Narrative, a nonprofit organization dedicated to storytelling in the digital age, is hosting two creative writing contests.
The Fifth Annual Poetry Contest is open to all writers, and all entries will be considered for publication.
Deadline: Friday, July 19, at midnight, PDT.
$1,500 First Prize
$750 Second Prize
$300 Third Prize
Ten Finalists receive $75 each
See the Guidelines. Read prior winners.
From Narrative: “Emerging poets account for a third of the scores of poets whom Narrative publishes each year. Many of our contest winners go on to find agents, win other awards, and publish books. We are committed to paying our poets, to providing excellent editorial support, and to encouraging a wide audience for poetry.”
The Spring Story Contest is open to all writers, and all entries will be considered for publication.
Deadline: Wed., July 31, at midnight, PDT.
$2,500 First Prize
$1,000 Second Prize
$500 Third Prize
Ten finalists receive $100 each.
From Narrative: “Since 2003, Narrative has published the important first works of many writers alongside the works of established authors. We continue to present many works by new and emerging writers. The magazine is free to readers, but we are committed to paying our authors, to providing excellent editorial support, and to encouraging a wide audience for good writing. Narrative reaches a worldwide audience of more than 170,000 readers.”
For more info: Visit Narrative Magazine