Literary/Art Contests

International opportunities for writers, poets, creatives and artists across the globe. These opportunities include

  • Writing fairs,
  • Literary grants,
  • Global prizes,
  • Call for submission for anthologies,
  • Writing challenges and
  • Training/workshops etc.

Each opportunity in this category comes with its corresponding monetary, residency and publication rewards.

Below are all Literary/Art Contests and their corresponding deadlines (in DESC order of deadline). List is updated daily, please bookmark this page. You can also:

πŸ•› Sep 15, 2021
Hektoen Grand Prix Essay Competition | $5,000 Prize
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› Sep 15, 2021
Call for Submission: Eduthopia Poetry Prize 2021
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› Sep 13, 2021
Globe Soup 7 Day Story Writing Challenge | Free Entry; Β£500 Prize
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› Sep 03, 2021
The British Council New Narratives Challenge 2021 for young Creatives (Β£500 Prize)/ Apply Now
for Creatives/Artists
πŸ•› Sep 01, 2021
The Best New True Crime Stories 2021 | $130, publication
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› Aug 31, 2021
2021 Kindle Storyteller Award for Writers | Prize: Β£20,000
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› Aug 24, 2021
Medium Writers Challenge | $50,000 Grand Prize, $10,000 each for 4 finalists, $100 each for 100 honorable mentions
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› Aug 15, 2021
The Yale Drama Series | Prize: $10,000, Publication, Others
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› Aug 15, 2021
Man up! Creative writing competition for Aspiring Writers between 18 – 25
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› Aug 15, 2021
Call for Submission: $2,250 Queer Women’s Writing Contest
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› Aug 09, 2021
Future Folklore – Stories To Change The World | Over $1,300 for 13 winners
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› Aug 06, 2021
Ake Review 2021: Submit Entries on ‘Generational Discordance’
for Creatives/Artists
πŸ•› Aug 01, 2021
Chinua Achebe Prize For Literature / How to Apply (N1,000,000 Prize)
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› Jul 31, 2021
Unexpected Adventures Travel Writing Competition | Prize: $150
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› Jul 31, 2021
The Sewanee Review Fourth Annual Submission 2021 | Prize: $1,000, Publication
for Writers & Poets

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