This site features current writing opportunities for authors of all genres, with a preference for Christian publications. The submission opportunities featured on this blog site have been collected by Sally Clark. I am not an editor, publisher, or an agent. I am a writer who enjoys sharing submission information I find on the web with other writers. 

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.

If you experience any problems with the links or with submitting your material, please let me know. If you would like to receive free submission information via a daily email, drop me a line at sally_s_clark@yahoo.com  and your name will be added to the e-list. Your name email address will never be shared or sold to anyone else. Promise!

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Published by Hachette Book Group,


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




Over 46,000 copies sold! 


Cobblestone Magazine: Beaver Fur Trade

December 2, 2021
Cobblestone Magazine: Beaver Fur Trade      

American History magazine for ages 9-14. Each issue of this acclaimed classroom magazine explores a single topic in depth, bringing history to life with primary sources, lively graphics, historical photographs, and maps. Designed to meet curriculum standards for history/social studies, Cobblestone® fosters an appreciation for the past while making connections to the present with fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Theme: Beaver Fur Trade (September 2022 issue)
Queries due: December 15, 2021

 

Rosebud Poetry Awards

December 1, 2021
Rosebud Poetry Awards

Starting in 2019, Rosebud began sponsoring its own annual poetry award. A grand prize of $500 will be awarded each year for the best poem in any style. At least three runners-up will also receive $100 each. Winning poems will be featured in Rosebud. Each $20 entry also gets a one-year subscription to Rosebud. You can submit at any time. Enter up to 3 poems.

Deadline is December 31, 2021.

...
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Boulevard Magazine Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers

November 30, 2021
Boulevard Magazine Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers

$1,500 and publication in Boulevard awarded to the winning story by a writer who has not yet published a book of fiction, poetry, or creative non-fiction with a nationally distributed press.

All entries must be postmarked by December 31, 2021 or submitted online by midnight CT. We accept works up to 8,000 words.

Entry fee is $16 for each individual story, with no limit per author, and...


Continue reading...
 

National Federation of State Poetry Societies Chapbook Contest

November 29, 2021
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Chapbook Contest

Awarding $1000 + Publication + 50 Books

Include title page (title only), table of contents, and 48 to 70 pages of poetry, counting any section, title pages but not counting front matter. Notes on Poems, if any, should be included in the count. May include previously published poems.

DEADLINE: Submissions will be accepted from August 1 through midnight PT, December 31, 2021. The Submit...

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The Bitter Southerner

November 28, 2021
The Bitter Southerner

The Bitter Southerner covers the U.S. South from a modern perspective. Our goal is to tell surprising untold stories about people and places in the Southern United States. The Bitter Southerner is committed to amplifying a multitude of voices that make up the past, present, and future of the South. Our features typically range from 2,500 to 5,000 words. We also consider personal essays, reviews, profiles, or opinion pieces...


Continue reading...
 

WyoPoets Eugene V. Shea Annual Contest

November 27, 2021
WyoPoets Eugene V. Shea Annual Contest      
http://www.wyopoets.org/shea-contest.html

WHO – Contest is open to all poets worldwide, however, submissions must be in the English language and fees in U.S. funds. Prizes will be awarded in U.S. currency.
 
WHAT – Poems must be original and unpublished. One poem per page; may be about any subject. No pornographic or discriminatory language. 
 
DEADLINE – December 31, 2021.
 
PRIZES –  First -- $100.00. Second - $50.00. Third - $30.00. Up to five H...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Historical Thanksgiving Fiction Based on Family Stories

November 26, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Historical Thanksgiving Fiction Based on Family Stories

Topic: We are looking for historical fiction about Thanksgiving that is based on true family stories. (Remember that “historical fiction” means stories that are from a time period that is at least 50 years ago. Each story should be a short story, of course (protagonist has a problem, the protagonist solves the problem through his/her actions) a...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Gift-Giving

November 24, 2021

Focus on the Family Magazine: Gift-Giving
https://www.focusonthefamily.com/magazine/call-for-submissions

Topic: What presents have you helped your children make for their teachers, Sunday school teachers, and grandparents? These should not be drawn pictures or handprints. Instead, they should be a means for teaching kids to really look at another person, see what that person might want, and then spend precious time to make a present for that person. We are looking for hands-on, practical. ideas...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs

November 23, 2021
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!
 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this J.C. Leyendecker cover illustration from the November 12, 1910, issue of The Saturday Evening Post.

A young boy in a high chair digging into a roasted turkey.

To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by December 26, 2021. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many ti...

Continue reading...
 

Cast of Wonders

November 21, 2021
Cast of Wonders

Deadline December 20, 2021. Cast of Wonders is a young adult short fiction market, open to stories up to 6,000 words in length. We aim for a 12-17 age range: that means sophisticated, non-condescending stories with wide appeal, and without gratuitous or explicit sex, violence or pervasive obscene language. Think Harry Potter or The Hunger Games. Pays eight cents per word for original fiction of any length. For reprints, they offer a $100...


Continue reading...
 

Cobblestone Magazine: Beaver Fur Trade

December 2, 2021
Cobblestone Magazine: Beaver Fur Trade      

American History magazine for ages 9-14. Each issue of this acclaimed classroom magazine explores a single topic in depth, bringing history to life with primary sources, lively graphics, historical photographs, and maps. Designed to meet curriculum standards for history/social studies, Cobblestone® fosters an appreciation for the past while making connections to the present with fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Theme: Beaver Fur Trade (September 2022 issue)
Queries due: December 15, 2021

 

Rosebud Poetry Awards

December 1, 2021
Rosebud Poetry Awards

Starting in 2019, Rosebud began sponsoring its own annual poetry award. A grand prize of $500 will be awarded each year for the best poem in any style. At least three runners-up will also receive $100 each. Winning poems will be featured in Rosebud. Each $20 entry also gets a one-year subscription to Rosebud. You can submit at any time. Enter up to 3 poems.

Deadline is December 31, 2021.

...
Continue reading...
 

Boulevard Magazine Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers

November 30, 2021
Boulevard Magazine Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers

$1,500 and publication in Boulevard awarded to the winning story by a writer who has not yet published a book of fiction, poetry, or creative non-fiction with a nationally distributed press.

All entries must be postmarked by December 31, 2021 or submitted online by midnight CT. We accept works up to 8,000 words.

Entry fee is $16 for each individual story, with no limit per author, and...


Continue reading...
 

National Federation of State Poetry Societies Chapbook Contest

November 29, 2021
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Chapbook Contest

Awarding $1000 + Publication + 50 Books

Include title page (title only), table of contents, and 48 to 70 pages of poetry, counting any section, title pages but not counting front matter. Notes on Poems, if any, should be included in the count. May include previously published poems.

DEADLINE: Submissions will be accepted from August 1 through midnight PT, December 31, 2021. The Submit...

Continue reading...
 

The Bitter Southerner

November 28, 2021
The Bitter Southerner

The Bitter Southerner covers the U.S. South from a modern perspective. Our goal is to tell surprising untold stories about people and places in the Southern United States. The Bitter Southerner is committed to amplifying a multitude of voices that make up the past, present, and future of the South. Our features typically range from 2,500 to 5,000 words. We also consider personal essays, reviews, profiles, or opinion pieces...


Continue reading...
 

WyoPoets Eugene V. Shea Annual Contest

November 27, 2021
WyoPoets Eugene V. Shea Annual Contest      
http://www.wyopoets.org/shea-contest.html

WHO – Contest is open to all poets worldwide, however, submissions must be in the English language and fees in U.S. funds. Prizes will be awarded in U.S. currency.
 
WHAT – Poems must be original and unpublished. One poem per page; may be about any subject. No pornographic or discriminatory language. 
 
DEADLINE – December 31, 2021.
 
PRIZES –  First -- $100.00. Second - $50.00. Third - $30.00. Up to five H...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Historical Thanksgiving Fiction Based on Family Stories

November 26, 2021
Focus on the Family Magazine: Historical Thanksgiving Fiction Based on Family Stories

Topic: We are looking for historical fiction about Thanksgiving that is based on true family stories. (Remember that “historical fiction” means stories that are from a time period that is at least 50 years ago. Each story should be a short story, of course (protagonist has a problem, the protagonist solves the problem through his/her actions) a...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Gift-Giving

November 24, 2021

Focus on the Family Magazine: Gift-Giving
https://www.focusonthefamily.com/magazine/call-for-submissions

Topic: What presents have you helped your children make for their teachers, Sunday school teachers, and grandparents? These should not be drawn pictures or handprints. Instead, they should be a means for teaching kids to really look at another person, see what that person might want, and then spend precious time to make a present for that person. We are looking for hands-on, practical. ideas...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs

November 23, 2021
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!
 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this J.C. Leyendecker cover illustration from the November 12, 1910, issue of The Saturday Evening Post.

A young boy in a high chair digging into a roasted turkey.

To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by December 26, 2021. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many ti...

Continue reading...
 

Cast of Wonders

November 21, 2021
Cast of Wonders

Deadline December 20, 2021. Cast of Wonders is a young adult short fiction market, open to stories up to 6,000 words in length. We aim for a 12-17 age range: that means sophisticated, non-condescending stories with wide appeal, and without gratuitous or explicit sex, violence or pervasive obscene language. Think Harry Potter or The Hunger Games. Pays eight cents per word for original fiction of any length. For reprints, they offer a $100...


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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