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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The Jane Lumley Prize

October 30, 2014
Jane Lumley Prize  
 
NO ENTRY FEE.
 
The Jane Lumley Prize will only be awarded to writers who have not published a full length poetry book. However, they may have published a chapbook, and/or found a home for their works in other literary journals. We also invite unpublished writers to submit their poems for consideration.
 
Deadline November 30, 2014.
 
The winner, selected by our editor, will receive a prize of $300 and will be featured in Issue 6, to be published in January 2015. Publication will also be awarded to the first two semi-finalists. In addition, all the entries will be considered for publication. Each poem should not exceed 2 pages. You may submit a maximum of six poems.


 

Mothering Through the Darkness: Stories of Postpartum Struggle

October 29, 2014
Mothering Through the Darkness: Stories of Postpartum Struggle  
 
The HerStories Project is seeking unpublished, first-person essays from mothers about their experiences with postpartum depression, anxiety, or other mental health struggles during or after pregnancy. Deadline: 12/01/2014. Prizes: $500. Fees: $10.
 

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The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction & Nonfiction

October 28, 2014
The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction
 
Writers of comedic essays, articles, short stories, poetry, shopping lists and other forms are invited to submit.
 
Works up to 750 words in length should be typed, double-spaced, accompanied by a money order or check for $5 to cover administrative costs, payable to "The Mona Schreiber Prize." No limit to entries but each must have a separate fee. Put contact information directly above the tit...

Continue reading...
 

WyoPoets Eugene V. Shea Annual Contest

October 27, 2014
WyoPoets Eugene V. Shea Annual Contest
 
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WHAT – Poems, published or unpublished. Any subject, any form, 40 lines or less (including title and line breaks. All poems must be original work of entrant. No pornography, racial or sexual ...

Continue reading...
 

Parabola Literary Journal: The Sacred

October 26, 2014
Parabola Literary Journal
 
Parabola is a quarterly journal devoted to the exploration of the quest for meaning as it is expressed in the world's myths, symbols, and religious traditions, with particular emphasis on the relationship between this store of wisdom and our modern life.
 
Each issue of Parabola is organized around a theme.
The theme for the Spring 2015 issue is The Sacred.
 
The submission deadline i...

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Pockets: Competition

October 25, 2014
Pockets: Connecting Kids and God the Other Six Days
 
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 ...

Continue reading...
 

Dallas Poets Community Poetry Contest

October 25, 2014
Dallas Poets Community Poetry Contest
 
$15 ENTRY FEE.
 
Winner will receive $200 and 30 copies of his/her chapbook, input on cover design, and be invited to read from his/her chapbook as the feature at a DPC First Friday reading. Manuscript should contain 16 to 20 pages of poetry: any form, any theme. Each poem should appear on a separate page. Deadline November 15, 2014.
 
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery S...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Nurses

October 23, 2014
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Nurses     
 
This will be our third book for nurses with coauthor LeAnn Thieman. We all know that times are tough in healthcare today. Nurses are dedicated and caring professionals who are doing more... with less. We are looking for true stories that will inspire, support, motivate and nurture those in the nursing profession. These true stories can be serious or humorous. They should be heartwarming and uplifting stories that...

Continue reading...
 

Atlantis Short Story Competition 2014

October 23, 2014
Atlantis Short Story Competition 2014
 
No theme or genre restrictions. Up to 2,500 words. Awards: $300, $100, $50 + in-depth feedback; Top 40: Name and story's title posted on website. Entry fees: $10, $15, $25 depending on level of feedback wanted when story does not place.
Deadline: November 30, 2014.
 
 

Continue reading...
 

Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest

October 21, 2014
Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest
 
WOW! hosts a (quarterly) writing contest every three months. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity, communication, and well-rewarded recognition to contestants. The contest is open globally; age is of no matter; and entries must be in English. We are open to all styles of writing, although we do encourage you to take a close look at our guest judge for the season if you are serious about w...

Continue reading...
 

The Jane Lumley Prize

October 30, 2014
Jane Lumley Prize  
 
NO ENTRY FEE.
 
The Jane Lumley Prize will only be awarded to writers who have not published a full length poetry book. However, they may have published a chapbook, and/or found a home for their works in other literary journals. We also invite unpublished writers to submit their poems for consideration.
 
Deadline November 30, 2014.
 
The winner, selected by our editor, will receive a prize of $300 and will be featured in Issue 6, to be published in January 2015. Publication will also be awarded to the first two semi-finalists. In addition, all the entries will be considered for publication. Each poem should not exceed 2 pages. You may submit a maximum of six poems.


 

Mothering Through the Darkness: Stories of Postpartum Struggle

October 29, 2014
Mothering Through the Darkness: Stories of Postpartum Struggle  
 
The HerStories Project is seeking unpublished, first-person essays from mothers about their experiences with postpartum depression, anxiety, or other mental health struggles during or after pregnancy. Deadline: 12/01/2014. Prizes: $500. Fees: $10.
 

Continue reading...
 

The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction & Nonfiction

October 28, 2014
The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction
 
Writers of comedic essays, articles, short stories, poetry, shopping lists and other forms are invited to submit.
 
Works up to 750 words in length should be typed, double-spaced, accompanied by a money order or check for $5 to cover administrative costs, payable to "The Mona Schreiber Prize." No limit to entries but each must have a separate fee. Put contact information directly above the tit...

Continue reading...
 

WyoPoets Eugene V. Shea Annual Contest

October 27, 2014
WyoPoets Eugene V. Shea Annual Contest
 
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, published or unpublished. Any subject, any form, 40 lines or less (including title and line breaks. All poems must be original work of entrant. No pornography, racial or sexual ...

Continue reading...
 

Parabola Literary Journal: The Sacred

October 26, 2014
Parabola Literary Journal
 
Parabola is a quarterly journal devoted to the exploration of the quest for meaning as it is expressed in the world's myths, symbols, and religious traditions, with particular emphasis on the relationship between this store of wisdom and our modern life.
 
Each issue of Parabola is organized around a theme.
The theme for the Spring 2015 issue is The Sacred.
 
The submission deadline i...

Continue reading...
 

Pockets: Competition

October 25, 2014
Pockets: Connecting Kids and God the Other Six Days
 
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 ...

Continue reading...
 

Dallas Poets Community Poetry Contest

October 25, 2014
Dallas Poets Community Poetry Contest
 
$15 ENTRY FEE.
 
Winner will receive $200 and 30 copies of his/her chapbook, input on cover design, and be invited to read from his/her chapbook as the feature at a DPC First Friday reading. Manuscript should contain 16 to 20 pages of poetry: any form, any theme. Each poem should appear on a separate page. Deadline November 15, 2014.
 
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery S...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Nurses

October 23, 2014
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Nurses     
 
This will be our third book for nurses with coauthor LeAnn Thieman. We all know that times are tough in healthcare today. Nurses are dedicated and caring professionals who are doing more... with less. We are looking for true stories that will inspire, support, motivate and nurture those in the nursing profession. These true stories can be serious or humorous. They should be heartwarming and uplifting stories that...

Continue reading...
 

Atlantis Short Story Competition 2014

October 23, 2014
Atlantis Short Story Competition 2014
 
No theme or genre restrictions. Up to 2,500 words. Awards: $300, $100, $50 + in-depth feedback; Top 40: Name and story's title posted on website. Entry fees: $10, $15, $25 depending on level of feedback wanted when story does not place.
Deadline: November 30, 2014.
 
 

Continue reading...
 

Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest

October 21, 2014
Women on Writing Fall Flash Fiction Contest
 
WOW! hosts a (quarterly) writing contest every three months. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity, communication, and well-rewarded recognition to contestants. The contest is open globally; age is of no matter; and entries must be in English. We are open to all styles of writing, although we do encourage you to take a close look at our guest judge for the season if you are serious about w...

Continue reading...
 

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