Well, it wasn’t quite in the Shrieking Shack this time. Instead, we found it nailed next to the statue of Gregory the Smarmy.

Without further prattle, here is a list of upcoming contests for the month of December!

Until next month . . .

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  1. Friends of American Writers, Literary Award

For: Book manuscript

Date: 12/10/17

Website: http://www.fawchicago.org/awards.php

 

  1. University of Iowa Press, Iowa Prize in Literary Nonfiction

For: Essay collection

Date: 12/10/17

Website: http://www.uiowapress.org

 

  1. Writer’s Digest, Annual Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition

For: Short stories

Date: 12/15/17

Website:  www.writersdigest.com/writers-digest-competitions/short-short-story-competition

 

  1. Public Poetry Website, Poetry Contest

For: Poetry

Date: 12/15/17

Website:  http://publicpoetry.net

 

  1. Nowhere Magazine, Travel Writing Contest

For: Short story or essay

Date: 12/15/17

Website: http://nowheremag.com/contests

 

  1. Willow Books, Literature Awards

For: Poetry collection or book of fiction or creative nonfiction by person of color

Date: 12/15/17

Website:  http://willowlit.net/willow-books-literature-awards

 

  1. Center for Book Arts, Letterpress Poetry Chapbook Competition

          For: Poetry chapbook

          Date: 12/15/17

          Website:  http://www.centerforbookarts.org

 

  1. LitMag, Virginia Woolf Award for Short Fiction

For: Short story, fiction

Date: 12/15/17

Website: http://litmag.com

 

  1. Hidden River Arts, Trilogy Awards

For: Group of poems, a short story, and a piece of nonfiction

Date: 12/15/17

Website: http://hiddenriverarts.wordpress.com

 

  1. ScreenCraft, ScreenCraft’s 3rd Annual Cinematic Short Story Contest

For: Short fiction (not scripts)

Date: 12/16/17

Website: https://screencraft.org/shortstory/

 

  1. Quercus Review Press, Poetry Book Award

For: Book of poetry

Date: 12/22/17

Website: http://www.quercusreviewpress.com

 

  1. Poetry Society of America, Chapbook Fellowships

For: Poetry chapbooks

Date: 12/22/17

Website: http://www.poetrysociety.org/psa/awards/annual

 

  1. Florida Review, Jeanne Leiby Memorial Chapbook Award

         For: Flash fiction, flash nonfiction, short stories, essays, or graphic narrative

        Date: 12/30/17

        Website: http://floridareview.cah.ucf.edu

 

  1. Tampa Review, Danahy Fiction Prize

          For: Fiction, short story

          Date: 12/31/17

          Website: http://www.ut.edu/tampareview

 

  1. River Styx, Micro-Fiction Contest

For: Flash fiction

Date: 12/31/17

Website: http://www.riverstyx.org/submit/microfiction-contest

 

  1. Ashland Creek Press, Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature

For: Book, fiction or creative nonfiction that focuses on environment

Date: 12/31/17

Website: http://www.siskiyouprize.com

 

  1. Society for Classical Poets, Poetry Competition

For: Poetry collection

Date: 12/31/17

Website: http://classicalpoets.org

 

  1. Press 53, Award for Short Fiction

For: Story collection

Date: 12/31/17

Website: http://www.press53.com/award_for_short_fiction.html

 

  1. Tampa Review, Poetry Contest

For: Poetry collection

Date: 12/31/17

Website: http://www.ut.edu/tampareview

 

  1. Livingston Press, Tartt Fiction Award

For: Collection of fictive short stories

Date: 12/31/17

Website: http://www.livingstonpress.uwa.edu

 

  1. Boulevard, Short Fiction Contest

For: Short story, fiction

Date: 12/31/17

Website: http://www.boulevardmagazine.org/short-fiction-contest

 

  1. The Moth, Poetry Prize

For: Poetry

Date: 12/31/17

Website: http://www.themothmagazine.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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