Looking for Writing Contests?

1) William Carlos Williams Poetry Competition

Open to Medical Students (M.D. or D.O.)

at US & Canadian Universities

Deadline 12/31/09

Details @ http://bit.ly/1ccVvJ


2) 2010 International Thriller Awards

Best Hard Cover Novel

Best Paperback Original Novel

Best First Novel

Best Short Story

Deadline 12/1/09

Details @ http://bit.ly/NqURI


3) Writer2Writer Contest

sign up for their ezine to qualify

no entry fee

open only from 11/12 – 11/30/09

Details: http://bit.ly/2GmysD


4) 2010 Northwest Perspective Essay Contest

sponsored by Oregon Quarterly

both student and open categories

Deadline 1/31/10

Details @ http://bit.ly/10Tm7


5) Donald Murray Prize

sponsored by National Council of Teachers of English

Deadline 1/15/10

Details @ http://bit.ly/3z79Eq


6) Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize

for Fiction by an American Woman

sponsored by Susan B. Anthony Institute…

Deadline 2/1/10

Details @ http://bit.ly/33n16P



2 thoughts on “Looking for Writing Contests?

    • Thanks for your feedback! I haven’t found one without an entry fee, but I’m always discovering new ones (new to me) and post them here on Mondays.

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