Contests, Grants, and Residencies Royal Nonesuch Writing Contest June 10, 2016 Share on Twitter (opens in a new tab) on Facebook (opens in a new tab) on Linkedin (opens in a new tab) via email The Mark Twain House & Museum is currently accepting submissions for the Royal Nonesuch Writing Contest for an original work of humor. Manuscripts can be up to 7,000 words and must be written in English. Previously published work is acceptable, but please do not submit work that has won other humor prizes. The winner will receive $1,000. Entry fee: $23 Deadline: July 10, 2016 For more information, please visit the website.