Info Lomba-lomba Menulis Internasional, Agustus 2011


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Writing Contests with Multiple Categories

The Caribbean Writer Competitions

Authors may submit poems, short stories, personal essays, and one-act plays. Maximum length for short stories and personal essays is 3500 words.

Prizes: Poetry: $300; Short Fiction: $400; Caribbean Author: $500; Virgin Island Author: $200; First-time publication: $250.

Deadline: October 15, 2011

Fees: None

http://tinyurl.com/3wop9ny

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Fiction Writing Contests

Riddle Fence Short Fiction Contest

Submissions must be written by authors age 19 and older. Entries must not exceed 4,000 words.

Prizes: 1st: $500, publication and royalties; Runners-up: $200 and possible publication.

Deadline: September 14, 2011

Fees: $35 in Canada; $45 elsewhere.

http://riddlefence.com/short-fiction-contest/

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Dorothy and Wedel Nilsen Literary Prize for a First Novel

Previously unpublished novels, novellas, and collections of closely linked short stories may be submitted for the competition.

Prizes: $1,000

Deadline: November 1, 2011

Fees: $25

http://www6.semo.edu/universitypress/nilsennovel.htm

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Fault Zone: Stepping Up to the Edge Short Story Contest

Word count should not exceed 2,500 words.

Prizes: 1st: $300 and publication; 2nd: $100; 3rd: $50.

Deadline: September 30, 2011

Fees: $15

http://www.cwc-peninsula.org/Jack-London-Media-Clinic.html

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Jerry Jazz Musician New Short Fiction Contest

Submissions should be comprised of approximately 5,000 words.

Prizes: $100

Deadline: September 30, 2011

Fees: None

http://tinyurl.com/z44cl

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Writer’s Digest Thriller Competition

Entries should adhere to the ‘thriller’ theme.

Prizes: 1st: $1,000; 2nd: $500.

Deadline: September 15, 2011

Fees: $20

http://www.writersdigest.com/competitions/wd-thrillersuspense-competition

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Writer’s Digest Science Fiction/Fantasy Competition

Submissions should include the “Science Fiction” and/or “Fantasy” theme. Entries should not exceed 4,000 words.

Prizes: 1st: $1,000; 2nd: $500.

Deadline: September 15, 2011

Fees: $20

http://www.writersdigest.com/competitions/wd-science-fictionfantasy-competition

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Nonfiction/Essay Writing Contests

Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize

The winning manuscript should advance understanding of American art and demonstrate new findings and original perspectives. The length of the essay should not exceed 8,500 words.

Prizes: $500

Deadline: January 15, 2012

Fees: None

http://www.americanart.si.edu/research/awards/terra/

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2011 Review of English Studies Essay Prize

The competition is open to anyone studying for a higher degree, or who completed one no earlier than October 2008.

Prizes: £250, publication and £250 worth of books.

Deadline: September 30, 2011

Fees: None

http://tinyurl.com/43mxgmz

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From the Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Essay Contest

This contest is open to high school students who are asked to write an original essay based on the film From the Bow Seat.

Prizes: 1st: $2,500, 2nd: $1,500; 3rd: $500; $2500 to be awarded to the high school science department of the first prize essayist.

Deadline: September 15, 2011

Fees: None

http://www.fromthebowseat.org/contest/contest.php

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Memoirs Ink Autobiographical Experiences

Narratives must be in first person and must not exceed 3,000 words.

Prizes: 1st: $1,000; 2nd: $500; 3rd: $250.

Deadline: August 15, 2011

Fees: $15

http://www.memoirsink.com/writingcontestguidelines/

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Poetry Contests

SFWP Poetry Awards Program

There are no page limits, and no restrictions on collections, long form poetry, short works, etc.

Prizes: $1,000

Deadline: September 1, 2011

Fees: $25

http://www.sfwp.com/2011-poetry-awards-program

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Ruth Stone Poetry Prize

Submit up to three poems, not to exceed six pages.

Prizes: 1st – $1,000 and publication, 2nd & 3rd – $100 and publication.

Deadline: December 10, 2011

Fees: $20

http://www.hungermtn.org/ruth-stone-poetry-prize/

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Jessie Bryce Niles Chapbook Competition 2011

Submit 25-34 pages of poetry, single-spaced One page equals 38 lines maximum, including spacing between lines. Poems may run longer than 1 page.

Prizes: $1,000 and 50 copies of chapbook.

Deadline: September 30, 2011

Fees: $25

http://www.comstockreview.org/nilescompetition.html

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Slipstream Poetry Contest

Authors are asked to send up to 40 pages of poetry: any style, format, or theme (or no theme).

Prizes: $1,000 and 50 copies.

Deadline: December 1, 2011

Fees: $20

http://www.slipstreampress.org/contest.html

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Paumanok Poetry Award

Interested writers should send 3-5 poems, not exceeding 10 pages.

Prizes: 1st: $1,500 and expenses for a reading; 2nd & 3rd: $750 and expenses for a reading.

Deadline: September 15, 2011

Fees: $25

http://tinyurl.com/3m8sums


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Wahyu Awaludin
Penulis, blogger, pemimpi, dan pebisnis. Seorang mahasiswa Sastra Indonesia FIB UI angkatan 2008. Mempunyai mimpi ingin mendirikan sebuah perusahaan yang bergerak di bidang media online. Kini sedang diamanahi sebagai salah satu peserta PPSDMS angkatan V Regional I Jakarta

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