Stories wanted for crime fiction anthology

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Jul 222015
 

Altaire Productions and Publications (Australia) seeks submissions for an anthology: No Man’s Land: The Crime Edition. Traditional and non-traditional crime fiction. Length: 7000 words max. Payment: $200. Submission fee: $10 (includes entry to the Altaire Short Fiction award with a prize of $1000). Deadline: July 31, 2015. Guidelines.
 

Short story contest with €2000+ prize

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Jul 212015
 

The Seán Ó Faoláin International Short Story Competition is now open for submissions to writers worldwide. Prize: €2000, Southword publication, invitation to read at the Cork International Short Story Festival, and a writer’s retreat at Anam Cara. Length: 3000 words max. Entry fee; €15. Deadline: July 31, 2015. Guidelines.
 

Creative nonfiction contest with a $1000 prize

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Jun 202015
 

The Malahat Review (BC) is accepting entries for the 2015 Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize. First prize: $1000 and publication. Length: 2000-3000 words. Likes the personal essay, memoir, narrative nonfiction, social commentary, travel writing, historical accounts, biography. Entry fee: $35-45 (includes subscription). Deadline: August 1, 2015. Guidelines.
 

Trio of writing contests (May 31 deadline)

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May 232015
 

Tethered by Letters welcomes entries for their Spring 2015 Literary Contests: short story (1,000 to 7,500 words, open genre), flash fiction (55, 250, or 500 words), and poetry (max of three pages per poem). TBL strives to publish writers with engaging stories, vivid characters, and fresh writing styles. Prizes: $500 (short story), $150 (flash fiction), and $150 (poetry). Deadline: May 31, 2015. Entry fees: range $7-$15. Guidelines.
 

Poetry contest with $750 first prize

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May 232015
 

Vallum: Contemporary Poetry is accepting submissions for the annual Vallum Award for Poetry 2015. First Prize: $750, Second Prize: $250 + publication in the magazine. Contest Judge: Stephanie Bolster. Entry Fee: $25 (includes subscription). Deadline: July 15, 2015. Guidelines.
 

Poetry chapbook contest: Win 100 copies

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Apr 122015
 

Cranberry Tree Press (Windsor, ON) invites entires for the “You Should Enter This!” Poetry Chapbook Contest. Grand prize: 100 print copies (Value: approx. $1000).Length: 24-36 manuscript pages. No length limits on individual poems. Maximum of 25% of the poems may be previously published. Entry fee: $20. Deadline: June 1, 2015. Guidelines.