Story Competitions 2016Theme contests 2016
21 Short Story Contests 2016
Up-to-date: Our 2017 shortlist of shortlist competitions can be found here with a first price of $3500 and four finalists of $1000 each and five second prices of $500 each. Tales can contain up to 8000 words and must be previously unreleased. Submissions for the 2016 Fellowship, which begins on December 1, 2015 and ends on January 31, 2016, will be given for a brief story (3000 to 10,000 words) by an English-speaking author, whether in Africa or elsewhere.
The first price is 10,000 (US$15,000) and the short-listed authors will also be awarded a £500 each. Records closed on January 31, operated by Vermont-based magazine Hunger Mountain. Winners will be awarded $1000 and a release. In 2016 the jury is the award-winning writer, author and dramatist Janet Burroway.
Tales can be up to 10,000 words long and submissions finish on March 1. Records must be between 2000 and 5000 words in English. Winners will be revealed at the Melbourne Productions Festival in August.
Closing on April 11th. is open for up to 2200 words. Tales can be in any kind of music, and contributions from authors both public and not. The first prize is 1000 (US$1500) and a choice of twenty winner, shortlist and long list tales will be featured in a printed and dititit.
The deadline for submissions is 25 April. The Tom Howard/John H. Reid Shorts Story Contest is open to inventive shorts and essay on any topic. There will be $1500 for the winning entry in each of the categories and a grand prize of $100 in all. The records should not exceed 6000 words. Concludes April 30th. is for new letter that is risky and shows something new with its topic, styles or character.
Submissions can contain any random combinations of fictional content or up to 7500 words of story. Winners will receive $500 and a release. Closing in February and closing on 1 May is only open to authors who have not yet written a novel, a novel or a compilation of tales.
A $1000 award will be presented to the winning author and the third oldest continuous quarterbook of literature in the United States, Southwest Review. Tales can be up to 8000 words long. Closing date for submissions is May 1. is open to authors from all over the order. The first price is US$1500 and the 2016 host is Caitlin Horrocks.
Submissions open on April 1 and end on May 15. is for unreleased scripts between 40,000 and 75,000 words and may contain long histories or short novelles. Writers of the two award-winning scripts will be awarded $1000 and will be published by the University of Georgia Press under a standards-agreement.
Authors must be located in North America. The Iowa Review is a creativity competition for U.S. veteran soldiers and service staff. The first award is $1000 and will be released in the spring 2017 edition of The Iowa Review. Submissions start on May 1 and end on June 1 award of a Best Story Award, a novel extract, a poetry, a play, a graphical story or a non-fiction book that will be featured in the journal.
Closing date for entries for the 2016 awards is 15 June. The Seán Ó Faoláin International Kurzgeschichtenwettbewerb is an international contest for authors from all over the word. The first price is 2000 (US$2100), published in the literature magazine Southword and a one-week stay at Anam Cara Writer's and Artist's Retreat.
Registrations are welcome from May to July. Sunday Times Best Story Award is the wealthiest storyboarding contest in the whole wide globe and the winning film will receive £30,000 (about US$40,000). Jonathan Tel won the 2016 award for his story "The Human Phonograph". Applications for the 2017 Award will open at the end of June and end on 29 September.
There are six shortcuts for the 2016 award available here for tales between 1500 and 5000 words. In the 2016 contest, the topic is the room. Tales of the shortlist will be featured in an Anthologie. Awards are available in three different category, among them 1000 (US$1500) for the best story of a author under 21.
The deadline for submissions is 17 July a great big global literature contest open to anyone over the age of 16. a £10,000 (us$15,000) monetary award to the winning team. Tales can be up to 2500 words long. Organizers also have a Manchester Poetry Award. Registrations for both competitions end on 23 September and were first carried out in 2015.
Authors will be asked to enter up to 6000 words of story and the winning author will be awarded 500 (US$750) or one year of editing assistance from the Galley Beggar Press Director. Additionally all long items are collected in an eBook and sent to the Galley Beggar Singles Club subscriber.
The deadline for submissions is 30 September. The Zoetrope All-Story's Annual Fiction Contesthas aims to find and promote gifted authors, with the work of the winners and runners-up being passed on to first-rankers. An initial price of $1000 will also be provided. Tales can contain up to 5000 words. Submissions start on July 1 and are scheduled to end on October 1 is one of three Reed Magazine awards.
A $1000 monetary award will be given to the John Steinbeck Short Story Award winners and all submissions will be taken into account for release. Submissions end on 1 November and aim to make tales of new and aspiring artists, often from lands with little or no publisher facilities, accessible to an interested world.
The award is open to nationals of the 53 Commonwealth nations and includes the five Commonwealth regions: There will be one local champion from each area, and one local champion will be chosen as the overall one. Outright Commonwealth Short Story Award Champion will be awarded 5000 (US$7500) and the other four local champions £2500.
Closing on 1 November are open authors who have not yet written a novel, poetic or nonfiction in a nationwide distribution. Tales can contain up to 8000 words and must be previously unreleased. He receives 1500 US dollars and has his story featured in the journal.
Deadline is December 31st. Running twice a year. Every laureate will be awarded $2000, a book and the chance to have their work evaluated by a top Frahlingur. Second and third place laureates will also be awarded a Frahlingur book and a Frahlingur reviews as well as $200 and $100 respectively. Applications for the contest are open on 15 May and end on 15 July; the competitions start on 15 November and end on 15 January.
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