may, 2021

07mayAll DayAnnual Writers Digest Writing CompetitionInternationalEntry Fee:$20-$35 depending on category Max word count:Depends on category - check organizer's site for details Top Prize:$1,000 and author interview in Writer’s Digest

Annual Writers Digest Writing Competition

Event Details

Writer’s Digest wants to shine the spotlight on up and coming writers in all genres through its Annual Writing Competition. Enter our 90th Annual Writing Competition for your chance to win  and have your work be seen by editors and agents! Almost 500 winners  will be chosen.


  • Inspirational/Spiritual
  • Memoirs/Personal Essay
  • Print or Online Article
  • Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.)
  • Mainstream/Literary Short Story
  • Rhyming Poetry
  • Non-rhyming Poetry
  • Script (Stage Play/Television/Movie Script/Short Film)
  • Children’s/Young Adult Fiction
Back to Top