3 September Writing Contests from Writer’s Market

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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 September deadlines:

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest is offered to high school seniors, college undergraduates or grad students who write an 800-1,600-word essay on Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged. First place wins $10,000, but there are more than 40 other prizes as well. Deadline: September 17.

L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest is a contest offered for the best science fiction or fantasy short story written by a new writer. The deadline is September 30, and the contest offers a $1,000 quarterly first prize and $5,000 annual grand prize.

Pudding House Chapbook Competition is an annual contest for poetry chapbooks of 10-36 pages. The deadline for submissions is September 30, and the grand prize is publication and $1,000.

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