December 2018 Winner

Posted 1 month ago under Magazine,

December 2018 Contest Winner Philippa Crundwell is a twenty-year-old writer hailing from Sussex, England. After winning the Peace One Day poetry competition in 2013, she had her debut poetry anthology commissioned and published, which launched in Waterstones in 2015. You can find out more about it here. You can also tweet Philippa @PipCrundwell. The Russian Doll by […]

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November 2018 Winner

Posted 2 months ago under Magazine,

November 2018 Contest Winner Toby LeBlanc is a mental health professional in Austin, TX. While he and his family sleep under the Texas stars, his roots find ground in the bayous and prairies of South Louisiana. Originally from Scott, the Boudin Capital of the World, he graduated from LSU in Psychology. Toby now spends his […]

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October 2018 Winner

Posted 2 months ago under Magazine,

October 2018 Contest Winner Avra Margariti is a twenty-year-old social work undergrad from Greece. She enjoys storytelling in all its forms and writes about diverse identities and experiences. Her short fiction is forthcoming in Wolfpack Press. Jellyfish Fever by Avra Margariti “Mama is dead,” Trixie says as if she’s talking about the weather. Liza’s body has been […]

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Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review

Posted 3 months ago under Submission Opportunities,

Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review is a literary journal based in Austin, that publishes poetry along with art series, reviews and essays. Open for submissions until December 15, 2018. Submit poetry, essays and book reviews. Poetry: They say, “Please submit outwardly directed poetry that exhibits social, political, geographical, historical or spiritual awareness. We are open to traditional and […]

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Codhill Press Poetry Award 2018

Posted 3 months ago under Writing Contests,

The Codhill Press Poetry Award 2018 is open until 11 PM EST on December 20, 2018. Submit a book-length manuscript, 48-70 pages. Reading Fee: $30 The winner will receive $1000 plus 25 copies. The competition is open to any poet who writes in English. Previously published poems with proper acknowledgment are acceptable. Translations and previously self-published books […]

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Interview Colette Coen

Posted 3 months ago under Magazine,

Colette Coen has most recently been published in Chroma, Structo and Crannog Magazines. Her novel All the Places I’ve Ever Been and short story collections are available on Amazon. She lives in Glasgow, Scotland with her husband and their two teenagers. She is also Mum to a university student who has flown the nest and whose […]

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September 2018 Winner

Posted 3 months ago under Magazine,

September 2018 Contest Winner Adele is a young writer from the Welsh valleys who has been a young carer from the age of two and has the same invisible disability as her mother- Ehler Danlos Syndrome Type 3. She uses her writing to raise awareness of topics like these that are close to her heart. […]

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Note on Contest Listings

Posted 3 months ago under Writing Contests,

Please note that apart from The Writing District Contest, all other listings are for external contests. If you have a question about these contests, please contact the contest organisers by clicking the website link in each listing. Unfortunately, we cannot assist with queries on external contests. If you’re a contest organiser and would like to […]

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Perugia Press Prize

Posted 3 months ago under Writing Contests,

The Perugia Press Prize is now open until November 15, 2018. It’s for a first or second book by a woman. Prize: $1000 and publication Poets must have no more than one previously published full-length book. You are still eligible if you have published a poetry chapbook/s or books in other genres. You are still eligible […]

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