17 Jul, 2024

The Welkin Writing Prize 2023 / Submission Guidelines / (Prize: £150 + Writers HQ Membership)

 The Welkin Writing Prize is currently open for entries of 400 words from writers of all forms of writing, including historical fiction, humorous prose and speculative fiction.   The Welkin Writing Prize 2023 is the first from its organizer. According to them, they are running the competition as a thank you to the writing community […]

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The Nine Dots Prize 2023/2024 is Now Open (Prize: $10000 + Book Publication )

The Nine Dots Prize for 2023/2024 is currently open to writers with original creative thinking that tackles contemporary societal issues.   The Nine Dots Prize is sponsored by Cambridge University Press and Kadas Foundation and had its launch in 2016. The Prize seeks to reward original thinking in response to contemporary societal issues. Each Prize […]

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Business Insider is Currently Accepting Pitches/ How to Get Featured

Business Insider seeks pitches for creative non-fiction such as personal essays, as-told-tos, diaries, profiles, how-tos, reported features and more.   Business Insider, now known as Insider,  is an American financial and business news website founded in 2007. The website currently covers business, financial, and technology news. Business Insider pitches for news stories are being called for. They seek reported articles […]

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Michael Elliott Award For Excellence in African Storytelling is Currently Accepting Entries (Prize: $5000 + Internship)

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), the ONE Campaign, and the Elliott family are calling for submissions to the 2023 edition of the Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling.   The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling was established in honour of Michael Elliott, an outstanding editor, philanthropist, and former ICFJ […]

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BBC Radio Play Competition 2023 Is Now Open to Playwriting Submissions (Prize: £2,500 + Trip to London)

The British Broadcasting Company invites writers from around the world to submit their playwriting scripts for the 28th International BBC Radio Play Competition 2023.  The BBC Radio Play Competition 2023 is the 28th global Playwriting competition hosted by BBC World Service and the British Council. It offers a unique opportunity for writers from outside the […]

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Copper Nickel Submissions are Open (Pay: $30 per printed page)

Copper Nickel Submissions are currently ongoing for poetry, prose, essay and transition features. Copper Nickel is a USA national literary journal housed at the University of Colorado Denver. They publish a broad range of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and writing in translation. They are particularly interested in works that consider sociohistorical themes.  Copper Nickel Submissions are open […]

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