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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Tethered by Letters Spring Contest

January 28, 2015
Tethered by Letters Winter Literary Contest 
 
Tethered By Letters is pleased to announce our second third annual Fall Literary Competition. There are three submission categories: 1) short stories of any genre ranging from 1,000 to 7,500 words, 2) flash fiction with a word limit of either 55, 250, or 500 words, and 3) poetry no longer than three pages. For these contests we are looking for engaging stories, vivid characters, and fresh perspectives and styles.
 
Deadline: February 28, 2015. Midnight PT.
 
Entry fees are $7, or $15, depending on the category you enter. Prizes are $150 or $500 depending on the category.
 
Finalist in each category will also receive free professional edits on their submission.


 

Tablerock Poetry Festival Anthology "Animal Tales"

January 28, 2015
Tablerock Poetry Festival of Salado, Texas
Guidelines for 8th Annual Tablerock Anthology “Animal Tales” 
 
Poets Submission Rules
1.  Poetry due date Feb 5, 2015 (e-mail with Attachment only)  
2.  100 books published by July, 2015
3.  You may enter 3 poems total, in one submission.
4.  Submission should be e-mailed in an attachment – no snail mail
5.  Attachment (up to 3 poems as one submission) to tablerock1@aol.com only
6.  Poetry will be juried by sel...

Continue reading...
 

Nivalis Short Story Contest 2015

January 26, 2015
Nivalis Short Story Contest 2015
 
ENDS – 11:59 p.m. Feb 28, 2015 (US Central time)
 
“Nivalis”, the theme of the contest, represents the winter season. Like our previous contest, the interpretation of the theme is left to the writer’s fancy – the story may have winter as the backdrop, or may convey a sense of chill. It may be a gloomy tale up in the north, or a pleasant story away from the tropical heat. We are not too choosy about the genre eith...

Continue reading...
 

DIG: Eleanor of Aquitaine

January 25, 2015
DIG Into History Magazine
 
DIG Into History focuses on world history for ages 9-14 with a 10- to 14-page section that focuses on an archaeological discovery or topic related to the issue’s theme. Each issue is theme-related. Accuracy is essential. Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available at $6.95 plus $2.00 shipping and handling.)
 
For March...

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Weavings: Embodied

January 24, 2015
Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life
 
Articles 1000 to 2000 words, sermons and meditations 500 to 2000 words, stories (fiction or nonfiction) 750 to 2000 words, poems, prayers and liturgical pieces. Weavings is neither a popular devotional guide nor a technical scholarly journal. We are looking for material that has spiritual depth expressed in simple, even poetic, prose. We hope authors will show our readers the subject rather ...

Continue reading...
 

2016 Texas Poetry Calendar

January 23, 2015
2016 Texas Poetry Calendar
 
Deadline: February 20, 2015
 
•Submit 1 – 3 poems IN A SINGLE DOCUMENT, with each poem on a separate page. DO NOT SUBMIT MORE THAN ONE TIME.
•35-line limit per poem, including title and spaces. We highly recommend that you submit at least one short poem — 10 lines or less, including title and spaces. We welcome haiku, tanka, and other short forms.
•We prefer poems with a Texas connection.
•We strongly prefer titled poems...

Continue reading...
 

bioStories Magazine Essay Contest

January 21, 2015
bioStories Magazine Essay Contest
 
bioStories Magazine is pleased to announce its second annual essay contest. The theme for 2015 is: “Elders”. We encourage writers to interpret the theme broadly and creatively.
 
Entries may be up to 3,000 words, must be nonfiction, and cannot be previously published. Entries should be submitted by pasting the essay directly in the body of an email addressed to: editor@biostories.com . The words “Elders Submission”, t...

Continue reading...
 

Creative Nonfiction Anthology: Beyond "Crazy"

January 20, 2015
Creative Nonfiction Anthology: Beyond “Crazy”
 
Deadline: February 9, 2015
 
Every year, one in four American adults will endure the trials of a diagnosable mental health disorder. But although many Americans have experienced a mental illness, either firsthand or through a family member, friend, or colleague, the stigma surrounding mental illness remains. We believe that the most important tool we have for defusing the power of this ...

Continue reading...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2015

January 19, 2015
Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2015
 
Deadline: Postmarked February 16, 2015
 
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 humorous 
* Hu...

Continue reading...
 

Persimmon Tree Literary Journal

January 18, 2015
Persimmon Tree:
An Online Magazine of the Arts by Women Over Sixty
 
Persimmon Tree’s mission is to bring the creativity and talent of women over sixty to a wide audience of readers of all ages.We are looking for work that reveals rich experience and a variety of perspectives. Each issue of the magazine will include several fiction and nonfiction pieces, poetry by ...

Continue reading...
 

Tethered by Letters Spring Contest

January 28, 2015
Tethered by Letters Winter Literary Contest 
 
Tethered By Letters is pleased to announce our second third annual Fall Literary Competition. There are three submission categories: 1) short stories of any genre ranging from 1,000 to 7,500 words, 2) flash fiction with a word limit of either 55, 250, or 500 words, and 3) poetry no longer than three pages. For these contests we are looking for engaging stories, vivid characters, and fresh perspectives and styles.
 
Deadline: February 28, 2015. Midnight PT.
 
Entry fees are $7, or $15, depending on the category you enter. Prizes are $150 or $500 depending on the category.
 
Finalist in each category will also receive free professional edits on their submission.


 

Tablerock Poetry Festival Anthology "Animal Tales"

January 28, 2015
Tablerock Poetry Festival of Salado, Texas
Guidelines for 8th Annual Tablerock Anthology “Animal Tales” 
 
Poets Submission Rules
1.  Poetry due date Feb 5, 2015 (e-mail with Attachment only)  
2.  100 books published by July, 2015
3.  You may enter 3 poems total, in one submission.
4.  Submission should be e-mailed in an attachment – no snail mail
5.  Attachment (up to 3 poems as one submission) to tablerock1@aol.com only
6.  Poetry will be juried by sel...

Continue reading...
 

Nivalis Short Story Contest 2015

January 26, 2015
Nivalis Short Story Contest 2015
 
ENDS – 11:59 p.m. Feb 28, 2015 (US Central time)
 
“Nivalis”, the theme of the contest, represents the winter season. Like our previous contest, the interpretation of the theme is left to the writer’s fancy – the story may have winter as the backdrop, or may convey a sense of chill. It may be a gloomy tale up in the north, or a pleasant story away from the tropical heat. We are not too choosy about the genre eith...

Continue reading...
 

DIG: Eleanor of Aquitaine

January 25, 2015
DIG Into History Magazine
 
DIG Into History focuses on world history for ages 9-14 with a 10- to 14-page section that focuses on an archaeological discovery or topic related to the issue’s theme. Each issue is theme-related. Accuracy is essential. Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available at $6.95 plus $2.00 shipping and handling.)
 
For March...

Continue reading...
 

Weavings: Embodied

January 24, 2015
Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life
 
Articles 1000 to 2000 words, sermons and meditations 500 to 2000 words, stories (fiction or nonfiction) 750 to 2000 words, poems, prayers and liturgical pieces. Weavings is neither a popular devotional guide nor a technical scholarly journal. We are looking for material that has spiritual depth expressed in simple, even poetic, prose. We hope authors will show our readers the subject rather ...

Continue reading...
 

2016 Texas Poetry Calendar

January 23, 2015
2016 Texas Poetry Calendar
 
Deadline: February 20, 2015
 
•Submit 1 – 3 poems IN A SINGLE DOCUMENT, with each poem on a separate page. DO NOT SUBMIT MORE THAN ONE TIME.
•35-line limit per poem, including title and spaces. We highly recommend that you submit at least one short poem — 10 lines or less, including title and spaces. We welcome haiku, tanka, and other short forms.
•We prefer poems with a Texas connection.
•We strongly prefer titled poems...

Continue reading...
 

bioStories Magazine Essay Contest

January 21, 2015
bioStories Magazine Essay Contest
 
bioStories Magazine is pleased to announce its second annual essay contest. The theme for 2015 is: “Elders”. We encourage writers to interpret the theme broadly and creatively.
 
Entries may be up to 3,000 words, must be nonfiction, and cannot be previously published. Entries should be submitted by pasting the essay directly in the body of an email addressed to: editor@biostories.com . The words “Elders Submission”, t...

Continue reading...
 

Creative Nonfiction Anthology: Beyond "Crazy"

January 20, 2015
Creative Nonfiction Anthology: Beyond “Crazy”
 
Deadline: February 9, 2015
 
Every year, one in four American adults will endure the trials of a diagnosable mental health disorder. But although many Americans have experienced a mental illness, either firsthand or through a family member, friend, or colleague, the stigma surrounding mental illness remains. We believe that the most important tool we have for defusing the power of this ...

Continue reading...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2015

January 19, 2015
Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2015
 
Deadline: Postmarked February 16, 2015
 
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 humorous 
* Hu...

Continue reading...
 

Persimmon Tree Literary Journal

January 18, 2015
Persimmon Tree:
An Online Magazine of the Arts by Women Over Sixty
 
Persimmon Tree’s mission is to bring the creativity and talent of women over sixty to a wide audience of readers of all ages.We are looking for work that reveals rich experience and a variety of perspectives. Each issue of the magazine will include several fiction and nonfiction pieces, poetry by ...

Continue reading...
 

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