Are you an award winning writer? Try these contests and let’s see!
There isn’t much time to apply for some of these, be sure to read through them and see what is appropriate for you – today.
Sapiens Plurum is holding its Earth Day Short Fiction Contest. Writers can submit short stories that deal with climate change. The editors note that “stories must offer hope, at least a possibility” and “personalize the consequences of climate change so readers feel as well as know them.” The first place winner will receive $1,000; second place will receive $500; and third place will receive $300.
Deadline is April 22. To learn more, read the contest guidelines.
Rusty Scythe Publishing is seeking submissions for their 2016 Scythe Prize.The prize is open to all collegiate writers in the fields of short fiction and creative nonfiction. The judges will select one winner in each field to receive $250 and publication in an upcoming anthology.
Deadline is April 30. To learn more, read the prize guidelines.
The Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grant is currently open for applicants. Creative nonfiction writers who are at least two years into a contract with a publisher can apply for the grant, which awards writers “allocations of $35,000 to as many as three works in progress to enable authors to complete their books.”
Deadline is May 1. To learn more, read the grant guidelines.
The Think-Write-Publish Science & Religion Project is offering twelve 2-year fellowships in the amount of $10,000 each. Writers can submit story ideas that focus on the intersection of science and religion. Fellows will attend three writing workshops across the United States to work on their stories.
Deadline is May 16. To learn more, read the fellowship guidelines.
Don’t miss our list of opportunities, published frequently here at ACE Writers.