List of Writing Competitions in 2016 Added

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

See the complete list here.

CompetitionCountryClosing DateMax WordsEntry
Top Prize
Science Fiction Writing ContestInternationalJanuary 15th750Free€50
Climate Fiction Short Story ContestInternationalJanuary 15th5,000Free$1000
Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities Writing CompetitionInternationalJanuary 31st3,000Free£300
Newcastle Short Story AwardInternationalJanuary 31st2,000£151st $2000
2nd $1000
3rd £500
Plymouth Writers Group 2016 Writing CompetitionInternationalFebruary 1st2,000£5£250
Artificium Short Story CompetitionInternationalFebruary 5th8,000£6£300
Artificium ‘IN BRIEF’ CompetitionInternationalFebruary 5th1,000£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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