This site features current writing opportunities for authors of all genres, with a preference for Christian publications. The submission opportunites featured on this blogsite have been collected by Sally Clark. The source of the information is listed at the bottom of each post. Please check these websites for additional writing articles and information on submissions in other genres.

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Naomi Cherkofsky Poetry Contest

March 5, 2015
Annual Naomi Cherkofsky Poetry Contest
 
Any form, any subject
40 line limit
open to poets 18 years or older
Contest deadline is March 15
Cost: $3 per poem, five poems limit per poet
Awards: $50, first; $35, second; $15, third.
 
Only one monetary prize per poet.
Poems entered must not have been published or won any cash prize.
Send two copies, one with identification, one without, to Contest Chair, Jeanette Maes, 64 Harrison Ave., Lynn, 01905-1350. Mark envelope “Naomi Cherkofsky Contest.”
 
Winners will be asked to read at the forums’ annual reading in celebration of National Poetry Month, this year on Saturday, April 26, at the Beverly Public Library, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


 

Warren-Newport Public Library 2015 Creative Writing Contest

March 4, 2015
Warren-Newport Public Library 2015 Creative Writing Contest
 
Categories: Short Story (fiction) and Poetry
          Limit to two entries in each category per person
 
Age Group: Grades 3-high school and Adult
 
Short Story Length – Adult – 3-5 pages
 
Poetry Length – minimum 8 lines
 
Prizes: $50, $30, $20
 
Deadline: March 15, 2015



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A Thousand Words for War Anthology

March 4, 2015
A Thousand Words for War Anthology
 
Edited by Madeline Smoot and Hope Erica Schultz
Genre: Fantasy and Science Fiction for ages 13-18 dealing with conflict
Deadline: must be received by March 18, 2015
 
CBAY Books is pleased to announce an open submission period for the upcoming YA anthology A THOUSAND WORDS FOR WAR, a collection of stories about different kinds of conflict and how they impact us. Short stories focusing on one of the forms of conflict may be...

Continue reading...
 

Wyoming Writers 2015 Writing Contest

March 2, 2015
Wyoming Writers 2015 Writing Contest
 
Categories and fees:
 
1) Adult and New Adult Fiction, including short stories and novel segments—3000 words maximum. Members: $15 for one entry, $10 for each additional entry. Nonmembers:  $20 for one entry, $15 for each additional entry
 
2) Children’s/Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction—3000 words maximum. Members: $15 for one entry, $10 for each additional entry. Nonmembers: $20 for one e...

Continue reading...
 

Literal Latte Food Verse Contest

March 1, 2015
Literal Latté Food Verse Contest
 
First Prize - $500
 
Contest Guidelines
1. Send unpublished poems with food as an ingredient. 2,000 words max. All styles and subjects welcome.
2. Postmark by March 15th.
3. Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address (optional) — on Cover Page only.
4. Please put poem titles/first lines on Cover Page as well.
5. Include Self Addressed Stamped Envelope or Email Address for reply.
6. Include $10 Reading Fe...

Continue reading...
 

Weavings: Eldering

February 28, 2015
Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life
 
Articles 1000 to 2000 words, sermons and meditations 500 to 2000 words, stories (fiction or nonfiction) 750 to 2000 words, poems, prayers and liturgical pieces. Weavings is neither a popular devotional guide nor a technical scholarly journal. We are looking for material that has spiritual depth expressed in simple, even poetic, prose. We hope authors will show our readers the subject rather ...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Make Your Own Luck

February 27, 2015
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Make Your Own Luck  

Luck is not always just chance. You have to be ready and willing to seize the opportunities that are in front of you and make your own good things happen. How did you take advantage of chance events and make the most of them? How did you make the most of what life has to offer? How did your positive outlook change the direction your life was taking? We also would love to publish amazing stories of just plain serendipity. T...

Continue reading...
 

Mutabilis Press Houston Poetry Anthology

February 26, 2015
Mutabilis Press Houston Poetry Anthology
 
Deadline: March 31, 2015
Mutabilis Press is seeking well-crafted and imaginative poems about Houston’s unique nature—both the persistence of the natural world in spite of its growing, urban sprawl and poems about the nature of Houston, Texas, itself as a bustling modern city of landscapes: its climates, arts, cultures, ethnicities, neighborhoods and chal...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Merry Christmas!

February 26, 2015
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Merry Christmas!  
 
Our holiday books are very popular. We do a new edition every other year and so we are now collecting stories for our Christmas 2015 book. Share your special stories about the holiday season - including Chanukah and Kwanzaa - from inspirational and joyous, to heartwarming and humorous. Remember all of the stories in our Christmas books are "Santa Safe" - we don't want to spoil the magic for children. The deadline for story ...

Continue reading...
 

2015 Houston Writers House Novels by Genre Contest

February 24, 2015
2015 Houston Writers House Novels by Genre Contest
 
Categories:
 
Mystery/Thriller
Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Historical or Contemporary Women’s Fiction, Romance/Memoir/Nonfiction
Middle School Novels
Young Adult Novels
 
Deadline is March 30, 2015. No limit on number of entries.
 
Crème de la Crème, Best of Genre Winners: $300
 
Five prizes: $100 each
 
Unpublished novels only. Enter the first 10 pages. You may be published, but your entry should not be....

Continue reading...
 

Naomi Cherkofsky Poetry Contest

March 5, 2015
Annual Naomi Cherkofsky Poetry Contest
 
Any form, any subject
40 line limit
open to poets 18 years or older
Contest deadline is March 15
Cost: $3 per poem, five poems limit per poet
Awards: $50, first; $35, second; $15, third.
 
Only one monetary prize per poet.
Poems entered must not have been published or won any cash prize.
Send two copies, one with identification, one without, to Contest Chair, Jeanette Maes, 64 Harrison Ave., Lynn, 01905-1350. Mark envelope “Naomi Cherkofsky Contest.”
 
Winners will be asked to read at the forums’ annual reading in celebration of National Poetry Month, this year on Saturday, April 26, at the Beverly Public Library, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


 

Warren-Newport Public Library 2015 Creative Writing Contest

March 4, 2015
Warren-Newport Public Library 2015 Creative Writing Contest
 
Categories: Short Story (fiction) and Poetry
          Limit to two entries in each category per person
 
Age Group: Grades 3-high school and Adult
 
Short Story Length – Adult – 3-5 pages
 
Poetry Length – minimum 8 lines
 
Prizes: $50, $30, $20
 
Deadline: March 15, 2015



Continue reading...
 

A Thousand Words for War Anthology

March 4, 2015
A Thousand Words for War Anthology
 
Edited by Madeline Smoot and Hope Erica Schultz
Genre: Fantasy and Science Fiction for ages 13-18 dealing with conflict
Deadline: must be received by March 18, 2015
 
CBAY Books is pleased to announce an open submission period for the upcoming YA anthology A THOUSAND WORDS FOR WAR, a collection of stories about different kinds of conflict and how they impact us. Short stories focusing on one of the forms of conflict may be...

Continue reading...
 

Wyoming Writers 2015 Writing Contest

March 2, 2015
Wyoming Writers 2015 Writing Contest
 
Categories and fees:
 
1) Adult and New Adult Fiction, including short stories and novel segments—3000 words maximum. Members: $15 for one entry, $10 for each additional entry. Nonmembers:  $20 for one entry, $15 for each additional entry
 
2) Children’s/Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction—3000 words maximum. Members: $15 for one entry, $10 for each additional entry. Nonmembers: $20 for one e...

Continue reading...
 

Literal Latte Food Verse Contest

March 1, 2015
Literal Latté Food Verse Contest
 
First Prize - $500
 
Contest Guidelines
1. Send unpublished poems with food as an ingredient. 2,000 words max. All styles and subjects welcome.
2. Postmark by March 15th.
3. Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address (optional) — on Cover Page only.
4. Please put poem titles/first lines on Cover Page as well.
5. Include Self Addressed Stamped Envelope or Email Address for reply.
6. Include $10 Reading Fe...

Continue reading...
 

Weavings: Eldering

February 28, 2015
Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life
 
Articles 1000 to 2000 words, sermons and meditations 500 to 2000 words, stories (fiction or nonfiction) 750 to 2000 words, poems, prayers and liturgical pieces. Weavings is neither a popular devotional guide nor a technical scholarly journal. We are looking for material that has spiritual depth expressed in simple, even poetic, prose. We hope authors will show our readers the subject rather ...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Make Your Own Luck

February 27, 2015
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Make Your Own Luck  

Luck is not always just chance. You have to be ready and willing to seize the opportunities that are in front of you and make your own good things happen. How did you take advantage of chance events and make the most of them? How did you make the most of what life has to offer? How did your positive outlook change the direction your life was taking? We also would love to publish amazing stories of just plain serendipity. T...

Continue reading...
 

Mutabilis Press Houston Poetry Anthology

February 26, 2015
Mutabilis Press Houston Poetry Anthology
 
Deadline: March 31, 2015
Mutabilis Press is seeking well-crafted and imaginative poems about Houston’s unique nature—both the persistence of the natural world in spite of its growing, urban sprawl and poems about the nature of Houston, Texas, itself as a bustling modern city of landscapes: its climates, arts, cultures, ethnicities, neighborhoods and chal...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Merry Christmas!

February 26, 2015
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Merry Christmas!  
 
Our holiday books are very popular. We do a new edition every other year and so we are now collecting stories for our Christmas 2015 book. Share your special stories about the holiday season - including Chanukah and Kwanzaa - from inspirational and joyous, to heartwarming and humorous. Remember all of the stories in our Christmas books are "Santa Safe" - we don't want to spoil the magic for children. The deadline for story ...

Continue reading...
 

2015 Houston Writers House Novels by Genre Contest

February 24, 2015
2015 Houston Writers House Novels by Genre Contest
 
Categories:
 
Mystery/Thriller
Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Historical or Contemporary Women’s Fiction, Romance/Memoir/Nonfiction
Middle School Novels
Young Adult Novels
 
Deadline is March 30, 2015. No limit on number of entries.
 
Crème de la Crème, Best of Genre Winners: $300
 
Five prizes: $100 each
 
Unpublished novels only. Enter the first 10 pages. You may be published, but your entry should not be....

Continue reading...
 

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