- Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest - Fiction
- [CONTEST - no entry fee] $250. Deadline: 15 Apr (any year). e-entry OK.
- Glimmer Train Short-Story Award For New Writers
- [CONTEST - fee $15] $1500 - $500 - $300. Open: February, May, August, November. Submit via online submission procedure.
- L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest - Fiction
- [CONTEST - no entry fee] SF, fantasy and horror with fantastic elements. Prose up to 17K wds. Three prizes each quarter: $1000- $750 - $500. ongoing quarterly deadline. "only to those who have not professionally published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium." E-sub OK.