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





Ruminate Magazine Short Story Prize

January 17, 2017
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
William Van Dyke Short Story Prize
 
Ruminate is an award-winning quarterly literary arts print magazine engaging the Christian faith. Ruminate publishes poetry, short stories, photography, visual art reproductions, short fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, essays, reviews, and interviews. We accept online submissions year-round. Ruminate also sponsors four contests each year--our poetry contest, short story contest, nonfiction contest, and visual art contest. Join us!
 
Entry fee is $20. Deadline is February 15, 2017.
 
You may submit one story per contest entry fee and it must be 5500 words or less. There is no limit on the number of entries per person.
 
$1500 will be awarded to the winner and publication in a future Ruminate issue. $200 will be awarded to the runner-up story and publication in a future Ruminate issue.


 

Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2017

January 15, 2017
Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2017
 
Deadline: Postmarked February 13, 2017
 
Poems may be 40 or fewer lines. They may be unpublished or previously published if the poet retains the rights to the poem. Poets may enter each category as many times as they wish. No poems will be returned.
 
Categories:
* Rhymed verse or blank verse (unrhymed iambic pentameter), any subject, serious or humorous
* Free verse, any subject, serious or h...

Continue reading...
 

Johnson City, TX, 9th Annual Writers Conference

January 15, 2017
Johnson City, TX, Library 9th Annual Writers Conference
 
Johnson City Library is proud to announce its 9th consecutive annual Writers Conference sponsored by the Johnson City Library Friends of the Library. This year’s theme is “Agents, Editors and Authors”. The conference is Wednesday, February 22nd, at the First United Methodist Church in Johnson City, 105 N. LBJ Dr.
 
Speakers will be author Bill Cotter (http://therumpus.net/20...

Continue reading...
 

Utah State Poetry Society

January 14, 2017
Utah State Poetry Society
 
Postmark deadline: Feb. 1, 2017
Entry fee: $10 plus $2 per poem for poem no longer than 40 lines
 
Prizes range from $10 to $75. 31 categories for nonmembers to enter on a wide variety of themes and forms.

Continue reading...
 

Spirit First Poetry Contest

January 13, 2017
Spirit First Poetry Contest
 
Deadline: January 31, 2017 (received by)
 
NO ENTRY FEE
 
Spirit First is pleased to announce its 8th Annual Meditation Poetry Contest. Poetry submissions may be of any length and any style but must have a theme of Meditation or Mindfulness. Poems may reflect any discipline, any faith, or none. Poems must be previously unpublished. Poems not on the themes of meditation, mindfulness, stillness, or sacre...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Virginia

January 12, 2017
Poetry Society of Virginia
 
Prizes - $20 to $100
22 categories - formal or free verse, sonnets, friends or friendship, farm life, limericks, heroism, women, nature, birds, for children, bereavement, sestinas, ekphrastic, & more.
 
Postmark deadline: January 19, 2017
Continue reading...
 

The Found Poetry Review

January 11, 2017
The Found Poetry Review
 
Give us your poems made up of lines from newspaper articles, instruction booklets, dictionaries, toothpaste boxes, biographies, Craigs list posts, speeches, other poems and any other text-based source. Only found poems will be considered for publication; we regret we cannot publish “original” poems, regardless of quality.
 
With some exceptions, our editors look for submissions:
*Whose form demonstrate...

Continue reading...
 

Tea Time: Writing Our Leaves and Our Lives Workshop

January 9, 2017
Tea Time: Writing Our Leaves and Our Lives Workshop
 
Explore the tasty partnership of tea, story, poetry and writing—in this special writing workshop with author Megan Willome. Limit 10 participants. Registration will open on January 4. Class begins February 6, 2017.
 
Do you drink tea—either occasionally, or like your life depends upon it?
 
Sometimes life is hard. Sometimes it leaves you on the g...

Continue reading...
 

The Emily Stauffer Poetry Prize

January 8, 2017
The Emily Stauffer Poetry Prize
 
Apogee, the journal at Franklin College in Indiana, runs a national contest (only $5 per packet of 2 poems with a $200 prize), accepting both unpublished or previously poems.
 
Maximum of 2 pages per poem. Each submission is $5, with no limit to the number of entries. Previous entries will be accepted. The winner will receive $200 and two copies of the journal. Submissions in ...

Continue reading...
 

Anaiah Press: A Mightly Presence

January 8, 2017
Anaiah Press: A Mighty Presence   
 
Anaiah Press is a Christian digital-first publishing house dedicated to presenting quality faith-based fiction and nonfiction books to the public. Our Christian beliefs are reflected in the way we conduct business and in our relationships with our employees and authors. All books published by Anaiah Press are faith-based. We strive to publish books that convey a Christian message, explicit or implied, through ...

Continue reading...
 

Ruminate Magazine Short Story Prize

January 17, 2017
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
William Van Dyke Short Story Prize
 
Ruminate is an award-winning quarterly literary arts print magazine engaging the Christian faith. Ruminate publishes poetry, short stories, photography, visual art reproductions, short fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, essays, reviews, and interviews. We accept online submissions year-round. Ruminate also sponsors four contests each year--our poetry contest, short story contest, nonfiction contest, and visual art contest. Join us!
 
Entry fee is $20. Deadline is February 15, 2017.
 
You may submit one story per contest entry fee and it must be 5500 words or less. There is no limit on the number of entries per person.
 
$1500 will be awarded to the winner and publication in a future Ruminate issue. $200 will be awarded to the runner-up story and publication in a future Ruminate issue.


 

Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2017

January 15, 2017
Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2017
 
Deadline: Postmarked February 13, 2017
 
Poems may be 40 or fewer lines. They may be unpublished or previously published if the poet retains the rights to the poem. Poets may enter each category as many times as they wish. No poems will be returned.
 
Categories:
* Rhymed verse or blank verse (unrhymed iambic pentameter), any subject, serious or humorous
* Free verse, any subject, serious or h...

Continue reading...
 

Johnson City, TX, 9th Annual Writers Conference

January 15, 2017
Johnson City, TX, Library 9th Annual Writers Conference
 
Johnson City Library is proud to announce its 9th consecutive annual Writers Conference sponsored by the Johnson City Library Friends of the Library. This year’s theme is “Agents, Editors and Authors”. The conference is Wednesday, February 22nd, at the First United Methodist Church in Johnson City, 105 N. LBJ Dr.
 
Speakers will be author Bill Cotter (http://therumpus.net/20...

Continue reading...
 

Utah State Poetry Society

January 14, 2017
Utah State Poetry Society
 
Postmark deadline: Feb. 1, 2017
Entry fee: $10 plus $2 per poem for poem no longer than 40 lines
 
Prizes range from $10 to $75. 31 categories for nonmembers to enter on a wide variety of themes and forms.

Continue reading...
 

Spirit First Poetry Contest

January 13, 2017
Spirit First Poetry Contest
 
Deadline: January 31, 2017 (received by)
 
NO ENTRY FEE
 
Spirit First is pleased to announce its 8th Annual Meditation Poetry Contest. Poetry submissions may be of any length and any style but must have a theme of Meditation or Mindfulness. Poems may reflect any discipline, any faith, or none. Poems must be previously unpublished. Poems not on the themes of meditation, mindfulness, stillness, or sacre...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Virginia

January 12, 2017
Poetry Society of Virginia
 
Prizes - $20 to $100
22 categories - formal or free verse, sonnets, friends or friendship, farm life, limericks, heroism, women, nature, birds, for children, bereavement, sestinas, ekphrastic, & more.
 
Postmark deadline: January 19, 2017
Continue reading...
 

The Found Poetry Review

January 11, 2017
The Found Poetry Review
 
Give us your poems made up of lines from newspaper articles, instruction booklets, dictionaries, toothpaste boxes, biographies, Craigs list posts, speeches, other poems and any other text-based source. Only found poems will be considered for publication; we regret we cannot publish “original” poems, regardless of quality.
 
With some exceptions, our editors look for submissions:
*Whose form demonstrate...

Continue reading...
 

Tea Time: Writing Our Leaves and Our Lives Workshop

January 9, 2017
Tea Time: Writing Our Leaves and Our Lives Workshop
 
Explore the tasty partnership of tea, story, poetry and writing—in this special writing workshop with author Megan Willome. Limit 10 participants. Registration will open on January 4. Class begins February 6, 2017.
 
Do you drink tea—either occasionally, or like your life depends upon it?
 
Sometimes life is hard. Sometimes it leaves you on the g...

Continue reading...
 

The Emily Stauffer Poetry Prize

January 8, 2017
The Emily Stauffer Poetry Prize
 
Apogee, the journal at Franklin College in Indiana, runs a national contest (only $5 per packet of 2 poems with a $200 prize), accepting both unpublished or previously poems.
 
Maximum of 2 pages per poem. Each submission is $5, with no limit to the number of entries. Previous entries will be accepted. The winner will receive $200 and two copies of the journal. Submissions in ...

Continue reading...
 

Anaiah Press: A Mightly Presence

January 8, 2017
Anaiah Press: A Mighty Presence   
 
Anaiah Press is a Christian digital-first publishing house dedicated to presenting quality faith-based fiction and nonfiction books to the public. Our Christian beliefs are reflected in the way we conduct business and in our relationships with our employees and authors. All books published by Anaiah Press are faith-based. We strive to publish books that convey a Christian message, explicit or implied, through ...

Continue reading...
 

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