Hemingway Prize for Flash Fiction. Up to 1,500 words. Prize: $200 and publication in Fiction Southeast. Entry fee $10. Deadline Dec. 31.
The Writer magazine’s Writer Essay Contest. Submit a 2,000-word essay about any aspect of the writing life. Any topic is fair game, so long as it pertains to some aspect of writing. Grand prize: $1,000 and publication. Entry fee $25. Deadline Jan. 1.
Nowhere magazine travel contest. Fiction or nonfiction between 800 and 5,000 words. First prize: $1,000 and publication in Nowhere. Entry fee $20. Deadline Jan. 1.
Baltic Writing Residency. Three- to four-week writing residencies in a furnished cottage in Stockholm, Sweden. Entry fee $25. Deadline Jan. 15.
Artcroft Residency Program, Carlisle, Kentucky. Two fellowships are now available: the Elizabeth Locke Hughes Fellowships for Writers and the Ed McClanahan Fellowship in Writing. Artcroft is a co-op organization; residents are expected to help prepare meals, clean facilities, develop gardens and studios, and participate in community arts programming. Email email@example.com.
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