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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Katherine Paterson Prize for YA and Children's Writing

May 27, 2015
Katherine Paterson Prize for YA and Children’s Writing
 
An annual prize for Young Adult and Children’s Literature. A chance for your YA and Children’s Lit to be read by Hunger Mountain editors and guest judges!
 
One overall first place winner receives $1,000 and publication!
 Three category winners receive $100 each and publication. The categories are
•Young Adult (YA)
•Middle Grade (MG)
•Picture Book or Writing for Young Children
 
Entry fee: $20
Deadline: June 30, 2015


 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

May 27, 2015
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, 2015.
 
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 ti...

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Knoxville Writers Guild 2015 Writing Contest

May 25, 2015
Knoxville Writers Guild 2015 Writing Contest
 
Leslie Garrett Award For Literary Fiction - In memory of the late Knoxville author, Leslie Garrett. Entry consists of one short story totaling no more than 3,000 words, double-spaced. Only one entry per contestant. There is no fee for entering this contest.
 
Novel Excerpt - Send us something that makes us want to read more. Entry consists of typed, double-spaced novel excerpt or novella totaling no more t...

Continue reading...
 

The MacGuffin's 20th Nat'l Poet Hunt Contest

May 24, 2015
The MacGuffin’s 20th National Poet Hunt Contest
 
An entry consists of THREE POEMS.
Entries must be postmarked between April 1 and June 3, 2015.
There is a $15 entry fee.
 
First Place Prize of $500, plus two Honorable Mentions
First Place and Honorable Mention poems will be published in the Winter 2016 (Vol. XXXII, No. 2) issue of The MacGuffin.

Continue reading...
 

Arizona Mystery Writers Jim Martin Memorial Story Contest

May 23, 2015
Arizona Mystery Writers Jim Martin Memorial Story Contest
 
The annual story contest for 2015 runs from January 1 to June 1, 2015!  Anyone can enter – and anyone can win!  Send in your short story in mystery, suspense, or thriller style. Entries may be up to 2500 words (about 10 double-spaced pages). It’s loads of fun and a good exercise of your writing skills.
 
Deadline: June 1, 2015. That date will creep up on you, so start sketching your i...

Continue reading...
 

2015 TIFERET Writing Contest

May 22, 2015
2015 TIFERET Writing Contest
 
Deadline:  June 1, 2015.
 
$1,500 will be awarded in prizes
•$500 for the best poetry submission
•$500 for the best short story (fiction)
•$500 for the best essay or interview (non-fiction)
 
One prize winner and two honorable mentions will be awarded in each category.
 
A $15 fee is required for each entry. Entries are defined as follows:
•Poetry: You may submit up to six poems. (Poems should be submitted in one docum...

Continue reading...
 

The Mary Ballard Poetry Chapbook Prize

May 21, 2015
The Mary Ballard Poetry Chapbook Prize
 
We are pleased to announce that the 2015 Mary Ballard Poetry Chapbook Prize is open for submissions April 1 through June 30, 2014. There is NO fee to enter this contest and international entries are welcome.
 
Please realize that this is a chapbook competition for 20-40 pages of poetry. Entries with fewer than 20 pages will simply be discarded.
 
The winner of the Mary Bal...

Continue reading...
 

No. CO Writers Personal Essay/Creative Nonfiction Contest

May 20, 2015
Northern Colorado Writers Personal Essay/Creative Nonfiction Contest
 
Now Open: Personal Essay/Creative Nonfiction
Deadline: June 30, 2015
The personal essay can be in any form or style, and should be evocative, thought-provoking, and sincere--and if it's humorous too, even better. Our final judge in this category is the 2014 Colorado Book Award winner for Creative Nonfiction, BK Loren....

Continue reading...
 

Wordrunner echapbook - Fiction

May 19, 2015
Wordrunner echapbook - Fiction
 
A fiction collection by one author will be considered for the Summer 2015 e-chapbook. We may also select additional collections for publication later in the year. Last day to submit is June 30, 2015.
 
Stories may be flash or longer, from 750 up to 3,500 words* each, totaling a minimum of approximately 8,000 and a maximum of 18,000 words for the collection. We would like a minimum of five stories, but no more than 18 (if ...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Writers: Air

May 18, 2015
Saturday Writers Short Story & Essay Contest: Air

http://saturdaywriters.org/sw-writing-contests.html

 
May June Contest - Short Story & Essay
2,015 word limit
Theme:
AIR
“Blown Away” – Gas, Wind, flying, Oxygen...
Begins 5/30/15
Deadline 6/27/15
 

Official Rules & Guidelines: http://saturdaywriters.org/2015-sw-contest-rules-guidelines.html




Continue reading...
 

Katherine Paterson Prize for YA and Children's Writing

May 27, 2015
Katherine Paterson Prize for YA and Children’s Writing
 
An annual prize for Young Adult and Children’s Literature. A chance for your YA and Children’s Lit to be read by Hunger Mountain editors and guest judges!
 
One overall first place winner receives $1,000 and publication!
 Three category winners receive $100 each and publication. The categories are
•Young Adult (YA)
•Middle Grade (MG)
•Picture Book or Writing for Young Children
 
Entry fee: $20
Deadline: June 30, 2015


 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

May 27, 2015
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, 2015.
 
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 ti...

Continue reading...
 

Knoxville Writers Guild 2015 Writing Contest

May 25, 2015
Knoxville Writers Guild 2015 Writing Contest
 
Leslie Garrett Award For Literary Fiction - In memory of the late Knoxville author, Leslie Garrett. Entry consists of one short story totaling no more than 3,000 words, double-spaced. Only one entry per contestant. There is no fee for entering this contest.
 
Novel Excerpt - Send us something that makes us want to read more. Entry consists of typed, double-spaced novel excerpt or novella totaling no more t...

Continue reading...
 

The MacGuffin's 20th Nat'l Poet Hunt Contest

May 24, 2015
The MacGuffin’s 20th National Poet Hunt Contest
 
An entry consists of THREE POEMS.
Entries must be postmarked between April 1 and June 3, 2015.
There is a $15 entry fee.
 
First Place Prize of $500, plus two Honorable Mentions
First Place and Honorable Mention poems will be published in the Winter 2016 (Vol. XXXII, No. 2) issue of The MacGuffin.

Continue reading...
 

Arizona Mystery Writers Jim Martin Memorial Story Contest

May 23, 2015
Arizona Mystery Writers Jim Martin Memorial Story Contest
 
The annual story contest for 2015 runs from January 1 to June 1, 2015!  Anyone can enter – and anyone can win!  Send in your short story in mystery, suspense, or thriller style. Entries may be up to 2500 words (about 10 double-spaced pages). It’s loads of fun and a good exercise of your writing skills.
 
Deadline: June 1, 2015. That date will creep up on you, so start sketching your i...

Continue reading...
 

2015 TIFERET Writing Contest

May 22, 2015
2015 TIFERET Writing Contest
 
Deadline:  June 1, 2015.
 
$1,500 will be awarded in prizes
•$500 for the best poetry submission
•$500 for the best short story (fiction)
•$500 for the best essay or interview (non-fiction)
 
One prize winner and two honorable mentions will be awarded in each category.
 
A $15 fee is required for each entry. Entries are defined as follows:
•Poetry: You may submit up to six poems. (Poems should be submitted in one docum...

Continue reading...
 

The Mary Ballard Poetry Chapbook Prize

May 21, 2015
The Mary Ballard Poetry Chapbook Prize
 
We are pleased to announce that the 2015 Mary Ballard Poetry Chapbook Prize is open for submissions April 1 through June 30, 2014. There is NO fee to enter this contest and international entries are welcome.
 
Please realize that this is a chapbook competition for 20-40 pages of poetry. Entries with fewer than 20 pages will simply be discarded.
 
The winner of the Mary Bal...

Continue reading...
 

No. CO Writers Personal Essay/Creative Nonfiction Contest

May 20, 2015
Northern Colorado Writers Personal Essay/Creative Nonfiction Contest
 
Now Open: Personal Essay/Creative Nonfiction
Deadline: June 30, 2015
The personal essay can be in any form or style, and should be evocative, thought-provoking, and sincere--and if it's humorous too, even better. Our final judge in this category is the 2014 Colorado Book Award winner for Creative Nonfiction, BK Loren....

Continue reading...
 

Wordrunner echapbook - Fiction

May 19, 2015
Wordrunner echapbook - Fiction
 
A fiction collection by one author will be considered for the Summer 2015 e-chapbook. We may also select additional collections for publication later in the year. Last day to submit is June 30, 2015.
 
Stories may be flash or longer, from 750 up to 3,500 words* each, totaling a minimum of approximately 8,000 and a maximum of 18,000 words for the collection. We would like a minimum of five stories, but no more than 18 (if ...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Writers: Air

May 18, 2015
Saturday Writers Short Story & Essay Contest: Air

http://saturdaywriters.org/sw-writing-contests.html

 
May June Contest - Short Story & Essay
2,015 word limit
Theme:
AIR
“Blown Away” – Gas, Wind, flying, Oxygen...
Begins 5/30/15
Deadline 6/27/15
 

Official Rules & Guidelines: http://saturdaywriters.org/2015-sw-contest-rules-guidelines.html




Continue reading...
 

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