r/literarycontests is a subreddit for writers by Winning Writers where members post about literary contests and calls for submissions.

All posts must follow the format set by the community. The title needs to have key information such as the genre of the contest, deadline, name, and fee. The body of the post must have the name of the sponsor, category, submission length, fee, awards, links, and other optional info. You can find the full guidelines on the subreddit's rules.

Members who interact through the dashboard use different flairs to classify and categorize the posts. These include Discussion, Fee, No Fee, Resource, and Fee $1. Each contest that members post has different topics and prizes. Additionally, members use the subreddit to interact, share insights, meet like-minded writers, and exchange resources.


  • Membership: Free Community
  • Year Founded: 2019
  • Founders:

    Jendi Reiter and Adam Cohen

  • Amount of members: 13,900
  • Online Group: No
  • Job board: No
  • Language: English
  • Method: Virtual


Participate in contests:
The community shares lots of contests and calls for submission opportunities. Additionally, you can participate in Winning Writers' contests, with prizes ranging from $3500 to $8000.

Find like-minded people:
All members of r/literarycontests share the same passion for writing. This makes it a great subreddit to interact with similar people and learn from their experiences and insights.


No requirements.


Networking Events

Members of r/literarycontests interact through the subreddit. They have created different flairs to make communication more efficient and categorize posts accordingly. These flairs include Discussion, Fee, No Fee, Resource, and $1 Fee. Besides sharing contest opportunities for writers of diverse genres, the community is also great to meet like-minded writers, share knowledge, and exchanging resources with others.


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