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. 262 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).
#MeToo Trigger Warning Non-Fiction Essay Contest [Memoir Magazine] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Bellevue Literary Review Contests [Bellevue Literary Review] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Carve Magazine Prose & Poetry Contest [Carve] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Dorothy Hewett Award [UWA Publishing] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
The Forum Prize [Forum for Modern Language Studies] TEMP CLOSED
Ha! Stereotypes Ha! Story/Video Competition [Catbird Lit] FLEDGLING TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
The Mississippi Review Prize [The Mississippi Review] Charges fees for all submissions
Nickie's Prize [Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Phoebe Creative Nonfiction Contest [phoebe] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Red Hen Press Nonfiction Award [Red Hen Press] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
So to Speak Nonfiction Contest [So to Speak] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for some submissions
Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest [Winning Writers] Charges fees for all submissions