List of Writing Competitions in 2016 Added

We have added a list of writing competitions planned for 2016.

See the complete list here.

Competition Country Closing Date Max Words Entry
Top Prize
Science Fiction Writing Contest International January 15th 750 Free €50
Climate Fiction Short Story Contest International January 15th 5,000 Free $1000
Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities Writing Competition International January 31st 3,000 Free £300
Newcastle Short Story Award International January 31st 2,000 £15 1st $2000
2nd $1000
3rd £500
Plymouth Writers Group 2016 Writing Competition International February 1st 2,000 £5 £250
Artificium Short Story Competition International February 5th 8,000 £6 £300
Artificium ‘IN BRIEF’ Competition International February 5th 1,000 £6 £150


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Almond Press is an independent publisher of dystopian and apocalyptic fiction based in Scotland We run short story competitions to find talented writers, new or established, and offer prizes, promotion, and publication.
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