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•› 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
πŸ•› Jul 15, 2021
Passed Down Writing Competition | Prize: $1500
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› Jun 30, 2021
Writefluenza – The Open Theme Short-Story Contest
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› Jun 30, 2021
Call for Submission: Stenen Press Award 2021 | Prize: $2000 and Publication
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› Jun 28, 2021
Get paid $100 per Story, $20 per Poem in the BIPOC Writers Fee-Free Submission
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› Jun 26, 2021
Sapiens Plurum 2021 Short Fiction Contest | Prize: $1800
for Writers & Poets

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