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•› 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
πŸ•› Jun 18, 2021
The Greek Bicentennial Poetry Pamphlet Prizes | Prize: Β£10,000
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› May 31, 2021
Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2021 | $15,000 Cash Prize
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› May 31, 2021
IvyPanda Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship 2021
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› May 31, 2021
Call For Entries: The African Writers Awards 2021| $100 Cash Prize, Certificate
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› May 23, 2021
Call for Submission: Lion and Lilac Magazine new Issue
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› May 15, 2021
Toyin Falola Prize 2021 | $2500 Prize
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› May 14, 2021
Call for Submission: Brilliant Flash fiction
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› May 01, 2021
The Flora Nwapa Prize for Feminist Writing 2021 | $1000 Prize
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› Apr 30, 2021
The Quramo Writers’ Prize 2021 / Submit Here (N1,000,000 Prize)
for Writers & Poets
πŸ•› Apr 25, 2021
EPOCH Magazine Submission | $50 per poem, $150 per story
for Writers & Poets

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