A List of Creative Writing Competitions in 2015

Nicholas C. Rossis

From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's booksStart reading Infinite Waters for free with Kindle Unlimited

You all know how much I love short stories, right? Well, enough to have published two collections so far, Infinite Waters being the latest one.

I recently entered a new short story of mine in a competition organized by Almond Press. While on their Dystopian Stories site, I noticed they have this great page with all sorts of short story competitions, with prizes up to $14,000. Naturally, I had to share.

And if you’re looking to get your short story published, check with my publisher friend Dan Dombrowski: he’s looking for stories to include in the next issue of his excellent Nonlocal Science Fiction Magazine.

Competition Country Closing Date Max Words Entry Fee Top Prize
The Pigeonhole Short Story Competition International August 3rd 5,000 Free Publication
The Reading Room Short Story Comp International October 20th 2,000 £3 £50 +…

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About Margaret Jean Langstaff

A lifelong critical reader with literary tastes, a novelist, short story writer, essayist, book critic, and professional book editor for many years. A consultant to publishers and authors, providing manuscript critiques and a full range of editorial services. A friend and supporter of all other readers and writers. A collector of signed modern first editions. Animal lover and tree hugger.
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4 Responses to A List of Creative Writing Competitions in 2015

  1. Thank you so much for sharing – and best of luck of you decide to enter any of these 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. D.G.Kaye says:

    Lovely to see my friend Nicholas’ great post shared around town. 🙂

    Like

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