Deadline: December 31, 2022 Entry fee: $25 About the competition  The Michigan Quarterly Review has established this prize for fiction in honor of Helen Zell Writers’ Program alumna Jesmyn Ward and her significant contributions to the literary arts. One short story submitted for this prize will be awarded $2,000 and publication in MQR.More

New Millennium Writings

Deadline: June 30, 2022 Entry fee: $20  About the contest New Millennium Writings Awards in Poetry, Fiction, Flash Fiction, Nonfiction. New Millennium Writings was launched in 1996 with a 15-word classified ad. From those humble beginnings, NMW has exploded into an internationally recognized and highly sought-after literary award and journal.More