30 April 2018




Winning writers Foundation offers: Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest

Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest is an annual contest for published or unpublished work. $5,000 in prizes.

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For this contest, a story is any short work of fiction, and an essay is any short work of nonfiction.

Submit as many entries as you like, All themes accepted, Entries may be published or unpublished, Length limit: 6,000 words.

You should pay $20 per entry.

The results of this 26th annual contest will be announced on October 15, 2018.




Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

No restrictions on age or country or education.

Prize and Fees

Fee: $20 per each entry.

  • STORY: First Prize, $2,000
  • ESSAY: First Prize, $2,000
  • 10 Honorable Mentions will receive $100 each (any category)
  • Top 12 entries published online


How to Apply

First Step: create an account on the website.

Second Step: Fill your personal information.

Third Step: Upload the file in formats of pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf, odt then pay the fees. 

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This Scholarship Published by:
Engy Talaat /Egypt 

Reviewed by” Ahmed EL Gebaly/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team