Seven (7) Top Literary Contests for Writers and Poets
Are you a writer or poet who feels you have all it takes to win fantastic prizes for your literary works? I present to you seven (7) literary contests you should apply for.
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These literary Contests have different deadlines and are sponsored by different reputable organizations. Please try and submit your applications to one or more of them before their deadlines. Who knows, this might just be what your writing career needs. For more opportunities, kindly visit our home page.
These are seven (7) Literary Contests you should take advantage of:
1. 2022 Excellent Minds Social and Youth Empowerment Initiative Essay Competition for Undergraduate Students
Applications are invited for the 2022 Excellent Minds Social and Youth Empowerment Initiative Essay Competition.
- Eligibility: For Creatives/Artists, Undergraduates, Writers & Poets
- Deadline: May 5, 2022 (See All Deadlines)
2. 2022 Puchi Awards/ How To Apply (Prize: £8000)
Puchi Awards is open for its 2022 submissions. Puchi Award 2022 is open to books in any genre or form: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, novels, comics, picture books, essays, cookbooks, geography books, combinations of the above or any other type imaginable. Organizers are looking for unique stories.
3. 2022 Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition for Secondary School Students
The 2022 Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition for Secondary School Students is now open for interested applicants.
- Eligibility: For Creatives/Artists, Nigerians, Secondary Sch Students, Writers & Poets
- Deadline: May 20, 2022 (See All Deadlines)
4. 2022 Goi Peace Foundation International Essay Contest for Young People
The Goi Peace Foundation International Essay Contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, creativity, and initiative of the world’s youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development.
- Eligibility: For Creatives/Artists, Secondary Sch Students, Undergraduates, Writers & Poets
- Deadline: June 15, 2022 (See All Deadlines)
5. 2022 Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize
Before entering the prize, please read the Terms and Conditions carefully. You may enter two manuscripts to the prize (£10 for one entry, £16 for double entry), either in the same or different categories. You may complete the form more than once if you wish to submit more than two entries. Subsidized entry is available for those who would otherwise be unable to enter the prize; details of this are below.
6. 2022 Foyle Young Poets
The Foyle Young Poets 2022 is now accepting Submissions. The poetry Award for young ones is one of the biggest and most established prizes for young people aged 11 – 17 in the world.
- Eligibility: For Children, Creatives/Artists, Writers & Poets
- Deadline: July 31, 2022 (See All Deadlines)
7. The Future Contest 2022/ How to Submit ($ 2,250)
Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest is an opportunity for new writers of science fiction and fantasy to have their work seen by some of the experts in the field and be discovered by a wide audience.
- Eligibility: For Creatives/Artists, Writers & Poets
- Deadline: September 30, 2022 (See All Deadlines)