Writers Weekly is currently seeking writers to sign up for the Fall 2013 24-Hour Short Story Contest. The contest starts Sept. 21st at noon and there is a $5 entry fee. There are three cash prizes of $300, $250, and $200, plus several other prizes as well.
Encircle Publications is open now for submissions to its Annual Chapbook Contest. There is a $15 entry fee for each 22- to 26-page poetry manuscript, but the winner will receive $100, 50 copies of their chapbook, and royalties on other copies of the book that are sold. Entry fees must be paid by Sept. 1st.
DailyHaiku is now open to submissions. There is no payment for this one, but accepted poets will be part of a six-month contributor team, and if any of your poems are chosen for the annual DailyHaiku print anthology, you'll receive a copy. The current reading period closes Aug. 31st.