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List of All Current Nonfiction Contests, Competitions, and Prizes

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List of all current contests, competitions, and prizes that accept nonfiction submissions. 272 results found.
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Note that this list does not include inactive listings. Some of these listings may be marked as: TEMP CLOSED (temporarily closed to submissions) or FLEDGLING (new listing with limited publication history).
-1000 Below: Flash Prose and Poetry Contest [Midway Journal] Charges fees for all submissions
Big Sky, Small Prose: Flash Contest [CutBank Literary Magazine] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Columbia Journal Contests [Columbia Journal] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
EastOver Prize for Nonfiction [EastOver Press] FLEDGLING NEW! Charges fees for all submissions
The Fountain Essay Contest [Fountain Magazine] TEMP CLOSED
Gulf Coast Prize [Gulf Coast] Charges fees for all submissions
Meridian Editors' Prizes in Poetry and Prose [Meridian: An Annual of Poetry and Prose] Charges fees for all submissions
New Millennium Writings Awards [New Millennium Writings] Charges fees for all submissions
Permafrost New Alchemy Contest [Permafrost Magazine] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Rachel Wetzsteon Chapbook Award [Map Literary] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for some submissions
Skipping Stones Youth Honor Award Program [Skipping Stones] Charges fees for all submissions
Talking Writing Prize [Talking Writing] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions