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. 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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Browsing Archive: March, 2019

Focus on the Family Magazine: Making the Bed

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 31, 2019,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Making the Bed

Topic: What is one unique way you taught your children to make their beds? Make sure your idea is different from those we already have at "Teach Your Children How to Make Their Own Beds." And if it is, please send it to us for consideration. "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-pr...


Continue reading ...
 

Acre Books: Novels & Short Story Collections

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 30, 2019,
Acre Books: Novels & Short Story Collections
 
Acre Books is an imprint of The Cincinnati Review. They focus on publishing literary fiction and poetry and are interested in novels and short story collections. They are not accepting submissions of full manuscripts, but ask you to submit a brief description of your manuscript along with 10 sample pages, using their online contact form.
 

Continue reading ...
 

California Writers Club Sacramento Branch Memoir Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 29, 2019,
California Writers Club Sacramento Branch Memoir Writing Contest

We each have a story to tell. Turn your own memoir into an engaging account that will leave readers feeling moved, entertained, informed, empathetic, outraged, laughing, crying, or astonished.

Contest period begins January 5 and ends April 30. 1,500 word limit.
Open to members ($20 per entry) and non-members ($30 per entry). Board members excluded.
First Place: $100 ~   Se...

Continue reading ...
 

The WrEN Award for Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 28, 2019,

The WrEN Award for Poetry 
http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/Contest_Guidelines/contest_guidelines.htm

$200 and one-year membership*** in Writers-Editors Network will be awarded to the poet whose work is "Best in Show." The top poet in each category will receive $25 and one-on-one feedback from the poetry judge.

Categories: Traditional Forms, Free Verse, and Poetry for Children. Entry fee is $15 for each batch of 3- to 5-single-spaced pages of unpublished poems submitted under one ...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Critical Thinking Skills for Kids

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 27, 2019,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Critical Thinking Skills for Kids

Topic: What is one way that you taught your kids to think critically, not about TV or magazines or books, but about things they found in the world around them or what their friends or teachers told them? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting t...


Continue reading ...
 

Sequestrum Literature & Art Journal Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 26, 2019,
Sequestrum Literature & Art Journal Contests

Every year we run an experiment that – with the exception of the occasional heavyweight anthology – is generally left untouched by publishers. Among traditional journals, it’s strictly taboo. An editor’s no-no. An unspoken gentlemen’s agreement sealed with a handshake in the backrooms of literary Geneva Conventions everywhere.

Ladies and gentlemen, we’re going to republish some unsolicited liter...


Continue reading ...
 

Southwest Writers Prose & Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 25, 2019,
Southwest Writers Prose & Poetry Contest

SouthWest Writers is proud to announce a Call for Submissions to the 2019 Short Prose & Poetry Contest.

First-, second-, and third-place winners will be awarded in sixteen categories of the Short Prose & Poetry Contest. The entries must be original, unpublished, and in English. You do not have to be a member of SWW or MWSA to enter.

Deadline: Contest entries may be submitted from February 1 through midn...

Continue reading ...
 

Lake Covington Romance Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 24, 2019,
Lake Covington Romance Writing Competition

The couple featured on the web site will have names, occupations, and blurbs about each that will act solely as a springboard for your creative minds to get the romance cooking.

The trope will be a classic romance trope, such as Fish Out of Water, that is used predominately throughout the genre. You’ll be given a brief explanation of the trope along with some examples to help get you on track. The examples are N...

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 23, 2019,
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!

Inline image

The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this illustration by Constantin Alajálov.

To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by April 25, 2019. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times as you wish.

The winning limerick wil...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: Peer Problems

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 21, 2019,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Peer Problems

Topic: What is one way that you helped your child deal with peer pressure, peer influence or another peer problem? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that others can apply once they've read it. The point is the tip.

Word count: 50 to 250 words
Rights: First ...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Bring Your Bible

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 20, 2019,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Bring Your Bible

Topic: What is one unique way that your child brought his/her Bible to school? And what was the outcome? What should others do when trying this? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that others can apply once they've read it. The point is the tip.

Word cou...

Continue reading ...
 

Arkansas Writers Conference Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 19, 2019,
Arkansas Writers Conference Contest

$20 to enter any or all contests.
Postmark deadline: April 20th, 2019       
19 contests to enter for fiction, nonfiction, poetry, humor, and more.
Prizes range from $10 - $50.

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of CO: Personal Poem or Dramatic Monologue

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 18, 2019,
Poetry Society of CO: Persona Poem or Dramatic Monologue

PERSONA POEM (Open)
Deadline: April 20, 2019
Sponsor: Nancy Bierman
Theme and Form: Optional
Style: Persona Poem or Dramatic Monologue
Line Limit: 50

MUSTS:
1. The speaker in the poem must be a fictional or historical character—someone other than the poet.
Note: The speaker does not have to be a person (human being).
2. The poem must be a monologue, written from the speaker’s point of ...

Continue reading ...
 

Generations Plus

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 17, 2019,
Generations Plus

Stories Through The Ages - Generations Plus 2019 is open to adults born 1965 and later. There is no prompt for the contest. Authors may write about any topic. The entry fee is $25 ($20 if submitting more than one story). The word count for this contest is 900 - 4000 words. Cash prizes of $500, $200 and $100 will be awarded. There will be a minimum of 15 finalists whose story will appear in the book. Deadline is April...


Continue reading ...
 

Boston Globe

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 16, 2019,
Boston Globe
 
The best places for new writers to start with the magazine are the Perspective column, an opinionated 800-word essay on a timely local news topic, and Connections, a 650-word first-person essay on relationships of any kind (romantic as well as those between friends, siblings, and parents and children). The following are not open to freelance submissions: Your Week Ahead, On the Block, Cooking, Miss Conduct, and Dinner with Cupi...

Continue reading ...
 

New Ohio Review Poetry & Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 15, 2019,
2019 New Ohio Review Poetry & Fiction Contest

Fiction: one story, up to 20 pages, nonfiction: one story, up to 20 pages, poetry: up to 6 poems
Contest submissions run until April 15, 2019      
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 (...


Continue reading ...
 

Windhover Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 14, 2019,
Windhover Literary Journal

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is proud to sponsor Windhover, a journal dedicated to promoting poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction that considers the Christian perspective and engages spiritual themes. Each spring the journal hosts a writers’ festival, inviting their published authors and interested readers to come to campus for a weekend of workshops and presentations on the connection between faith and ...


Continue reading ...
 

Windhover Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 14, 2019,
Windhover Literary Journal

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is proud to sponsor Windhover, a journal dedicated to promoting poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction that considers the Christian perspective and engages spiritual themes. Each spring the journal hosts a writers’ festival, inviting their published authors and interested readers to come to campus for a weekend of workshops and presentations on the connection between faith and ...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Feeding the Baby

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 13, 2019,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Feeding the Baby

Topic: In addition to praying for your child, reading or listening to a book, and watching TV or movies, what have you found to do while feeding an infant to keep from falling asleep? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that others can apply once they've...


Continue reading ...
 

Passager: A Press for Writers Over 50

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 12, 2019,
Passager: A Press for Writers Over 50       

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.

2019 Poetry Contest

Submit poems for the contest issue between February 15 and April 15, 2019. Please send a hard copy or use Submittable. Send:

     Up to five...

Continue reading ...
 

The Christian Journal: We Can Do All Things

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 11, 2019,
The Christian Journal: We Can Do All Things  
 
The Christian Journal solicits articles of encouragement and hope. These articles need to be uplifting and point to a God of grace, love and acceptance. Each article needs to inspire the reader to reconnect with God and his faith.
 
Articles should be 300–500 words in length. The average article is around 400 words. There is no payment for articles at this time. Each issue fo...

Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate: Go and Make - Commissioned to Evangelism and Baptism

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 9, 2019,
Bible Advocate: Go and Make – Commissioned to Evangelism and Baptism
https://baonline.org           
 
The Bible Advocate is one of the oldest religious magazines in America, founded in 1863. Now has been online since late 1996. Both are published by the Bible Advocate Press, the publishing agency of the General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day). The BA seeks to encourage the church to live by every word of God and to fully equip believers in Christ in every good work through Holy ...

Continue reading ...
 

Quirk Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 8, 2019,
Quirk Books
 
Quirk Books is headquartered on a charming cobblestone street in the his-toric Old City district of Philadelphia. Quirk publishes just 25 strikingly un-conventional books per year, and every title is a labor of love born out of our passions and obsessions. Always looking to set the next trend, Quirk delivers books and stories that are bold, unprecedented, beautifully designed, and affordable. A well-written novel with an off-the-wall edit...

Continue reading ...
 

National Writers Association Novel Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 7, 2019,
National Writers Association Novel Contest                                 

The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Novel Contest is to encourage the development of creative skills, recognize and reward outstanding ability in the area of novel writing. Any genre or category of novel manuscript may be entered. All entries must be postmarked by April 1. Only unpublished works may be submitted. All manuscripts must be typed, doub...


Continue reading ...
 

Pockets: Little Things

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 6, 2019,
Pockets: Little Things       

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 monthly (except...

Continue reading ...
 

Purpose Magazine: God Still Speaks

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 5, 2019,
Purpose Magazine: God Still Speaks    
 
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 payment...

Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: Free

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 4, 2019,
The War Cry: Free
 
The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well as the general pu...

Continue reading ...
 

Wergle Flomp Humorous Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 3, 2019,
Wergle Flomp Humorous Poetry Contest

Now in its 18th year, this contest seeks today's best humor poems. No fee to enter. Submit published or unpublished work. $2,250 in prizes. See more past winners and remarks from our judges in our contest archives.

Deadline - April 1, 2019.

First Prize: $1,000 plus a one-year gift certificate from our co-sponsor, Duotrope (a $50 value)
Second Prize: $250
Honorable Mentions: 10 awards ...

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Worship

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 2, 2019,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Worship               

Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.

We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be sur...


Continue reading ...
 

Foley Poetry Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 1, 2019,
Foley Poetry Award

Poems are being accepted for the 2019 Foley Poetry Award.

Each entrant is asked to submit only one unpublished poem on any topic. The poem should be 30 lines or fewer and not under consideration elsewhere. Poems will not be returned. Poems should be sent in via Submittable or postal mail.

Include contact information on the same page as the poem. Poems must be postmarked or sent in via Submittable between Jan. 1 and March 31...


Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: March, 2019

Focus on the Family Magazine: Making the Bed

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 31, 2019,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Making the Bed

Topic: What is one unique way you taught your children to make their beds? Make sure your idea is different from those we already have at "Teach Your Children How to Make Their Own Beds." And if it is, please send it to us for consideration. "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-pr...


Continue reading ...
 

Acre Books: Novels & Short Story Collections

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 30, 2019,
Acre Books: Novels & Short Story Collections
 
Acre Books is an imprint of The Cincinnati Review. They focus on publishing literary fiction and poetry and are interested in novels and short story collections. They are not accepting submissions of full manuscripts, but ask you to submit a brief description of your manuscript along with 10 sample pages, using their online contact form.
 

Continue reading ...
 

California Writers Club Sacramento Branch Memoir Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 29, 2019,
California Writers Club Sacramento Branch Memoir Writing Contest

We each have a story to tell. Turn your own memoir into an engaging account that will leave readers feeling moved, entertained, informed, empathetic, outraged, laughing, crying, or astonished.

Contest period begins January 5 and ends April 30. 1,500 word limit.
Open to members ($20 per entry) and non-members ($30 per entry). Board members excluded.
First Place: $100 ~   Se...

Continue reading ...
 

The WrEN Award for Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 28, 2019,

The WrEN Award for Poetry 
http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/Contest_Guidelines/contest_guidelines.htm

$200 and one-year membership*** in Writers-Editors Network will be awarded to the poet whose work is "Best in Show." The top poet in each category will receive $25 and one-on-one feedback from the poetry judge.

Categories: Traditional Forms, Free Verse, and Poetry for Children. Entry fee is $15 for each batch of 3- to 5-single-spaced pages of unpublished poems submitted under one ...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Critical Thinking Skills for Kids

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 27, 2019,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Critical Thinking Skills for Kids

Topic: What is one way that you taught your kids to think critically, not about TV or magazines or books, but about things they found in the world around them or what their friends or teachers told them? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting t...


Continue reading ...
 

Sequestrum Literature & Art Journal Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 26, 2019,
Sequestrum Literature & Art Journal Contests

Every year we run an experiment that – with the exception of the occasional heavyweight anthology – is generally left untouched by publishers. Among traditional journals, it’s strictly taboo. An editor’s no-no. An unspoken gentlemen’s agreement sealed with a handshake in the backrooms of literary Geneva Conventions everywhere.

Ladies and gentlemen, we’re going to republish some unsolicited liter...


Continue reading ...
 

Southwest Writers Prose & Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 25, 2019,
Southwest Writers Prose & Poetry Contest

SouthWest Writers is proud to announce a Call for Submissions to the 2019 Short Prose & Poetry Contest.

First-, second-, and third-place winners will be awarded in sixteen categories of the Short Prose & Poetry Contest. The entries must be original, unpublished, and in English. You do not have to be a member of SWW or MWSA to enter.

Deadline: Contest entries may be submitted from February 1 through midn...

Continue reading ...
 

Lake Covington Romance Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 24, 2019,
Lake Covington Romance Writing Competition

The couple featured on the web site will have names, occupations, and blurbs about each that will act solely as a springboard for your creative minds to get the romance cooking.

The trope will be a classic romance trope, such as Fish Out of Water, that is used predominately throughout the genre. You’ll be given a brief explanation of the trope along with some examples to help get you on track. The examples are N...

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 23, 2019,
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!

Inline image

The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this illustration by Constantin Alajálov.

To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by April 25, 2019. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times as you wish.

The winning limerick wil...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family: Peer Problems

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 21, 2019,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Peer Problems

Topic: What is one way that you helped your child deal with peer pressure, peer influence or another peer problem? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that others can apply once they've read it. The point is the tip.

Word count: 50 to 250 words
Rights: First ...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Bring Your Bible

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 20, 2019,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Bring Your Bible

Topic: What is one unique way that your child brought his/her Bible to school? And what was the outcome? What should others do when trying this? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that others can apply once they've read it. The point is the tip.

Word cou...

Continue reading ...
 

Arkansas Writers Conference Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 19, 2019,
Arkansas Writers Conference Contest

$20 to enter any or all contests.
Postmark deadline: April 20th, 2019       
19 contests to enter for fiction, nonfiction, poetry, humor, and more.
Prizes range from $10 - $50.

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of CO: Personal Poem or Dramatic Monologue

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 18, 2019,
Poetry Society of CO: Persona Poem or Dramatic Monologue

PERSONA POEM (Open)
Deadline: April 20, 2019
Sponsor: Nancy Bierman
Theme and Form: Optional
Style: Persona Poem or Dramatic Monologue
Line Limit: 50

MUSTS:
1. The speaker in the poem must be a fictional or historical character—someone other than the poet.
Note: The speaker does not have to be a person (human being).
2. The poem must be a monologue, written from the speaker’s point of ...

Continue reading ...
 

Generations Plus

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 17, 2019,
Generations Plus

Stories Through The Ages - Generations Plus 2019 is open to adults born 1965 and later. There is no prompt for the contest. Authors may write about any topic. The entry fee is $25 ($20 if submitting more than one story). The word count for this contest is 900 - 4000 words. Cash prizes of $500, $200 and $100 will be awarded. There will be a minimum of 15 finalists whose story will appear in the book. Deadline is April...


Continue reading ...
 

Boston Globe

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 16, 2019,
Boston Globe
 
The best places for new writers to start with the magazine are the Perspective column, an opinionated 800-word essay on a timely local news topic, and Connections, a 650-word first-person essay on relationships of any kind (romantic as well as those between friends, siblings, and parents and children). The following are not open to freelance submissions: Your Week Ahead, On the Block, Cooking, Miss Conduct, and Dinner with Cupi...

Continue reading ...
 

New Ohio Review Poetry & Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 15, 2019,
2019 New Ohio Review Poetry & Fiction Contest

Fiction: one story, up to 20 pages, nonfiction: one story, up to 20 pages, poetry: up to 6 poems
Contest submissions run until April 15, 2019      
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 (...


Continue reading ...
 

Windhover Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 14, 2019,
Windhover Literary Journal

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is proud to sponsor Windhover, a journal dedicated to promoting poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction that considers the Christian perspective and engages spiritual themes. Each spring the journal hosts a writers’ festival, inviting their published authors and interested readers to come to campus for a weekend of workshops and presentations on the connection between faith and ...


Continue reading ...
 

Windhover Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 14, 2019,
Windhover Literary Journal

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is proud to sponsor Windhover, a journal dedicated to promoting poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction that considers the Christian perspective and engages spiritual themes. Each spring the journal hosts a writers’ festival, inviting their published authors and interested readers to come to campus for a weekend of workshops and presentations on the connection between faith and ...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Feeding the Baby

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 13, 2019,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Feeding the Baby

Topic: In addition to praying for your child, reading or listening to a book, and watching TV or movies, what have you found to do while feeding an infant to keep from falling asleep? "Hacks & Facts" articles are not the place to showcase your voice as a writer. Also, lectures aren't encouraged. Instead concentrate on a hands-on-practical parenting tip that others can apply once they've...


Continue reading ...
 

Passager: A Press for Writers Over 50

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 12, 2019,
Passager: A Press for Writers Over 50       

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.

2019 Poetry Contest

Submit poems for the contest issue between February 15 and April 15, 2019. Please send a hard copy or use Submittable. Send:

     Up to five...

Continue reading ...
 

The Christian Journal: We Can Do All Things

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 11, 2019,
The Christian Journal: We Can Do All Things  
 
The Christian Journal solicits articles of encouragement and hope. These articles need to be uplifting and point to a God of grace, love and acceptance. Each article needs to inspire the reader to reconnect with God and his faith.
 
Articles should be 300–500 words in length. The average article is around 400 words. There is no payment for articles at this time. Each issue fo...

Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate: Go and Make - Commissioned to Evangelism and Baptism

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 9, 2019,
Bible Advocate: Go and Make – Commissioned to Evangelism and Baptism
https://baonline.org           
 
The Bible Advocate is one of the oldest religious magazines in America, founded in 1863. Now has been online since late 1996. Both are published by the Bible Advocate Press, the publishing agency of the General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day). The BA seeks to encourage the church to live by every word of God and to fully equip believers in Christ in every good work through Holy ...

Continue reading ...
 

Quirk Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 8, 2019,
Quirk Books
 
Quirk Books is headquartered on a charming cobblestone street in the his-toric Old City district of Philadelphia. Quirk publishes just 25 strikingly un-conventional books per year, and every title is a labor of love born out of our passions and obsessions. Always looking to set the next trend, Quirk delivers books and stories that are bold, unprecedented, beautifully designed, and affordable. A well-written novel with an off-the-wall edit...

Continue reading ...
 

National Writers Association Novel Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 7, 2019,
National Writers Association Novel Contest                                 

The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Novel Contest is to encourage the development of creative skills, recognize and reward outstanding ability in the area of novel writing. Any genre or category of novel manuscript may be entered. All entries must be postmarked by April 1. Only unpublished works may be submitted. All manuscripts must be typed, doub...


Continue reading ...
 

Pockets: Little Things

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 6, 2019,
Pockets: Little Things       

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 monthly (except...

Continue reading ...
 

Purpose Magazine: God Still Speaks

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 5, 2019,
Purpose Magazine: God Still Speaks    
 
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 payment...

Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: Free

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 4, 2019,
The War Cry: Free
 
The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well as the general pu...

Continue reading ...
 

Wergle Flomp Humorous Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 3, 2019,
Wergle Flomp Humorous Poetry Contest

Now in its 18th year, this contest seeks today's best humor poems. No fee to enter. Submit published or unpublished work. $2,250 in prizes. See more past winners and remarks from our judges in our contest archives.

Deadline - April 1, 2019.

First Prize: $1,000 plus a one-year gift certificate from our co-sponsor, Duotrope (a $50 value)
Second Prize: $250
Honorable Mentions: 10 awards ...

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Worship

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 2, 2019,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Worship               

Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.

We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be sur...


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Foley Poetry Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 1, 2019,
Foley Poetry Award

Poems are being accepted for the 2019 Foley Poetry Award.

Each entrant is asked to submit only one unpublished poem on any topic. The poem should be 30 lines or fewer and not under consideration elsewhere. Poems will not be returned. Poems should be sent in via Submittable or postal mail.

Include contact information on the same page as the poem. Poems must be postmarked or sent in via Submittable between Jan. 1 and March 31...


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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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