Memoirs Ink Annual Creative Nonfiction Writing Contest
Entry fee: $15.
Deadline: August 15, 2011 (late deadline of August 31 requires extra $5 fee).
For personal essays, memoirs, or stories that are based on autobiographical experiences. The narrative must be in first person, other than that, the contest is open to any type, genre or style of story. Stories can be funny or sad, serious, artsy or fragmented. Maximum 1500 words. Awards: $1,000, $500, $250 plus publication.