Contests

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.

Contest

Temperatures Rising Contest

Deadline: August 31, 2022

Tell us a story about temperatures rising, figuratively or literally.

Passion, obsession, lust, fever, climate change, anything you can conjure. The writer that sets our pulse racing the most wins a free Gotham class of their choosing.

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Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize

Deadline: March 10, 2023

Every year, the Selected Shorts program at Symphony Space hosts the Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Contest. The winner will have his or her work performed and recorded live at Symphony Space in NYC.

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#GWstorieseverywhere

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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