Submit any novel or short story published or scheduled to be published in the calendar year.
Works must be written for adults; children’s or YA pieces are ineligible.
Submissions will be judged by readers on the mobile app, based on how many people finish reading your work and how they rate it.
This boutique publishing firm offers a prize of a publishing contract to its contest winner.
Sadly, not much has changed when it comes to companies trying to take advantage of writers who want a chance at recognition and maybe a little bit of money.
Google the term “writing contests,” and you’ll come up with approximately 128 million results.
Monthly, alongside the quarterly publishing deal prize draw, cash prize contest winners are announced, determined on how many likes the author has received on their book.
Deadline: You may submit an unpublished manuscript of short stories, two or more novellas or a combination of novellas and short stories.
He or she also receives an all-expenses-paid six-week residency at the Civitella Ranieri Center in Umbria, Italy, and a trip to New York City to attend the American Poets Prizes ceremony.
Graywolf also offers smaller fiction and nonfiction prizes, with genres rotating by year; 2018 was a nonfiction year, so fiction is up in 2019.