Gotham always has a writing contest (or two) going. These contests are a great way to stretch your talent and imagination, and we dangle nice prizes to give you extra motivation. Check out our current contests. And it's worth a look at the winners and finalists in our past contests; the quality of work always amazes us.


Past-Year Memoir Contest

Deadline: February 28, 2022

We invite you to look back at 2021 and write about it.

Specifically, we want you to tell us a true story from your life in 2021…in only 21 words.

The winner gets a free Gotham class!

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A Monster Comes Contest

Deadline: November 30, 2021

You can envision a known monster, create an original monster, broaden the definition of “monster” to include a witch or ghost or the like, or use a human who is monstrous in some way. Then... describe the monster approaching from the viewpoint of a person nearby, perhaps even yourself.

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Deadline: monthly

Each month we invite you to post a story on Twitter using #GWstorieseverywhere for a chance to win a free class.

Your stories (which can be true or made up) will be inspired by what you see, know, or do, and they should relate in some way to our monthly “themes.”

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