Writing Contests for March 2015

Writing Contests for March 2015

Here are some interesting writing contests that run on a global scale.

animal warrior


Animal Warrior Illustration Competition

The Animal Kingdom once dominated the world, but with humans the livelihood of animals has become miserable. They have now decided to stand up and fight for their lives. Use your imagination and design an animal warrior of your own.

The competition closes on the 11th March 2015 and is open globally.

The prizes are:

  • First Prize – $200 and personalised products
  • Second prize – $100 and personalised products
  • Third prize – $50 and personalised products

Mslexia Women’s Short Story Competition

This short story contest is for stories on any subject that are up to 2200 words.

Competition Details

  • Entries must be typed, double spaced on A4 paper, single sided, pages need to be numbered and title as a header on each page.
  • Do not put your name on the pages of the story
  • Use a separate cover page with your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address as well as the title of the story and a word count.
  • Keep a copy of your story as submissions are not sent back.

The competition closes in the 16th March 2015 and is global.


  • £2,000, Virago mentoring sessions, and a visit to the Tŷ Newydd Writers’ Centre of Wales retreat.

Fugue’s Annual Writing Contest

The Fugue’s Annual Writing Contest accepts poetry and prose that are fiction and non-fiction.

Competition Details

  • Submissions must be online
  • The submission fee is $3.00 per entry
  • Multiple submissions are welcome but will each have a separate submission fee.
  • Contributors to Fugue will receive payment for their work and a complimentary copy of the journal where their work appears.

The deadline is the 1st May 2015 and is global


Winner will receive $1000 and publication


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