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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a lift-the-flap board book for ages 2-5,

written by Sally Clark
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Oregon Poets Association Fall 2015 Poetry Contest

August 3, 2015
Oregon Poets Association Fall 2015 Poetry Contest
 
Deadline: September 1, 2015
 
Limit: one entry per category.
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will be published in OPA’s annual anthology, Verseweavers
 
Categories: Poet’s Choice, Member’s Only, Dueling Judges, Traditional Form, New Poets, Longing, and Experimental Poetry
 
Awards:  Poet’s Choice: 1st $100; 2nd $50; 3rd $30; 3 HMs.
All other categories: 1st $50; 2nd $30; 3rd $20; 3 HMs.
 
Entry Fee: Nonmembers $15 for up to six poems (limit one poem per category)


 

Library Journal's Self-Published Ebook Awards

August 2, 2015
Library Journal's Self-Published Ebook Awards
 
Library Journal's Self-Published Ebook Awards invites authors to submit a self-published book in one of these genres: Romance, Mystery, Science Fiction, or Fantasy. A winner from each genre will receive a cash prize of $1,000. Deadline: 08/31/2015. Prizes: $1,000. Fees: $0.
 

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New York Times Modern Love Essays

August 2, 2015
New York Times Modern Love Essays
 
The editors of Modern Love are interested in receiving deeply personal essays about contemporary relationships, marriage, dating, parenthood...any subject that might reasonably fit under the heading “Modern Love.” Ideally, essays should spring from some central dilemma the writer has faced in his or her life. It helps if the situation has a contemporary edge, though this is not es...

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Penumbra Poetry & Haiku Contest

July 31, 2015
Penumbra Poetry & Haiku Contest
 
Poetry Contest - Deadline: August 31, 2015 (Midnight)
 
Up to 50 lines, any style or subject; line length may be edited to fit chapbook publication format.
 Prizes: $100, $75, $50; Winners and honorable mentions, if any, are published in the Seven Hills Review and mailed a complimentary copy. Submission fee: $8 nonmembers.
 
Haiku Contest - Deadline: August 31, 2015 (Midnight)
 
3-line haiku need not conform to strict sy...

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Green River Writers Annual Contest

July 30, 2015
Green River Writers Annual Contest
 
Deadline: August 31, 2015
Entry fees: $3 to $5
Prizes: $20 - $175
 
Categories: short fiction up to 2000 words, poetry up to 50 lines, short-short fiction up to 1000 words, novel – first chapter – fiction up to 26 pages, creative nonfiction up to 3000 words, poetry for children up to 500 words, poetry about friendships 50 lines or less, social injustice poetry, limericks wild and absurd, rhyming poetry up to 4...

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Tiger's Eye Press Annual Chapbook Competition

July 29, 2015
Tiger's Eye Press Annual Chapbook Competition
 
Chapbook submissions accepted April 1 through August 31. 
Winner receives $100 and 25 copies.
Send 20-25 pages of poetry, a title page, table of contents, and an acknowledgements page, all with no identifying information. Send a second title page with your name and contact information.
No emailed contest submissions accepted.
Submit entire manuscript, e-mail address or SASE, a 2-3 line bio, and a $15...

Continue reading...
 

Seven Hills LIterary Contest

July 28, 2015
Seven Hills Literary Contest
 
The Seven Hills Literary Contest is in its twenty-first year. We regularly nominate outstanding pieces for the Pushcart Prize consideration. All judging is blind by professional, published authors.
 
Seven Hills Literary Contest Rules (Prose entries)
Deadline: August 31, 2015 (Midnight)
 
$100 first place winners, $75 second, and $50 third, plus publication in the Seven Hills Review and one complimentary copy. Entry fees...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Very Good, Very Bad Cat

July 27, 2015
Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Very Good, Very Bad Cat  
 
Our cats can be so good, and then they can be not-so-good! But boy do they give us great stories! Our cat books are so popular that we do a new one every other year. We are now collecting stories for our 2016 edition. We want your funny stories, your heartwarming stories, and your mindboggling stories about all the very good, very bad, simply amazing things that your cat does.
 
The deadline date for story and poem...

Continue reading...
 

Texas Writers Journal 3rd Quarter Competition

July 27, 2015
Texas Writers Journal 3rd Quarter Competition
 
Quarterly award - $25 and publication.
No entry fee. Fiction, nonfiction, or poetry.
 
Deadline August 31, 2015.
 
The competition is open to Texas residents only (current Texas address) for original works of 5,000 words or less (text only, title not included).
 
See website for full guidelines and submission information.



Continue reading...
 

Creative Nonfiction Magazine Essay Contest: Marriage

July 25, 2015
Creative Nonfiction Magazine Essay Contest: True Stories, Well Told
 
For an upcoming issue, Creative Nonfiction is seeking new essays about MARRIAGE.
 
Deadline: August 31, 2015
 
Whether you've celebrated your 50th anniversary or 5th marriage; eloped to Vegas or fought for (or against) marriage equality in DC; just filed your divorce papers or proposed to your high school sweetheart, we’re looking for well-crafted essays that truthfully po...

Continue reading...
 

Oregon Poets Association Fall 2015 Poetry Contest

August 3, 2015
Oregon Poets Association Fall 2015 Poetry Contest
 
Deadline: September 1, 2015
 
Limit: one entry per category.
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will be published in OPA’s annual anthology, Verseweavers
 
Categories: Poet’s Choice, Member’s Only, Dueling Judges, Traditional Form, New Poets, Longing, and Experimental Poetry
 
Awards:  Poet’s Choice: 1st $100; 2nd $50; 3rd $30; 3 HMs.
All other categories: 1st $50; 2nd $30; 3rd $20; 3 HMs.
 
Entry Fee: Nonmembers $15 for up to six poems (limit one poem per category)


 

Library Journal's Self-Published Ebook Awards

August 2, 2015
Library Journal's Self-Published Ebook Awards
 
Library Journal's Self-Published Ebook Awards invites authors to submit a self-published book in one of these genres: Romance, Mystery, Science Fiction, or Fantasy. A winner from each genre will receive a cash prize of $1,000. Deadline: 08/31/2015. Prizes: $1,000. Fees: $0.
 

Continue reading...
 

New York Times Modern Love Essays

August 2, 2015
New York Times Modern Love Essays
 
The editors of Modern Love are interested in receiving deeply personal essays about contemporary relationships, marriage, dating, parenthood...any subject that might reasonably fit under the heading “Modern Love.” Ideally, essays should spring from some central dilemma the writer has faced in his or her life. It helps if the situation has a contemporary edge, though this is not es...

Continue reading...
 

Penumbra Poetry & Haiku Contest

July 31, 2015
Penumbra Poetry & Haiku Contest
 
Poetry Contest - Deadline: August 31, 2015 (Midnight)
 
Up to 50 lines, any style or subject; line length may be edited to fit chapbook publication format.
 Prizes: $100, $75, $50; Winners and honorable mentions, if any, are published in the Seven Hills Review and mailed a complimentary copy. Submission fee: $8 nonmembers.
 
Haiku Contest - Deadline: August 31, 2015 (Midnight)
 
3-line haiku need not conform to strict sy...

Continue reading...
 

Green River Writers Annual Contest

July 30, 2015
Green River Writers Annual Contest
 
Deadline: August 31, 2015
Entry fees: $3 to $5
Prizes: $20 - $175
 
Categories: short fiction up to 2000 words, poetry up to 50 lines, short-short fiction up to 1000 words, novel – first chapter – fiction up to 26 pages, creative nonfiction up to 3000 words, poetry for children up to 500 words, poetry about friendships 50 lines or less, social injustice poetry, limericks wild and absurd, rhyming poetry up to 4...

Continue reading...
 

Tiger's Eye Press Annual Chapbook Competition

July 29, 2015
Tiger's Eye Press Annual Chapbook Competition
 
Chapbook submissions accepted April 1 through August 31. 
Winner receives $100 and 25 copies.
Send 20-25 pages of poetry, a title page, table of contents, and an acknowledgements page, all with no identifying information. Send a second title page with your name and contact information.
No emailed contest submissions accepted.
Submit entire manuscript, e-mail address or SASE, a 2-3 line bio, and a $15...

Continue reading...
 

Seven Hills LIterary Contest

July 28, 2015
Seven Hills Literary Contest
 
The Seven Hills Literary Contest is in its twenty-first year. We regularly nominate outstanding pieces for the Pushcart Prize consideration. All judging is blind by professional, published authors.
 
Seven Hills Literary Contest Rules (Prose entries)
Deadline: August 31, 2015 (Midnight)
 
$100 first place winners, $75 second, and $50 third, plus publication in the Seven Hills Review and one complimentary copy. Entry fees...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Very Good, Very Bad Cat

July 27, 2015
Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Very Good, Very Bad Cat  
 
Our cats can be so good, and then they can be not-so-good! But boy do they give us great stories! Our cat books are so popular that we do a new one every other year. We are now collecting stories for our 2016 edition. We want your funny stories, your heartwarming stories, and your mindboggling stories about all the very good, very bad, simply amazing things that your cat does.
 
The deadline date for story and poem...

Continue reading...
 

Texas Writers Journal 3rd Quarter Competition

July 27, 2015
Texas Writers Journal 3rd Quarter Competition
 
Quarterly award - $25 and publication.
No entry fee. Fiction, nonfiction, or poetry.
 
Deadline August 31, 2015.
 
The competition is open to Texas residents only (current Texas address) for original works of 5,000 words or less (text only, title not included).
 
See website for full guidelines and submission information.



Continue reading...
 

Creative Nonfiction Magazine Essay Contest: Marriage

July 25, 2015
Creative Nonfiction Magazine Essay Contest: True Stories, Well Told
 
For an upcoming issue, Creative Nonfiction is seeking new essays about MARRIAGE.
 
Deadline: August 31, 2015
 
Whether you've celebrated your 50th anniversary or 5th marriage; eloped to Vegas or fought for (or against) marriage equality in DC; just filed your divorce papers or proposed to your high school sweetheart, we’re looking for well-crafted essays that truthfully po...

Continue reading...
 

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Sally Clark Like finding shells on the beach, I love doing market research! And what I find, I love to share! I write in a variety of genres including children's, Christian, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, so these post follow along those lines. Check out my web site: www.sallyclark.info, for more about me.
 
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