See Devil's Crush as an example. If you have been published through a short story competition and would be willing to write about your experiences for my website, please see my submission guidelines. UPDATE: Very short story flash fiction competitions previously listed on this page have been moved here onto a dedicated page to improve usability. Do you want it featured at the top of this page? If so, get in touch. This page is the most popular resource on my website, receiving between 10, and 16, visits a month.
Featured Competition: To Hull And Back To Hull And Back is a biennial humorous short story competition that offers 'the greatest literary prize in the known macrocosm'. Deadline: Annual submissions must be postmarked between May 1 through June Deadline: TBD 5. Francis College Literary Prize This biannual prize honors mid-career writers who have recently published their third, fourth or fifth work of fiction.
Francis College campus in Brooklyn, NY to deliver a talk about their work or teach a mini fiction workshop to St. Francis students. Deadline: Biennially; the deadline for prize submissions this year is May 15, The shortlist will be announced by August Submit any novel or short story published or scheduled to be published in the calendar year. Deadline: Annually in the fall most recently in August or September. Deadline for submissions for awards was August 31, Deadline for awards TBA.
Graywolf also offers smaller fiction and nonfiction prizes, with genres rotating by year; was a nonfiction year, so fiction is up in Deadline: Contest is held annually with rotating genres; the deadline for nonfiction has passed, and information has not yet been published. Deadline: Biennially. The next contest will be held in , and submissions will be read between May 1 and May You may submit up to two manuscripts.
When I arrived at the tragic last sentence, I found it difficult to leave the story because it had come alive so vividly for me. A brilliant read all the way. The deliberate ambiguity fostered a great deal of creativity from the story writers. Over the three categories, we were flooded with over 80 stories from 40 schools. There were over 26 entries in the new section alone! Our judging panel were kept very busy, reading and comparing all the incredible pieces we received, and we managed to decide upon the following 5 finalists for each category.
Congratulations to:. Find out more about the deadline for the current year's competition via the Law Society Human Rights Community. Deadline is 15 November , with entrants asked to address the following question: Is technology an opportunity or a threat for human rights lawyers?
Does it increase or reduce risks for lawyers in carrying out their duties and in what circumstances might technology be used to mitigate such risks? Bar Council Law Reform Essay Sponsored by the Bar Council Scholarship Trust, this competition is open to students and pupils and requires entrants to write a piece of less than words proposing the case for a law reform which is desirable, practical and useful.
You can see all previous winners and read their essays via the Bar Council website. Take a look at the CityNews story about this. For the competition, GDL student Clarissa Wigoder won first prize with her essay Spare the rod: Why the law on corporal punishment needs to be reformed, and Daniel Fox was named runner-up with his piece: I hate being idle: Asylum seekers and the right to work.
Take a look at their entries and all other winners via the Bar Council website. The information usually comes out in April and the deadline for entries is always late September.
This includes LPC students and those qualified and working as paralegals. The deadline is normally around the end of November each year. This year's essay title deadline for submissions is 30th November is as follows: How will the rule of law be affected by advances in legal technology? Therefore I am no longer accepting listing requests from websites that are not about writing.
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Our judging panel were kept very busy, reading and comparing all the incredible pieces we received, and we managed to decide upon the following 5 finalists for each category. Sadly, not much has changed when it comes to companies trying to take advantage of writers who want a chance at recognition and maybe a little bit of money. Find out more and access the rules online. About a third of them found us through your web site. I hope this makes the lists easier to use. Brilliantly written, the story flowed effortlessly with the most colourful use of language and adjectives.
Winning Writers A number of the contests found on our list came highly recommended by this site, which compiles some of the best free literary contests out there. Submit any novel or short story published or scheduled to be published in the calendar year. You may submit an unpublished manuscript of short stories, two or more novellas or a combination of novellas and short stories.