4 October Writing Contest

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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 four with October deadlines:

The Sherwood Anderson Fiction Contest is offered by Mid-American Review for a short story (up to 6,000 words). First place wins $1,000, plus publication. Deadline: October 1.

Fall Chapbook Contest offered by White Eagle Coffee Store Press is offered for a chapbook manuscript of 20-24 pages. Winner receives $500, publication and 25 copies. Deadline: October 31.

Hybrid Essay Contest searches out the best unpublished essay of up to 10,000 words. Prize is $1,000, plus publication in DIAGRAM. Deadline: October 31.

Mid-American Review also offers the James Wright Poetry Award for best unpublished poem. First place wins $1,000, plus publication. Deadline: October 1.

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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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