Deadline: Annually on March 1 for books published the previous year.
Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, awarded to the most promising and innovative literary nonfiction project by a marketing viral facebook writer not yet established in the genre, this prize provides a 12,000 advance and publication by Graywolf Press.
In addition to submitting a copy of your book or written work, you must also complete a 250-word statement that describes the tangible impact your piece has made in the world and outlining any social justice work you perform outside of your writing.
Submissions may be adult or YA novels.Words Brushes This contest seeks to foster collaborations between artists and writers.Deadline: Annually on December.Your total word count should be between 150 and 300 typed pages.You may submit up to two short stories, but note that your name must not appear anywhere on your submission as the process is anonymous.Connect with us on, facebook!So even if all you get from the prompt is a chance to flex your brain, its not a bad deal.FutureScapes Writing Contest Want to change the world?And, lo and behold, the people behind the contest quickly wrote back to tell me my poem had been selected as a winner!FutureScapes is looking for concrete, substantive pieces that can provide a roadmap for cities, states, and nations to follow.Young Lions Fiction Award This 10,000 award recognizes young authors, which the rules define as any author aged 35 or younger.Restrictions: 18 US, limit: 500 per person, added:, expires: :59 PM EST.The Kate Tufts Poetry Award grants 10,000 for a published first book of poetry that shows promise.Prose offers weekly challenges meant to spark your creativity; many are just for fun, but look for the weekly numbered challenges posted by Prose (rather than community members or sponsors) for a chance to win money.They also offer a handful of contests themselves, including the Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest (which sounds delightful).Prizes are typically between and word counts are low some as low as under 150, some as high as 500, but all say quality beats quantity.
Deadline: See individual contest pages.