3 November Writing Contests

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WritersMarket.com lists hundreds of writing contests for writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, writing for children, journalism, and more. Here are three with November deadlines:

The Bancroft Prizes are awarded in two categories (American history and diplomacy) for books published in the previous year. First place in each category wins $10,000. Deadline: November 1.

The Donner Prize is awarded to the best book on Canadian public policy of the previous year. Prize is $30,000 for the winner, and $5,000 for other short-listed authors. Deadline: November 30.

Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry is offered for the best unpublished collection of poetry by the University of North Texas Press. First place wins $1,000, plus publication. Deadline: November 15.

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WritersMarket.com lists more than 8,000 publishing opportunities, including listings for contests, magazines, book publishers, literary agents, conferences, and more. Log in or sign up today to start submitting your work.

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