Short Novel Contest

This category contains all the posts for short novel contests. The contest can be with entry fees or without entry fees.

The Ploughshares Emerging Writer’s Contest 2020

Deadline 15 May 2020 Who may enter The contest is open to writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry who have yet to publish or self-publish a book.  Details The contest is organised by Ploughshares, an American literary journal.

The Bridport Prize 2020 International Writing Competition

Deadline 31 May 2020 Who may enter The competition welcomes entries from writers across the globe writing in English, aged 16 years old and over at the time of the closing date. Description This international writing competition is run by Bridport Arts Centre. 

The Alpine Fellowship Writing Prize 2020

Deadline 1 April 2020 Who may enter The competition is open to anyone aged 18 and above. Description The competition is organised by the Alpine Fellowship, a charity project with the broad aim of 'promoting culture and the arts'.

The Bath Novel Award 2020

Deadline 31 May 2020 Who may enter The Bath Novel Award 2020 is a prize for unpublished, self-published and independently published writers worldwide.

The Yeovil Literary Prize Year 2020

Deadline 31 May 2020 Who may enter The competition is open to anyone over the age of 16. Description The competition is organised by the Yeovil Community Arts Association.

AWP Award Series 2020

Submission opens: 1 January 2020 Submission closes: 29 February 2020 Who may enter The competition is open to all authors writing in English regardless of nationality or residence, and it is open to published and unpublished authors alike.