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2020 Summer Writing Contests

Summer seems like the right time to write short. Show us your very best work in any genre, fiction or nonfiction. The catch? We'll only accept works that are 1,000 words or less. 

Deadline: August 12th, 2020
Grand prize: $1,000 and publication in our magazine
Word count: 1,000 words or less
Other prizes: Our second-place winner will receive $500 and publication on our website, writermag.com; our third-place winner will receive $250 and publication on writermag.com as well.

Summer Guide to Writing Contests

Enter The Writers 2020 Summer Flash Contest!

Lazuli Literary Group Writing Contest (Summer 2020) Deadline: 07/22/2020
3 Line Poetry Contest Deadline: 07/24/2020
Stories to Change the World Deadline: 07/26/2020
Horror Writing Contest Deadline: 07/27/2020
Anthology Magazine Short Story Competition Deadline: 07/31/2020
Lune Spark Short Story Contest for Young Writers Deadline: 07/31/2020
Laramie Awards – Western, Pioneer, and Civil War Historical Fiction Deadline: 07/31/2020
Clumsy Spider Publishing Deadline: 07/31/2020
Tanka Poetry Contest Deadline: 07/31/2020
Nickie's Prize for Humor Writing Deadline: 08/01/2020
Dialogue Only Writing Contest Deadline: 08/03/2020
15 Syllable Poetry Contest Deadline: 08/06/2020
Flash Fiction – Police Deadline: 08/10/2020
5 Line Poem Contest Deadline: 08/14/2020
Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest – SUMMER 2020 Deadline: 08/15/2020
True Story Writing Contest Deadline: 08/19/2020
Rhyming Poetry Contest Deadline: 08/23/2020



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