levels are encouraged to enter. One entry consists of either:
Poetry: up to three poems (100 lines max. each)
Short fiction: 1 story, 2,500 words max.
Creative nonfiction: 1 story, 2,500 words max.
(you are welcome to enter in more than one category, but the full entry fee must be paid per entry)
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS FESTIVAL CONTESTS- DEADLINE NOV. 15
$25 ENTRY FEE
Accepting original short stories up to 7,000 words in length. Deadline: November 15, 2011. Grand Prize: $1,500, domestic airfare (up to $500) and French Quarter accommodations to attend the 26th annual Festival in New Orleans (March 21-25, 2012), VIP All-Access Festival pass for 2012 ($500 value), public reading at a literary panel at the 2012 Festival, publication in Louisiana Literature. Up to 7,000 words. Open only to writers who have not published a book of fiction.
WRITER MAGAZINE ESSAY/MEMOIR CONTEST- DEADLINE NOV. 30
TheWriter Magazine is hosting its 2011 Essay/Memoir Contest. They are looking for personal essays of 1,000 to 1,200 words on any theme. Deadline is Nov. 30.
CHILDREN'S CHAPTER BOOK COMPETITION- Deadline Nov. 30
£20 ENTRY FEE
Deadline November 30, 2011. Judging the competition is Shelley Instone, Children's Editor at Eve White: Literary Agency. The winner of the Children's Chapter Book Competition will win £500 plus Shelley will review their full manuscript before passing it on to a leading literary agent. Send the first three chapters, a one page synopsis, the word count, a brief author biography, contact details and a list of chapter titles if