Prize: $30 000 and contract as writer in residence at bard college for one semester.
Deadline: July 15th
Guidelines: Intended to encourage and further young writers career by providing money, as well as a strong intellectual environment to further your skills.
Boston Review Short Story Contest
Prize: $1500 and publication in the Boston Review
Guideline: Stories cannot exceed 4000 words.
National Writers Association Novel Writing Contest(http://www.nationalwriters.com/page/page/2734945.htm)
Prize: 1st - $500, 2nd - $250, 3rd - $150
Deadline: April 1st.
Guideline: Contest open for all who recognize their creative ability to articulate.
Orange Prize For Fiction(http://www.orangeprize.co.uk/home)
Prize: $30 000
Deadline: End of November
Guideline: Full length novel that has been written by a woman. It must have relevance to everyday lives, have imagination and a very strong and inspiring message. Cannot have been previously published in the UK, but can be published outside of the country