Highlights Reputable Writing Contests With a Special Niche

Published: Fri Aug 26 2005 ( has published the newest edition of SPECIALIZED WRITING CONTESTS, a roundup of reputable writing contests, poetry contests, residencies, grants and trust funds for writers and authors. The current edition is available at

Updated every 2-4 weeks, uncovers reputable writing contests with a special niche. Inside this edition writers and authors can find information and links to the ANNUAL SAMTER JOURNALISM AWARDS; THE VIRGINIA KIRKUS LITERARY AWARD; THE J. PAUL GETTY TRUST; HANDS ON STANZAS POETS-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM; among many others. "We only list writing contests and awards programs which have been around for more than a few years and have a proven track record of awarding its winners," says editor Brian Konradt. also maintains a frequently updated section of writing contests, entitled, WRITERS’ CONTESTS, PLUS GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS and COMPETITIONS ( In this section writers can peruse upcoming writing contests, poetry contests, journalism competitions, book awards, as well as upcoming grants, fellowships and residency programs. Complimenting its extensive research of writing contests and awards programs, also posts a section called LITERARY AWARDS (, a webpage dedicated to saluting award-winning writers and authors who are making a positive difference in the literary world. welcomes contest promoters to submit their listings for free inclusion at To submit a contest, go to

Launched in 1998, ( offers aspiring and professional writers access to an endless stream of industry news, job opportunities, editorial content, and networking opportunities. Its sister website, (, offers authors free book publicity and book news.
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