2019 International Essay Contest for Young People

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Deadline15th June 2019 Who may enterThe contest is open to anyone up to 25 years old. DescriptionThis annual essay contest is organised by the Goi Peace Foundation. This year’s theme is “Creating a Society Full of Kindness”. What does “Kindness” mean to you? How do you think we can create a kinder society? Carry out ten acts of … Read more2019 International Essay Contest for Young People

HG Wells Short Story Competition 2019

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Deadline8th July 2019 Who may enterThe competition is open to anyone.  Description  Founded by the world-renowned BBC Aeronautics Correspondent Reg Turnill and his wife, Margaret, to celebrate the life and works of HG Wells and encourage creative writing, especially among the young. The annual HG Wells Short Story Competition offers a £250 Senior and £1,000 … Read moreHG Wells Short Story Competition 2019

L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest

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Deadlines Quarterly on January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1 Description L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest is an opportunity for new writers of science fiction and fantasy to have their work judged by some of the masters in the field and discovered by a wide audience. Entries in the Writers … Read moreL. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest

2019 Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest

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Deadline 1st April 2019 Who may enter Poets of all nations may enter. There is no age limit. Description The contest is organized by Winning Writers. You may submit one humor poem, in English. Your poem should not exceed 250 lines in length. You may submit published or unpublished work. Entry fees Entry is free. Prizes • … Read more2019 Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest

The 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing

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Deadline 31st January 2019 Who may enter The Prize is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere. ‘An African writer’ is taken to mean someone who was born in Africa, or who is a national of an African country, or who has a parent who … Read moreThe 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing