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Words with JAM First Page Competition – judged by Sue Grafton!

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up to 400 words; cash prizes; entry fee is $6 (euros) for first entry and $4 per entry thereafter; deadline May 31, 2013; details HERE:

http://wordswithjam.co.uk/first-page-competition-2013/4573741026

Free contest for unpublished or self-published novels

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Must combine literary and mainstream fiction; cash prizes of $5,000, $2,500 and $1,00; deadline March 31, 2013; details HERE:

http://www.inkubate.com/home/contest

2013 Novel Writing Contest

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deadline June 1, 2013; fiction, general, horror, mystery, romance, science fiction; top three novels read by agent of the Marsal Lyon Literary agency; $25 for regular submissions or $35 for late submissions; contact info: contest@critiquemynovel.com; details HERE:

http://critiquemynovel.com/2013_writing_contest

Annual Writers-Editors International Writing Competition

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nonfiction, fiction (short story and novel chapter), children’s literature, poetry; cash prizes; entry fees range from $3 to $20; deadline 3/15/2013; details HERE:

http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/Contest_Guidelines/contest_guidelines.htm

The Winter Anthology writing contest

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deadline Jan. 15, 2013; prize of $1,000; $10 entry fee; group of poems, single story or essay, full-length novel, novella or collection of essays or short stories; details HERE:

http://www.winteranthology.com/index.php?page=contest

 

poetry, novel, fiction and nonfiction contest

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17th Annual Dana Awards; $1,000 prize in each category, deadline 10/31/2012; details HERE:

http://www.danaawards.com/guidelines.htm

Contest for novels or “closely linked” short stories

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deadline Nov. 1, 2012; Southeast Missouri State University Press; $1,000 plus publication; $25 entry fee; details on the Nilsen Literary Prize for First Novel HERE:

http://www6.semo.edu/universitypress/nilsennovel.htm

Evening Street Press short novel contest

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$500 prize plus publication; send novel 30,000-70,000 words; deadline Dec. 1, 2012; $25 entry fee; details on the Grassic Short Novel Prize HERE:

http://www.eveningstreetpress.com/id57.html