Lascaux Prize in Short Fiction
The Lascaux Prize is open to stories up to 10,000 words in all genres and styles. The winner will receive US$1000 and the winner and all finalists will be published in a special anthology. Entries close 30 November.
Fish Publishing International Short Story Prize
This prize is open to stories up to 5000 words. First prize is €3000 (US$3600) plus a 5 day Short Story Workshop at the West Cork Literary Festival. Ten short stories will be published in the 2017 Fish Anthology. Entries close 30 November.
Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Competition
Ireland’s Munster Literature Centre is inviting entries from emerging and established poets from all over the world for its annual poetry competition. The winner will receive €1000 (US$1200), a week’s residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, publication in Southword and a trip to Cork to attend the Cork International Poetry Festival. Entries close 30 November.
Baltimore Review’s Winter Contest
This annual contest is open to short stories, poems and creative non-fiction. The theme for the contest is ‘Food’. Prizes of US$500, $200, and $100 will be awarded and all entries are considered for publication. Entries close 30 November.