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





Common Good Books Poetry Contest: Poems of Experience

March 23, 2017
Common Good Books Poetry Contest: Poems of Experience
 
We are now accepting entries for “‘Poems of Experience: The Fifth Annual Common Good Books Poetry Contest.” Sharpen your pencil, and tell us what’s happened to you. Ten poets will receive prizes of $250 each for their poems of particular merit. Entries to “Poems of Experience” may be any poetic form. Mail your poem to Common Good Books, postmarked no later than April 15, 2017.
 

2017 New Ohio Reivew Contest

March 22, 2017
2017 New Ohio Review Contest
 
Judges: Fiction: Colm Toibin, Nonfiction: Phillip Lopate, Poetry: Rosanna Warren
Contest submissions run until April 15, 2017
Entry Fee: $20 (with a one-year subscription included)
Prizes:  $1,000 prize in each genre
 
Entrants may submit up to six single-spaced pages of poetry or 20 double-spaced pages of prose. If you are submitting through our online system, we prefer Microsoft Word documents (.doc or .docx). Cont...

Continue reading...
 

Passager Poetry Contest

March 22, 2017
Passager: A Press for Writers Over 50 Poetry Contest
 
Welcome to Passager! We publish two issues a year, an Open Issue (fall/winter), and a Poetry Contest issue (spring/summer). We urge you to become familiar with Passager before submitting work. Browse some previously published work, or order sample copies.
 
2017 Poetry Contest
Submit poems for the contest issue between February 15 and April 15, 2017. Please send a hard copy or use Submittable...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Ambassador of Poetry Award

March 21, 2017
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Ambassador of Poetry Award
 
Deadline:  April 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.



Continue reading...
 

The John Gardner Memorial Prize for Fiction

March 20, 2017
The John Gardner Memorial Prize for Fiction
 
The annual winner receives a $500 Prize and publication in summer issue of Harpur Palate.
Postmark Deadline: April 15
 
Short story submissions should be previously unpublished and shorter than 8,000 words. You may enter as many stories as you wish. The entry fee is $15 per story and includes a one-year subscription to Harpur Palate. Please send checks drawn on a U.S. bank or money orders made out...

Continue reading...
 

Gulf Coast Writers Association "Let's Write" Literary Contest

March 19, 2017
Gulf Coast Writers Association 2017 “Let’s Write” Literary Contest
 
Deadline: April 10, 2017
 
All categories--Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction--are open to all writers, published or unpublished. We will accept most genres, except pornography, erotica, graphic violence/horror, or anything racial or biased toward any religious or moral preference.
 
Entry Fee - $8.00 for each Fiction or Nonfiction entry or for 1-3 Poetry entries.
 
Prizes - $10...

Continue reading...
 

Outreach

March 19, 2017
Outreach
 
Outreach magazine is the gathering place of ideas, insights and stories for Christian churches focused on reaching out to their community—locally and globally—with the love of Christ. Our primary readers are senior pastors and church leadership, as well as laity who are passionate about outreach.
 
Outreach magazine is always on the lookout for ideas and stories, as well as experienced writers and inter...

Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: Peace

March 19, 2017
Purpose Magazine: Peace 
 
Purpose needs short, personal true anecdotal stories (350-650 words) and poems/verse (up to 12 lines). These submissions must meet the monthly themes.
 
Purpose is interested in true stories and poetry that illustrate practical ways Christians apply their faith in daily life or illustrate biblical understandings that support discipleship living.
 
Rates of payme...

Continue reading...
 

Dial Books for Young Readers

March 18, 2017
Dial Books for Young Readers
 
Dial Books For Young Readers publishes hardcover books aimed at children of all ages, including young adults. They are an imprint of Penguin that accepts unsolicited submissions. The catch? They do not respond to unsolicited submissions unless they are interested in the book. That means don’t expect a rejection from Dial, personal or otherwise.
 
Dial publishes around 70 new boo...

Continue reading...
 

Pockets: Gratitude

March 17, 2017
Pockets: Gratitude     
 
Designed for 6- to 12-year-olds, Pockets magazine offers wholesome devotional readings that teach about God’s love and presence in life. The content includes fiction, scripture stories, puzzles and games, poems, recipes, colorful pictures, activities, and scripture readings. Freelance submissions of stories, poems, recipes, puzzles and games, and activities are welcome. The magazine is published ...

Continue reading...
 

Common Good Books Poetry Contest: Poems of Experience

March 23, 2017
Common Good Books Poetry Contest: Poems of Experience
 
We are now accepting entries for “‘Poems of Experience: The Fifth Annual Common Good Books Poetry Contest.” Sharpen your pencil, and tell us what’s happened to you. Ten poets will receive prizes of $250 each for their poems of particular merit. Entries to “Poems of Experience” may be any poetic form. Mail your poem to Common Good Books, postmarked no later than April 15, 2017.
 

2017 New Ohio Reivew Contest

March 22, 2017
2017 New Ohio Review Contest
 
Judges: Fiction: Colm Toibin, Nonfiction: Phillip Lopate, Poetry: Rosanna Warren
Contest submissions run until April 15, 2017
Entry Fee: $20 (with a one-year subscription included)
Prizes:  $1,000 prize in each genre
 
Entrants may submit up to six single-spaced pages of poetry or 20 double-spaced pages of prose. If you are submitting through our online system, we prefer Microsoft Word documents (.doc or .docx). Cont...

Continue reading...
 

Passager Poetry Contest

March 22, 2017
Passager: A Press for Writers Over 50 Poetry Contest
 
Welcome to Passager! We publish two issues a year, an Open Issue (fall/winter), and a Poetry Contest issue (spring/summer). We urge you to become familiar with Passager before submitting work. Browse some previously published work, or order sample copies.
 
2017 Poetry Contest
Submit poems for the contest issue between February 15 and April 15, 2017. Please send a hard copy or use Submittable...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Ambassador of Poetry Award

March 21, 2017
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Ambassador of Poetry Award
 
Deadline:  April 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.



Continue reading...
 

The John Gardner Memorial Prize for Fiction

March 20, 2017
The John Gardner Memorial Prize for Fiction
 
The annual winner receives a $500 Prize and publication in summer issue of Harpur Palate.
Postmark Deadline: April 15
 
Short story submissions should be previously unpublished and shorter than 8,000 words. You may enter as many stories as you wish. The entry fee is $15 per story and includes a one-year subscription to Harpur Palate. Please send checks drawn on a U.S. bank or money orders made out...

Continue reading...
 

Gulf Coast Writers Association "Let's Write" Literary Contest

March 19, 2017
Gulf Coast Writers Association 2017 “Let’s Write” Literary Contest
 
Deadline: April 10, 2017
 
All categories--Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction--are open to all writers, published or unpublished. We will accept most genres, except pornography, erotica, graphic violence/horror, or anything racial or biased toward any religious or moral preference.
 
Entry Fee - $8.00 for each Fiction or Nonfiction entry or for 1-3 Poetry entries.
 
Prizes - $10...

Continue reading...
 

Outreach

March 19, 2017
Outreach
 
Outreach magazine is the gathering place of ideas, insights and stories for Christian churches focused on reaching out to their community—locally and globally—with the love of Christ. Our primary readers are senior pastors and church leadership, as well as laity who are passionate about outreach.
 
Outreach magazine is always on the lookout for ideas and stories, as well as experienced writers and inter...

Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: Peace

March 19, 2017
Purpose Magazine: Peace 
 
Purpose needs short, personal true anecdotal stories (350-650 words) and poems/verse (up to 12 lines). These submissions must meet the monthly themes.
 
Purpose is interested in true stories and poetry that illustrate practical ways Christians apply their faith in daily life or illustrate biblical understandings that support discipleship living.
 
Rates of payme...

Continue reading...
 

Dial Books for Young Readers

March 18, 2017
Dial Books for Young Readers
 
Dial Books For Young Readers publishes hardcover books aimed at children of all ages, including young adults. They are an imprint of Penguin that accepts unsolicited submissions. The catch? They do not respond to unsolicited submissions unless they are interested in the book. That means don’t expect a rejection from Dial, personal or otherwise.
 
Dial publishes around 70 new boo...

Continue reading...
 

Pockets: Gratitude

March 17, 2017
Pockets: Gratitude     
 
Designed for 6- to 12-year-olds, Pockets magazine offers wholesome devotional readings that teach about God’s love and presence in life. The content includes fiction, scripture stories, puzzles and games, poems, recipes, colorful pictures, activities, and scripture readings. Freelance submissions of stories, poems, recipes, puzzles and games, and activities are welcome. The magazine is published ...

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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