Here is a link to some writing contests. Not sure if there's anything exceptional about these, but they caught my eye. These all look new to me.
These are suppose to be reputable, according to this link.
From the above: "(PRLEAP.COM) FreelanceWriting.com has published the newest edition of SPECIALIZED WRITING CONTESTS, a roundup of reputable writing contests, poetry contests, residencies, grants and trust funds for writers and authors."