The Fountain 2015 Essay Contest for Writers Worldwide

The Fountain 2015 Essay Contest for Writers Worldwide

Deadline: November 30, 2015

Entries are now being accepted for the 2015 Fountain Magazine Essay Contest. The theme for this year’s contest is “The Defining Theme of Our Age. How do you think history will record the 21st century?

Essay Prompt

What do you think the theme of the 21st century will be?

The age of connections? Rebirth of faith? Clash of civilizations? Age of the internet? Rise of fundamentalism? Interstellar travel? Gender equality? Human trafficking? WW III? Artificial intelligence? Genetics? Cooperation? Competition? Spiritual revolution? Secularism? Values? Ethics? …

Look around and gaze into the horizon. Travel to the future and bring back some news.


This contest open to all writers worldwide.


1st Place – $1,500
2nd Place – $750
3rd Place – $300
Two Honorable Mentions – $200 each

How to Enter

  • Submit essays at the online submission page.
  •  Essay word count must be between 1,500 and 2,500 words.
  • Essays are expected to be factual, but with an inspirational style that will feed both our reason and soul.

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