Writing Competitions and Writing Awards

Writing Competitions & Writing Awards 2021

Below is a short summary of upcoming writing competitions and writing awards listed in closing date order :

The Masters Review Anthology Volume X
Previously unpublished works of fiction and narrative nonfiction only Up to 7000 words We accept simultaneous submissions as long as work is withdrawn if it is accepted elsewhere Multiple submissions are allowed International English submissions allowed Emerging Writers Only. Writers must not have published a novel-length work at the time of submission (authors of short story collections and self-published titles can submit as can authors with novels or memoirs with a low distribution [about 5000 copies])

International Rubery Book Award
2021 International Rubery Book Award is now OPEN for self-published and independently published books

Newcastle Short Story Award
The word limit is 2000 maximum. This includes titles and any sub-headings. There is no minimum.

The Furphy Literary Award
In the spirit of Archibald and honouring the author of Such is Life, the Furphy Literary Award has been established to promote and extend the tradition of story telling, both factual and fictional, that is so much part of Australian life.

2021 Bristol Short Story Prize
The competition is open to all writers around the world whether published or unpublished, UK or non-UK based. The closing date for entries is midnight (BST) May 5th 2021.

Grieve 2021
More than 25 Prizes in 2021

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