May Writing Competitions

by klparry

Hello Friends!

Just wanted to remind all you writers of a few up coming contests.

The first is Writer’s Digest 22nd Annual Self Published Book Awards. They have extended the deadline for entries to May 30, 2014. There is a fee of $110.00 but the prizes are comparable .

  • A chance to win $3,000 in cash
  • National exposure for your work
  • The attention of prospective editors and publishers
  • A paid trip to the ever-popular Writer’s Digest Conference!

Go to the site to receive more information.


32nd Annual SouthWest Writers International Competition.

Deadline, May 15, 2014. There is a late fee for entries after May 1st. It is open to all original, unpublished work by English-language writers in 10 categories.

The Idaho Prize for Poetry

Deadline, May 15, 2014. $27.50 submission fee. Contest for book length manuscript of poetry.

Nowhere Magazine’s Spring 2014 Travel Writing Contest

Deadline, May 15, 2014. $15.00 fee

Spokane Prize for Short Fiction

Deadline, May 15, 2014. $25.00 fee.

Want more listings for up coming contests go to

Until tomorrow, Write On!

~ K.L. Parry