Carteret Writers Contest 2016


Welcome to the Carteret Writers annual writing contest, 2016 edition. This is the 25th consecutive year for our contest. The contest is open to entries from the United States and North America, but limited to manuscripts submitted in English only.

Our entry categories this year are:

Fiction – 3,000 words or less
Nonfiction – 3,000 words or less
Flash Fiction – 750 words or less
Poetry – 50 lines or less per poem
Writing for Children – 2,000 words or less

The contest is open for entries, beginning Jan 1, 2016. The deadline for entries is midnight on March 8, 2016.

To learn more about us and our contest, please click on the About Us tab at the top of this page,

For more detailed rules and guidelines about this year’s contest, go to Submission rules and guidelines.