All Contests, Grants, and Residencies
Contests, Grants, and Residencies

Calls for Submissions March 2024

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Fiction Contests

Arts & Letters Fiction Prize
Eligibility: All writers
Prize: $1,000 + publication
Entry fee: $20
Deadline: March 31, 2024

Ann Petry Award
Eligibility: Black writers
Prize: $3,000
Deadline: March 31, 2024

Nonfiction Contests

Hazel Rowley Prize
Eligibility: First-time biographers writing in English
Prize: $5,000 + an agent’s reading of the manuscript + a year’s membership in BIO
Entry fee: $25
Deadline: March 1, 2024

Susan Atefat Prize in Creative Nonfiction
Eligibility: All writers
Prize: $1,000 + publication
Entry fee: $20
Deadline: March 31, 2024

Poetry Contests

Lexi Rudnitsky Editor’s Choice Award
Eligibility: Poets who have previously published at least one full-length book of poems and are citizens or residents of the U.S.
Prize: $2,000 + publication
Entry fee: $30
Deadline: March 15, 2024

Rumi Prize in Poetry
Eligibility: All poets
Prize: $1,000 + publication
Entry fee: $20
Deadline: March 31, 2024

Translation Contests

Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize
Eligibility: Translators with works published between April 1, 2023 and March 31, 2024
Prize: £3,000
Deadline: March 31, 2024

Writing Fellowships & Residencies

National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowships
Eligibility: Poets with substantial publications from Jan 1, 2017-Mar 13, 2024 (see eligibility for details)
Prize: $25,000
Deadline: March 13, 2024