Indiana Individual Advancement Program for Indiana residents in a range of disciplines, including literature. Artists may receive up to $2,000 in support for projects that help advance their careers and have public benefit. Deadline Feb. 7.
Harriett A. Rose Legacies Contest for writers over age 55. Accepting up to five poems, or stories, essays, or memoir up to 1,500 words. First prize, $100; second, $50. Submit by US mail with a cover sheet to: Harriett A. Rose Legacies Contest, Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning, 251 W. Second St., Lexington, KY 40507. Fee $10 (payable to Carnegie Center). Deadline Feb. 8.
CAGIBI Macaron Prize for fiction and nonfiction up to 4,000 words or up to three poems. Prize in each category: $500 plus publication in CAGIBI print issue. Fee $18. Deadline Feb. 15.
Creative Nonfiction Memoir Contest seeks honest, accurate, informative, intimate, and true stories for upcoming memoir issue. Best essay, $2,500; two runners-up, $500 each. Up to 4,000 words. Fee $20. Deadline Feb. 25.