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North Street Book Prize for Self-Published Books
Deadline: 6/30/2022
Submission Link: North Street Book Prize for Self-Published Books
Entry Fee: $70
First Prize: $8,000
Word Count: 200,000 MAX
Winning Entry Published? Yes (excerpts)
Genre: Mainstream/Literary Fiction, Genre Fiction, Creative Nonfiction & Memoir, Poetry, Children’s Picture Books, Graphic Novels/Memoir, Art Books


Santa Fe Writers Project Book Award
Deadline: 7/18/2022
Submission Link: Santa Fe Writers Project Book Award
Entry Fee: $30
First Prize: $1,500
Word Count: Any
Winning Entry Published? Yes 
Genre: Short Story Collections, Novels, Essay Collections, Memoirs


Hawk Mountain Short Story Collection Award
Deadline: 7/30/2022
Submission Link: Hawk Mountain Short Story Collection Award
Entry Fee: $20
First Prize: $1,000
Word Count: 40,000+
Winning Entry Published? Yes
Genre: Short Story Collections


Narrative Spring Story Contest
Deadline: 7/31/2022
Submission Link: Narrative Spring Story Contest
Entry Fee: $27
First Prize: $2,500
Word Count: 15,000 MAX
Winning Entry Published? Yes
Genre: Short Stories, Essays


Willapa Bay AiR Residency
Location: Oysterville, WA
Deadline: 8/31/2022
Submission Link: Willapa Bay AiR Residency
Application Fee: $30

Rattle Poetry Prize
Deadline: 7/15/2022
Submission Link: Rattle Poetry Prize
Entry Fee: $25
First Prize: $15,000
Title Count: 1-4
Winning Entry Published? Yes
Genre: Poetry


Cincinnati Review Robert and Adele Schiff Awards
Deadline: 7/15/2022
Submission Link: Cincinnati Review Robert and Adele Schiff Awards
Entry Fee: $20
First Prize: $1,000
Page Count: 8 MAX (poetry), 20 MAX (essays), 40 MAX (short stories)
Winning Entry Published? Yes
Genre: Poetry, Short Stories, Essays


Sixfold Poetry and Short Story Awards
Deadline: 7/24/2022
Submission Link: Sixfold Poetry and Short Story Awards
Entry Fee: $5
First Prize: $1,000
Title Count: 1-5 (poetry)
Page Count: 10 MAX (poetry), 20 MAX (prose)
Winning Entry Published? Yes
Genre: Poetry, Short Stories 


Dillydoun Review Flash Fiction Prize
Deadline: 7/31/2022
Submission Link: Dillydoun Review Flash Fiction Prize
Entry Fee: $18
First Prize: $2,000
Word Count: 1,000 MAX 
Winning Entry Published? Yes
Genre: All genres and themes


Catamaran Writing Conference
Date: 7/31/2022-8/4/2022
Location: Pebble Beach, CA
Website Link: Catamaran Writing Conference


Franconia Sculpture Park Writers Residency
Location: Shafer, MN
Deadline: 9/1/2022
Submission Link: Franconia Sculpture Park Writers Residency
Application Fee: $25

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