Contests and Scholarships for Writers

Contest & Scholarship to The Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Summer Conference:

“The Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing ( is offering scholarships to help writers attend our Summer Conference on Martha’s Vineyard this July. This year we are also offering a contest with a first prize of full tuition/lodging for fiction and poetry:

We hope you’ll apply and we look forward to seeing you on the Vineyard this summer!”

Short Story Award for New Writers due 2/29:

“Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers — the deadline is approaching: 2/29/16! First place wins $2,500 and, of course, publication in Glimmer Train. Open only to emerging writers whose fiction has not appeared in any print publication with a circulation over 5000.

Submissions For Studio C Artists’ Next One Act Play Series Due 3/11:

“Studio C Artists is announcing the continuation of its One-Act Play “Room” Series as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Each show in the series has revolved around a particular room. For 2016, we are pleased to present “In The Garage”. Writers’ submissions for this show in the Series, which is set to open June 10th and run through the end of July, are due Friday, March 11th. In this next collection of original works, Studio C Artists will produce up to ten one-acts written, directed, and performed around a common setting (to make a cohesive show) – this time it’s a garage. For more details, including how to register, please click on the link below. There is no fee for submission. “


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