Tag Archives: memoir

Multiple writing contests


The 2012 Fish Anthology; 10 best entries in each category will be published:

• Short Memoir ($2,500) – deadline Jan. 30, 2012

• Flash Fiction ($1,300) – deadline March 20, 2012

• Poetry ($1,300) – deadline March 30, 2012

Details HERE:


Writing contest for books, short stories, essays and poems


2012 Indie Publishing Contest; deadline is Oct. 1, 2011; $35 entry fee; send up to 5,000 words; fiction, nonfiction/memoir, children’s/YA, poetry; details HERE:


Linda Flowers Lit Award (about NC)


Short stories, nonfiction, poetry; Aug. 15, 2010 deadline; all entries relevant to NC but don’t have to be a resident of NC or the U.S.; 2,000-2,500 words; cash prize; more info HERE:


Spring 2010 writing contest


Open to short shorts, short stories, essays, memoirs, photo essays, graphic stories, all forms of literary nonfiction, and excerpts from longer works of both fiction and nonfiction. Entries must be previously unpublished, no longer than 15,000 words, and must not have been previously chosen as a winner, finalist, or honorable mention in another contest. Prizes: $3,250, $1,500, $750 and ten $100 each; $20 entry, July 31, 2010 deadline. GUIDELINES:


WriterAdvice’s 5th Annual Flash Prose Contest


Seeking flash fiction, memoir and creative nonfiction; April 15, 2010 deadline; 750 words max; $10 entry; cash prizes

Info and entry HERE: http://www.writeradvice.com/