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NewPages Big List
of Writing & Book Contests


The Big List of Writing Contests features a comprehensive list of magazine, book, chapbook, audio, and video contests and competitions from independent publishers, literary magazines, alternative magazines, and writing conferences and festivals. Organized by upcoming deadlines.


January - February - March - April - May - June - July
August - September - October - November - December
Special Deadlines


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