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Harbor Review. Washburn Chapbook Prize. Poetry. Entry Fee. [chap] 7/31
[*for self-identifying women/non-binary writers*]

Ambit Magazine. Annual Poetry Competition. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/15

The Saturday Evening Post. Great American Fiction Contest. Fiction. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/1

Futurepoem. Other Futures Award. Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-Genre. Entry Fee. [book] 7/15

Regal House Publishing. Petrichor Prize for Finely Crafted Fiction. Fiction. Entry Fee. [book] 7/15

University of Notre Dame Creative Writing Program. Richard Sullivan Prize in Fiction. Entry Fee. [book] 7/31 [*biennial - odd-numbered years*]

Longridge Review. Anne C. Barnhill Prize for Creative Nonfiction. Nonfiction. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/31

Sentinel Literary Quarterly. Poetry Competition. Poetry. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/31

Tolsun Books. Chapbook Contest. Translation, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-Genre. Entry Fee. [chap] 7/31

Red Hen Press. Novella Award. Fiction. Entry Fee. [book] 7/31

Langdon Review of the Arts in Texas. Writer-in-Residence Program. Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry. No Fee. [mag][residency] 7/15

Inverted Syntax. Sublingua Prize for Poetry. Poetry. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/1

Haiku Society of America. HSA Haibun Contest/Harold G. Henderson Haiku Contest/Gerald Brady Senryu Contest. Poetry. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/31

William Faulkner Literary Competition. Novel Category. Fiction. Entry Fee. [literary site] 7/15

William Faulkner Literary Competition. Drama, Fiction, Poetry. Entry Fee. [literary site] 7/31

Staunch Book Prize. Thrillers. Entry Fee. [book/published book] 7/20 [*for books in which violence against women is not featured*]

Orison Books. Orison Chapbook Prize. Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Cross-Genre. Entry Fee. [chap] 7/1

CRAFT. Elements Contest. Fiction. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/31

Frontier Poetry. Frontier Industry Prize. Poetry. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/19

Texas Observer. Short Story Contest. Fiction. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/13

Sarabande Books. Linda Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature. Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry. Entry Fee. [book] 7/31

The Sewanee Review. Fiction & Poetry Contest. Fiction, Poetry. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/31

Nimrod. Francine Ringold Awards for New Writers. Fiction, Poetry. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/15

Platypus Press. Broken River Prize. Poetry. No Fee. [chap] 7/31

Driftwood Press. The Adrift Short Story Competition. Fiction. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/1

Narrative Magazine. Annual Poetry Contest. Poetry. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/17

Headmistress Press. Charlotte Mew Chapbook Contest. Poetry. Entry Fee. [chap] 7/4

WOW! Women on Writing. Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest. Nonfiction. Entry Fee. [literary site] 7/31

Sheila-Na-Gig online. Full-length Manuscript Contest. Poetry. Entry Fee. [book] 7/1

Nowhere. Spring Travel Writing Contest. Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/15

Driftwood Press. Adrift Chapbook Series. Poetry. Entry Fee. [chap] 7/1

Ghost Proposal. Annual Chapbook Contest. Cross-Genre. Entry Fee. [chap] 7/31

Emrys Press. Chapbook Prize. Poetry. Entry Fee. [chap] 7/1

Ledbury Poetry Festival (UK). Poetry Competition. Poetry. Entry Fee. [festival] 7/16

Key West Literary Seminar. Emerging Writer Awards. Fiction, Poetry. Entry Fee. [workshop] 7/15

The Story Prize. Fiction. Entry fee waived for 2020. [published book] 7/15

The London Magazine. Poetry Prize. Poetry. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/31

The Hopper. The Hopper Poetry Prize. Poetry. Entry Fee. [book] 7/31
[*offering 10 no-fee submissions to Black authors who contact us at *]

Blue Mountain Center. Richard J. Margolis Award. Nonfiction, Journalism. No Fee. [residency] 7/1

The Cupboard. Annual Cupboard Contest. Fiction, Nonfiction, Cross-Genre. Entry Fee. [chap] 7/1

Howling Bird Press. Annual Prize. Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry. Entry Fee. [book]  7/31 [*genres alternate*]

Arts & Letters. Unclassifiables Contest. Cross-Genre. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/31

Claremont Graduate University. Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award/Kate Tufts Discovery Award. Poetry. No Fee. [published book] 7/1

The Conium Review. Innovative Short Fiction Contest. Fiction. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/1

PRISM International. Creative Non-Fiction Contest. Nonfiction. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/15

The Comstock Review. Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award. Poetry. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/15

Press 53. Award for Poetry. Poetry. Entry Fee. [book] 7/31

Narrative Magazine. Spring Story Contest. Fiction, Nonfiction. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/31

Munster Literature Centre (UK). Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Competition. Fiction. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/31

Crazyhorse. Crazyshorts! Short-Short Fiction Contest. Fiction. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/31

Vallum. Vallum Award for Poetry. Poetry. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/15

RATTLE. Poetry Prize. Poetry. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/15

The Cincinnati Review. Robert & Adele Schiff Awards in Poetry & Prose. Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/15

Bellevue Literary Review. BLR Literary Prizes. Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry. Entry Fee. [mag] 7/1 (extended to 7/15)

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