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The 2019 Graywolf Press Manuscript Awards / How To Apply; (Awards: $12,000 + Book deal)

Graywolf Press, a nonprofit publisher of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and genre-defying literature is a literary press that publishes about thirty books annually- mostly collections of poetry, memoir, essays, novels, and short stories. Graywolf Press aims to foster new thinking about what it means to live in the world today. They are currently searching for “high...

AFREADAx Africa Writes Competition —Apply (Prize: £200 )

To celebrate the UK’s biggest annual African literature festival in July, AFREADA in partnership with Africa Writes Competition will see participants develop a story about social class based on a passage from the festival co-headliner Chigozie Obioma’s second novel titled, An Orchestra of Minorities. Chigozie Obioma whose first novel, The Fishermen, published in 2015, received...

Apply now for Future News Worldwide 2019! Deadline is in a few hours – 12.00 (noon) GMT on 21 March 2019. This is an opportunity for young people between the ages of 18-25 interested in pursuing a career in journalism. Just a 100 people from all over the world would be selected. “We’re looking for...

The 2019 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize (Award: £15,000)—Apply

The Wilbur Smith Adventure writing prize is looking for adventure stories that takes readers on a journey, one that celebrates, courage, resilience and willpower of the characters. The prize was started by the” Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation,” which is a charity organization “dedicated to empowering young writers, the advancement of the adventure writing genre...

Write for The Sunlight Press; (Earn: $25 per piece) —Apply

The Sunlight Press is a calling for writers of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, reviews. They also welcome photography and reflections of artists on their crafts. According to their site: “We want to hear the ways people turn toward light and hope, whether it is through the arts, culture, spirituality, or humor, and also how they respond...

Uncanny Magazine calls for Fantasy Submissions; (Award: Up to $4,800 per piece) —Submit

Uncanny Magazine is calling for fantasy stories written be writers that identify as disabled. Their definition of disabled is very broad hence, it may be a physical disability, learning disability,, intellectual disability, mental health disability, and neurodiversity. They are not necessarily looking for stories centered on disabilities, although those are also welcome. “We’re seeking fantasy...