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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Published by Ideals Children's Books,


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

written by Sally Clark


and winner of a 2015
Silver Medal
from Moonbeam Children's Book Awards





2016 GFT Press Chapbook Contest

May 29, 2016
2016 GFT Press Chapbook Contest
 
Submissions open March 14th - June 30th
 
Winner awarded publication, a brand new iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi 16GB - Space Gray ($399 retail value), 10 contributor copies, and 10% royalties on all copies sold.
Runner-up: Runner-up will be awarded publication, 5 contributor copies, and 10% royalties on all copies sold.
 
Wants clean, coherent, well-written, creative, cohesive manuscripts that strike hard and are relentless. Contest is open to unpublished English language poetry manuscripts of up to 20 pages (page count is for total pages of poetry) from new, emerging, and established writers.
 
Entry fee  =  $8. If you are a current subscriber to print journal, GFT Presents: One in Four, entry fee is only $5. Contest winners contacted by email and announced on or before October 1st. Contest prizes awarded upon publication.
 
from: The Poetry Market Ezine


 

Presbyterians Today: Adjusting to Change

May 28, 2016
Presbyterians Today Magazine: Adjusting to Change (Life Transitions)
 
Presbyterians Today magazine (est. 1867), published 10 times annually by the General Assembly Mission Council, needs non-fiction articles for the November/December 2016 issue. The theme is called, “Adjusting to Change (Life Transitions).”
 
Psychologists describe significant life transitions or changes as a kind of trauma. They unsettle much of what we...

Continue reading...
 

Faith by Grace Poetry Anthology

May 27, 2016
Faith by Grace Publishing: Poetry Anthology
 
We are also looking for Poems to put into an anthology book. Can be any genre and length. They can be rhyming or free verse. Submissions due by June 30, 2016.
 
For all anthology Submissions you will receive a free copy and will be able to buy copies at an author discount. There will be no royalties paid out for stories or poems in anthologies.
 
Send all submissions to faithbygracepublishing@yahoo.com ...

Continue reading...
 

Bacopa Literary Review Contest

May 27, 2016
Bacopa Literary Review Contest
 
Contest Submissions for the fall 2016 edition will be accepted starting 12:01AM (U.S. Eastern Std Time) April 1, 2016 through Midnight, June 30, 2016.
 
No entry fee.
 
Prizes in Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Nonfiction - First place: $200, Runner-up: $160.
All published pieces will receive $20 and a copy of the print journal.
 
Previously unpublished work only, please submit one genre at a time, one submissi...

Continue reading...
 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

May 26, 2016
SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest   
 
NO ENTRY FEE
 
1st prize: $300. 2nd prize: $150. 3rd prize: $50. Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. Deadline: June 30, 2016.
 
NOTE: Go into any Cracker Barrel or independent card store and you'll find Blue Mountain Arts cards, stationery and bookmarks. With no entry fee, there's no stopping you from entering innumerable times.


...
Continue reading...
 

Faith by Grace Publishing: Paths to Forgiveness

May 25, 2016
Faith by Grace Publishing: Paths to Forgiveness Anthology
 
We are now accepting submissions for an anthology titled "Paths to Forgiveness" Stories can be fiction or non-fiction and between 2,000-10,000 words about people who seek forgiveness. For example: Someone who took a wrong turn in their life and are at a low point or a cross road. They turn to God to save and guide them.
Submissions due June 30, 2016.

For all anthology Submissions you will...

Continue reading...
 

Ekphrasis Prize for Poetry

May 23, 2016
Ekphrasis Prize for Poetry
 
Deadline June 30. Free contest gives $500 for the best poem published in Ekphrasis, a venerable literary journal specializing in poems about other works of art. Submit 3-5 poems as part of the regular submission process. All poems published in the journal during the calendar year are considered for the award. No simultaneous submissions, but previously published poems are eligible.
 

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Blended Families

May 23, 2016
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Blended Families   
 
Are you part of a blended family, enjoying stepchildren, stepsiblings, etc.? Blending two families after a second marriage can be a real joy… and sometimes a challenge too. Tell us about your own blended families. How did you make it work? What advice do you have for other families? We are looking for true stories about all aspects of blending families—stories that will make us laugh and cry, nod our heads in recognitio...

Continue reading...
 

Spiritual Writers Network Poetry Contest

May 21, 2016
Spiritual Writers Network Poetry Contest
 
THEME: Inspirational, Motivational or Spiritual
 
Spiritual Writers Network hosts quarterly writing contests for publication via Transcendent Publishing. The selected submissions will be published into a multi-author compilation book in both print and digital editions and available on Amazon.com and other expanded distribution channels.
 
Several submissions will be selected for publication.
 
Addit...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teachers & Teaching

May 20, 2016
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories about Teachers & Teaching 
 
There isn’t a single one of us who doesn’t owe something to a teacher. They are the unheralded heroes of society. Tell us your stories about the great teachers who changed your life. And if you’re a teacher, tell us about the kids who changed yours, who motivated you to keep on teaching, who showed you that it was all worth it. We’d love to share your best advice with other teachers as well—what wo...

Continue reading...
 

2016 GFT Press Chapbook Contest

May 29, 2016
2016 GFT Press Chapbook Contest
 
Submissions open March 14th - June 30th
 
Winner awarded publication, a brand new iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi 16GB - Space Gray ($399 retail value), 10 contributor copies, and 10% royalties on all copies sold.
Runner-up: Runner-up will be awarded publication, 5 contributor copies, and 10% royalties on all copies sold.
 
Wants clean, coherent, well-written, creative, cohesive manuscripts that strike hard and are relentless. Contest is open to unpublished English language poetry manuscripts of up to 20 pages (page count is for total pages of poetry) from new, emerging, and established writers.
 
Entry fee  =  $8. If you are a current subscriber to print journal, GFT Presents: One in Four, entry fee is only $5. Contest winners contacted by email and announced on or before October 1st. Contest prizes awarded upon publication.
 
from: The Poetry Market Ezine


 

Presbyterians Today: Adjusting to Change

May 28, 2016
Presbyterians Today Magazine: Adjusting to Change (Life Transitions)
 
Presbyterians Today magazine (est. 1867), published 10 times annually by the General Assembly Mission Council, needs non-fiction articles for the November/December 2016 issue. The theme is called, “Adjusting to Change (Life Transitions).”
 
Psychologists describe significant life transitions or changes as a kind of trauma. They unsettle much of what we...

Continue reading...
 

Faith by Grace Poetry Anthology

May 27, 2016
Faith by Grace Publishing: Poetry Anthology
 
We are also looking for Poems to put into an anthology book. Can be any genre and length. They can be rhyming or free verse. Submissions due by June 30, 2016.
 
For all anthology Submissions you will receive a free copy and will be able to buy copies at an author discount. There will be no royalties paid out for stories or poems in anthologies.
 
Send all submissions to faithbygracepublishing@yahoo.com ...

Continue reading...
 

Bacopa Literary Review Contest

May 27, 2016
Bacopa Literary Review Contest
 
Contest Submissions for the fall 2016 edition will be accepted starting 12:01AM (U.S. Eastern Std Time) April 1, 2016 through Midnight, June 30, 2016.
 
No entry fee.
 
Prizes in Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Nonfiction - First place: $200, Runner-up: $160.
All published pieces will receive $20 and a copy of the print journal.
 
Previously unpublished work only, please submit one genre at a time, one submissi...

Continue reading...
 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

May 26, 2016
SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest   
 
NO ENTRY FEE
 
1st prize: $300. 2nd prize: $150. 3rd prize: $50. Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. Deadline: June 30, 2016.
 
NOTE: Go into any Cracker Barrel or independent card store and you'll find Blue Mountain Arts cards, stationery and bookmarks. With no entry fee, there's no stopping you from entering innumerable times.


...
Continue reading...
 

Faith by Grace Publishing: Paths to Forgiveness

May 25, 2016
Faith by Grace Publishing: Paths to Forgiveness Anthology
 
We are now accepting submissions for an anthology titled "Paths to Forgiveness" Stories can be fiction or non-fiction and between 2,000-10,000 words about people who seek forgiveness. For example: Someone who took a wrong turn in their life and are at a low point or a cross road. They turn to God to save and guide them.
Submissions due June 30, 2016.

For all anthology Submissions you will...

Continue reading...
 

Ekphrasis Prize for Poetry

May 23, 2016
Ekphrasis Prize for Poetry
 
Deadline June 30. Free contest gives $500 for the best poem published in Ekphrasis, a venerable literary journal specializing in poems about other works of art. Submit 3-5 poems as part of the regular submission process. All poems published in the journal during the calendar year are considered for the award. No simultaneous submissions, but previously published poems are eligible.
 

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Blended Families

May 23, 2016
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Blended Families   
 
Are you part of a blended family, enjoying stepchildren, stepsiblings, etc.? Blending two families after a second marriage can be a real joy… and sometimes a challenge too. Tell us about your own blended families. How did you make it work? What advice do you have for other families? We are looking for true stories about all aspects of blending families—stories that will make us laugh and cry, nod our heads in recognitio...

Continue reading...
 

Spiritual Writers Network Poetry Contest

May 21, 2016
Spiritual Writers Network Poetry Contest
 
THEME: Inspirational, Motivational or Spiritual
 
Spiritual Writers Network hosts quarterly writing contests for publication via Transcendent Publishing. The selected submissions will be published into a multi-author compilation book in both print and digital editions and available on Amazon.com and other expanded distribution channels.
 
Several submissions will be selected for publication.
 
Addit...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teachers & Teaching

May 20, 2016
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories about Teachers & Teaching 
 
There isn’t a single one of us who doesn’t owe something to a teacher. They are the unheralded heroes of society. Tell us your stories about the great teachers who changed your life. And if you’re a teacher, tell us about the kids who changed yours, who motivated you to keep on teaching, who showed you that it was all worth it. We’d love to share your best advice with other teachers as well—what wo...

Continue reading...
 

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