YOUNG LIONS FICTION WRITING CONTEST

Thank you for your interest in the 2017 Young Lions Fiction Award. Below please find the award’s guidelines and submission form. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Young Lions Office at 212.930.0885 or younglions@nypl.org Young Lions Fiction Award To be considered for this prize, the candidate must meet the following requirements: The writer must be age 35 or younger at the time of the book’s publication during 2016. The book must be written for adults (no children’s or YA). He or she must be a…

DRUE HEINZ LITERATURE CONTEST

The University of Pittsburgh Press announces the 2017 Drue Heinz Literature Prize for a collection of short fiction. The prize carries a cash award of $15,000 and publication by the University of Pittsburgh Press under its standard contract. The winner will be announced in December or January. No information about the winner will be released before the official announcement. The volume of manuscripts prevents the Press from offering critiques or entering into communication or correspondence about manuscripts. Please do not call or e-mail the Press. Past Winners of the Drue…

AMERICAN’S BEST RESTROOM CONTEST

Contest Information “We received so much positive media attention and exposure throughout the contest–both in our local region and beyond.” – Patricia Evans, Communications Manager at Longwood Gardens, 2014 Winner While most people would likely characterize their trip to the restroom as a fairly unremarkable experience, we at Cintas think it should be unforgettable! Have you seen a unique, impressive restroom? Maybe it’s elegant, eclectic or downright quirky. As long as it’s immaculate, inviting and, most of all, memorable, it’s fair game! The reality is that restrooms matter to the…

AMERICAN’S SONG WRITING CONTEST

Bring The World Fire. True songwriters desire nothing more than to bring their music to the world. Cutting through the noise, however, and reaching an audience – much less receiving a studio contract – can be daunting regardless of one’s talent. The American Songwriting Awards is an international, elite-class songwriting competition open to unknowns and working artists who want to be heard, recognized, and rewarded for their songwriting talent. This high-profile annual contest brings together top music industry producers, artists, and songwriters to discover and promote new talent in a…

STOWE PRIZE CONTEST

The Stowe Prize is awarded biennially to a United States author whose written work makes an impact on a critical social issue in the tradition of Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Named in honor of Harriet Beecher Stowe, the $10,000 Stowe Prize was established to honor the 200th anniversary of her birth in 2011. Stowe’s 1852 novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin changed how Americans thought about slavery, galvanizing the antislavery movement and widening the divisions that led to the Civil War. Translated into 70 languages, Uncle Tom’s Cabin remains an international classic,…

PEN/FAULKNER WRITING CONTEST

The PEN/Faulkner Foundation is now accepting submissions for the 2017 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction! This year’s judges, Sigrid Nunez, Chris Abani, and Chantel Acevedo are poised to read the novels, novellas, and collections of short stories and to choose next year’s winner and finalists. Submission Guidelines: Books must be published in 2016. Authors must be living American citizens. Books must be published on a commercial, academic, or small press. No self-published books are accepted. There are no submission fees or application forms. Bound proofs are eligible for submission for books…

2016 GREAT AMERICAN SONG CONTEST

Are you ready to get your songs heard and reviewed by experienced music-industry pros? Are you looking for opportunities to win prizes, gain recognition and promote your songs with publishers, producers and the music media? The Great American Song Contest™ is uniquely designed to offer these very opportunities — and benefit every songwriter, lyricist and composer who participates. Why enter the 2016 Great American Song Contest? Opportunities to win prestigious songwriting awards and $10,000 in Prizes Opportunities to get your songs heard and evaluated by top music-industry professionals Opportunities to…

2016 IPA PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

The International Photography Awards conducts an annual photography competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global level, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today. The IPA recognizes photography’s leading talents who are creating, shaping and defining the world of photography today. -Win over $22,000 in cash prizes -Be Honored by receiving the coveted Lucie Statue at the Lucie Awards Gala -Be Published in the IPA Annual Book of Photography =Be Featured in the IPA Best of Show Exhibition in New York…

ANNUAL GIVAL PRESS CONTEST

Deadline: December 15, 2016 (postmarked). Our dates never change, if the date falls on a Sunday, then Monday becomes the default postmarked date. Guidelines: Theme: Completely open. Eligible Poets: Open to all, national and international poets. Language: English. Forms or Style of Poetry: Original work, not a translation of someone else’s poetry. Open to any form or style; simply good poetry. Length of Manuscript: At least 45 typed pages of poetry, on one side only. Status of the Winning Manuscript: The manuscript as a whole shall not have been published…

MMA MATHEMATICS CONTEST

For over 60 years many excellent exams have been prepared by individuals throughout our mathematical community in the hope that all secondary students will have an opportunity to participate in these problem solving and enriching mathematics experiences. The MAA AMC contests are designed to engage students and teachers in effective mathematical problem solving that is consistent with curricular goals, and to prepare students for future mathematical success. Registration Benefits Your AMC Registration will include a one-year free membership with MAA! Your K-12 Teacher member benefits will be delivered via email…