4 December Writing Contests

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Call For Submissions

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

The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards annually honor books which contribute to the understanding of racism or appreciation of the diversity of human culture. This award for published books is $10,000. Deadline: December 31.

Annie Dillard Award in Creative Nonfiction is offered for the best creative nonfiction. Prize is $1,000 for the winner. Submission open up on December 1 and run until March 15.

Five Points James Dickey Prize for Poetry is offered for the best previously unpublished poem. Prize is $1,000, plus publication. Entries must be postmarked by December 1.

Pavement Saw Press Chapbook Award is offered for previously unpublished poetry chapbooks (up to 32 pages). First place wins $500, plus publication and 50 copies. Deadline: December 31.


About the Author

Alana Johnson

Alana Johnson tries to enjoy the simple things in life and writes for the Lifestyle category on Quality Life Resources. Living in the small New England town of Norwalk, CT, she looks forward to the warm summer months. To submit your own article for my category, please click HERE. View all Self Improvement articles.