Here are some writing contests of interest
COMMON GOOD BOOKS ANNUAL POETRY COMPETITION
NO ENTRY FEE.
Three $1,000 grand prizes and four $500 prizes for “poems of merit.” The contest is open to anyone living within the United States. Entries must be a single poem, in the form of a letter to a real, living person. Only one entry per person. Deadline April 4, 2015.
HIGHFIELD PRESS SPRING 2015 ESSAY CONTEST
$20 ENTRY FEE.
Highfield Press invites writers to submit an unpublished essay (500-1,000 words) inspired by the theme, “Spring Fever.” Submission may be a personal essay, memoir, narrative nonfiction, commentary, travel piece, historical account, biography, or short story. It must reflect the inspirational photo shown on the website, and theme of the contest. Deadline April 30, 2015. $1,000 Grand Prize and online publication. Writer retains all rights.
THE MAINE REVIEW SHORT STORY CONTEST
$10 ENTRY FEE.
The Maine Review is pleased to announce a short story contest for our first annual fiction collection, Juxtaposition, to be published this summer. Grand prize is $200, and all winners will be published in Juxtaposition. The contest is open to all published and unpublished writers, and all submissions are considered for publication in subsequent issues. Maximum length of 5,000 words. We’re looking for quality writing with a strong point of view. Deadline April 15, 2015.