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Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2024
DescriptionThe Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is an international literary prize for established and emerging poets and writers.

Entry fees:
• Poetry: £12
• Short fiction: £18

Prizes:
• £2,500 for the Poetry Winner
• £2,500 for the Short Fiction Winner

Deadline: 31 August 2024

2024 BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition
DescriptionThe BigPicture Photo Competition is is open to all photographers worldwide. It is organized by the California Academy of Sciences.

Entry fees: $25 for up to 10 single image submissions in any category.

Prizes:
• Grand Prize: $5,000
• First Place for each category (7 total): $1,000

Deadline: 1 March 2024

Embracing Our Differences – 2025 Exhibit
DescriptionArtists, photographers, professionals, amateurs, students are asked to submit their interpretation of the theme ''enriching lives through diversity and inclusion.''

The competition is free to enter.

A total of $6,000 will be presented in the form of three separate awards – $2,000 each for 'Best-in-Show Adult', 'Best-in-Show Student' and the 'People’s Choice'.

Deadline: 1 July 2024

The Rialto Nature and Place Poetry Competition 2024
DescriptionThe competition is open to anyone over the age of 18.

''Poems are invited that deal with any aspect of nature and place – these terms will be given a wide interpretation by the judge Zaffar Kunial.''

Entry fees:
£7 for your first poem
£4 for each subsequent poem

• 1st prize: £1000
• 2nd prize: £500
• 3rd prize: £250

Deadline: 1 April 2024

LensCulture Art Photography Awards 2024
DescriptionThe competition is open to all photographers over the age of 18.

Entry fees: from $10 to $45. You may submit one photo for free.

$10,000 in cash awards.

Deadline: 13 December 2023

The Bridport Prize 2024
DescriptionThe competition is open to writers of any nationality, aged 16 years old and over.

The competition has four categories:
• Poetry (1st prize: £5,000);
• Short story (1st prize: £5,000);
• Flash fiction (1st prize: £1,000);
• Novel (1st prize: £1,500).

Entry fees: from £11 to £24.

Deadline: 31 May 2024

Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest 2023/2024
DescriptionYou may submit stories and essays on any theme, up to 6,000 words each. For this contest, a story is any short work of fiction, and an essay is any short work of nonfiction.

The entry fee is $22.

The winning story and essay will each receive $3,500.
Ten Honorable Mentions will receive $300 each.

Deadline: 1 May 2024

The Sunny Art Prize 2024
DescriptionThe competition is open to all artists from around the world. Entrants must be 18 years or over.

Accepted media: sculpture, painting, drawing, original print, photography, ceramic, mixed media, installation, video art and/or moving image, digital art.

Entry fees: from £25 (1 entry) to £45 (4 entries).

• 1st prize: £3,000
• 2nd prize: £2,000
• 3rd prize: £1,000

Deadline: 30 June 2024

Silent Manga Audition 2024
DescriptionThe competition is open to anyone.

Silent Manga is a story told entirely through illustration, without the use of dialogue. The theme of this edition is ''Memorable Smile'.

The competition is free to enter.

• Grand Prix: ¥500,000
• Grand Prix Runner-Up: ¥300,000
• Excellence Award: ¥100,000
• Exellence Runner-Up: ¥30,000
• Honourable Mention: ¥10,000

Deadline 4 December 2023

2024 Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest
DescriptionYou may submit one humor poem, in English. Your poem should not exceed 250 lines in length.

The competition is free to enter.

• 1st prize: $2,000
• 2nd prize: $500
• 3rd Prize: $250
• 10 honorable mentions, $100 each

Deadline: 1 April 2024