Fiction

William Faulkner Literary Competition (Novel category)
Eligibility: All writers
Prize: $2,000
Entry fee: $50
Deadline: July 15, 2020

Nonfiction Contests

Richard J. Margolis Award
Eligibility: Nonfiction writers of social justice journalism
Prize: $5,000 + one-month residency
Deadline: July 1, 2020

Poetry Contests

Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards
Eligibility: All writers
Prize: $1,000
Entry fee: $15
Deadline: July 1, 2020

Kingsley Tufts Award
Eligibility: Mid-career poets who have previously published books of poetry.
Prize: $100,000
Deadline: July 1, 2020

Kate Tufts Discovery Award
Eligibility: Poets who have not been previously published
Prize: $10,000
Deadline: July 1, 2020

Multi-Genre Contests

Los Angeles Review Literary Awards
Eligibility: All writers
Prize: $1,000 + publication
Entry Fee: $20
Deadline: July 14, 2020