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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written by Sally Clark


and winner of a 2015
Silver Medal
from Moonbeam Children's Book Awards




Over 34,000 copies sold! 


Browsing Archive: May, 2019

Kentucky State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 31, 2019,
Kentucky State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Accepting entries nationwide for The Grand Prix Award $100 / $50 / $25 with a limit of 3 poems per entry. Fee is $10 for members and $12 for non-members, any subject, any form.

Accepting entries for KSPS members only (if a paid-up member) for the Chaffin/Kash Award $100 / $50 /$25, any subject, any form (3 poems for $10)

KSPS Members ma...


Continue reading ...
 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 30, 2019,
SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

NO ENTRY FEE

1st prize: $350. 2nd prize: $200. 3rd prize: $100. Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. Deadline: June 30, 2019.

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 times.


Continue reading ...
 

The Lascaux Review Prize in Flash Fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 29, 2019,
The Lascaux Review Prize in Flash Fiction

The Lascaux Prize in Flash Fiction is presently open for submissions. Stories may be previously published or unpublished, and simultaneous submissions are accepted. Winner receives $1,000, a bronze medallion, and publication in The Lascaux Review. The winner and all finalists will be published in the annual anthology.

Entry fee is $15. Writers may enter more than once, and as many as three stories may be submitted per en...


Continue reading ...
 

Gryphon House

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 28, 2019,
Gryphon House
 
At Gryphon House, our goal is to publish books that help teachers and parents enrich the lives of children from birth through age eight. We strive to make our books useful for teachers at all levels of experience, as well as for parents, caregivers, and anyone interested in working with children.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www....

Continue reading ...
 

eChapbook Fiction Collection Submissions

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 27, 2019,
eChapbook Fiction Collection Submissions

Stories may be flash or longer, from 500 up to 6,000 words* each, totaling a minimum of approximately 8,000 and a maximum of 30,000 words for the collection. We would like a minimum of five stories, but no more than 15 (if flash fiction). They need not be linked, but it would be a plus if they belong together for some reason, be it theme, location or character/s. We will also consider novel excerpts for these ech...


Continue reading ...
 

Writers' League of Texas Agents and Editors Conference

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 26, 2019,
Writers' League of Texas Agents and Editors Conference  

The Writers' League of Texas Agents & Editors Conference is one of the nation's premier conferences for writers, bringing together more than 20 nationally-known agents and editors with award-winning and bestselling authors for three days of conversation about the craft of writing and the practical steps toward publication.

For writers with finished manuscripts, the conference's one-on-one consulta...


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Naomi Cherkofsky Memorial Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 25, 2019,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Naomi Cherkofsky Memorial Contest

Deadline:  June 30
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Entry fee: $3

Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories about Miracles

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 23, 2019,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories about Miracles

Miracles do happen each and every day. Everyone has experienced events in their lives that cause wonder and astonishment and give them hope for a better future. Why did these things happen? Is there an explanation? Or did these things seem to happen for no reason at all?

We are looking for true stories of no more than 1,200 words for this multi-faith book that will awe you with ...


Continue reading ...
 

A Midsummer Tale Narrative Writing Contest: Secrets

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 22, 2019,
A Midsummer Tale Narrative Writing Contest: Secrets

AMT is a summer-themed narrative writing contest open to non-genre1 fiction and creative nonfiction. The theme of the 2019 A Midsummer Tale writing contest is: Secrets. An event that must be kept secret. The weight of holding onto a secret. A secret long kept, now revealed. Whether your story is set at the beginning, middle or end of a secret’s lifespan, it must take place during the hot summer...


Continue reading ...
 

Southwest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 20, 2019,
Southwest
 
Southwest: The Magazine’s mission is to be at the heart of the Southwest Airlines brand, upholding their tradition with impassioned storytelling about real places and real people. Our award-winning editorial dives into business, travel, and lifestyle topics, artfully blending quick hit content with long-form features. Word limit 3,500 words. Prefers personal narrative essays, profiles, and trend stories. Loves happy endings. Note the editoria...

Continue reading ...
 

Nebraska Writers Guild Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 19, 2019,
Nebraska Writers Guild Poetry Contest

Theme: Women of the Fur Trade
Poems can address any aspect of the theme, historic, modern, professional, personal, or societal.

1st Prize - $150.00, 2nd Prize $75.00, 3rd Prize $25.00

Submission Deadline: June 15, 2019

Entry fee of $10.00 per poem.


Continue reading ...
 

Baby Boomer Plus

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 17, 2019,
Baby Boomer Plus

ENTRY FEE $25. Deadline June 15, 2019. Stories Through the Ages - Baby Boomers Plus 2019 is open to people born 1964 or earlier. There is no prompt for the contest. Authors may write about any topic. The word count for this contest is 900 - 4,000 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. 

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slad...

Continue reading ...
 

The Christian Journal: Jesus Promises to Meet Our Needs

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 16, 2019,
The Christian Journal: Jesus Promises to Meet Our Needs    
 
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....

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado: Ubi sunt

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 16, 2019,
Poetry Society of CO: Ubi sunt

UBI SUNT (Open)
Deadline: June 15, 2019
Sponsor: Cheryl Miller
Theme: Ubi sunt
Form: Optional
Line Limits: 40 minimum, 50 maximum
Additional Prize Money ($90 total): First, $40; Second, $30; Third, $20

POSSIBILITIES:

Ubi sunt qui ante nos fuerunt? (Where are those who were before us? Ubi sunt (Where are they) poetry is not so much a longing for the good old days as a recognition of the transitory nature of life, o...


Continue reading ...
 

Cedar Grove Publishing

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 14, 2019,
Cedar Grove Publishing

At this time, Cedar Grove Publishing accepts fiction only in the form of children’s books, middle-grade and young adult novels, sci-fi/fantasy/horror, mystery, and graphic novels. We do not accept nonfiction, textbooks, or educational materials. We are willing to review unsolicited and non-agented manuscripts. We accept submissions twice a year in 45-day increments. 


Continue reading ...
 

Randee Dawn: Across the Universe

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 13, 2019,
Randee Dawn: Across the Universe

The anthology I am co-editing with Michael Ventrella, Across the Universe, is now open for submissions! Through a Kickstarter campaign (which successfully reached two stretch goals by the time it ended March 28), we were able to raise enough to go ahead with this project, and we have confirmations from authors Spider Robinson, David Gerrold, Jonathan Maberry,...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Forgiveness Fix

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 12, 2019,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Forgiveness Fix

Deadline May 30, 2019. We are looking for stories that will show our readers how forgiving someone or being forgiven by someone changed your life in a positive way. Were you able to reestablish a relationship after forgiving or being forgiven? Did letting go of your hurt feelings heal you and bring you a sense of peace? Help others find the same resolution by sharing your story. Keep yo...


Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate: Teach & Obey - Disciples Learning to do Jesus' Will

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 11, 2019,
Bible Advocate: Teach and Obey – Disciples Learning to Do Jesus’ Will
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 Ho...

Continue reading ...
 

Stormy Island Poetry Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 10, 2019,
Stormy Island Poetry Anthology

All poems should be sea and/or love themed. This is an open ended call for submissions, open until we feel we have enough accepted material to work with (aiming for around 100 poems). No word counts, we only ask that it pertains to one (or both!) of our themes. Submit in a word doc via email titled Poetry Submission to stormyislandpublishing@gmail.com with the title of the poem, theme used, and pen name if applica...


Continue reading ...
 

Texas Writes Program at the Wimberley Village Library

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 9, 2019,
Texas Writes Program at the Wimberley Village Library

10 a.m.Saturday May 18, 2019, 400 FM 2325, WimberleyTX  78676

Free and Open to the public, Refreshments provided.

RSVP by calling the Wimberley Village Library (512) 847-2188

Speakers are Jennifer duBois – Inventing Narrative: Finding Your way to Fiction

and Sasha West – Sharpening Your Descriptive Powers

See web site for more details.


Continue reading ...
 

Pitmad

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 8, 2019,
Pitmad

#PitMad is a pitch party on Twitter where writers tweet a 280-character pitch for their completed, polished, unpublished manuscripts. Agents and editors make requests by liking/favoriting the tweeted pitch.

Every unagented writer is welcome to pitch. All genres/categories are welcomed.

June 6, 2019 (8AM – 8PM EDT)



Continue reading ...
 

Boulevard Poetry Contest for Emerging Writers

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 7, 2019,
Boulevard Poetry Contest for Emerging Writers

$1,000 and publication awarded for the winning group of three poems by a poet who has not yet published a book of poetry with a nationally distributed press.

All entries must be postmarked by June 1, 2019 or submitted online by midnight CT.
Entry fee is $16 per group of three poems and $16 for each additional group. Fee includes a one-year subscription.

All entries will be considered for publication and for ...


Continue reading ...
 

2019 Gabehart Prize for Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 6, 2019,
2019 Gabehart Prize for Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Poetry

Three emerging writer awards are presented by Kentucky Women Writers each year. The Betty Gabehart Prizes in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry recognize and support writers of exceptional talent who show potential for excellence in their literary endeavors. Winners receive:

$300 honorarium (which may be used to defray travel & lodging expenses)

The opportunity to appear on stage to gi...


Continue reading ...
 

Tiferet Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 5, 2019,
Tiferet Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction Contest

$15 ENTRY FEE. Deadline June 1, 2019. First prize in each genre: $500 and publication in TIFERET. Honorable Mention Prizes will receive publication in a TIFERET digital issue. Limit six poems per submission. Fiction and nonfiction limited to 12 pages.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer'...

Continue reading ...
 

Baltimore Review Literary Contest: On the Road

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 4, 2019,
Baltimore Review Literary Contest: On the Road

$10 ENTRY FEE. Deadline May 31, 2019. The theme for the winter creative nonfiction contest is On the Road. Interstate, beltway, city street, suburban street, dead end, one-way, four-lane, dirt road, icy road, dark road. We spend a lot of time on the road. We have a lot of road trip stories. Take a ride in your poem, story, or ...


Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Interruptions

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 3, 2019,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Interruptions

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 sure to include your mailin...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Tweens/Teens and Their Bibles

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 1, 2019,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Tweens/Teens and Their Bibles

Topic: Helping Your Tween/Teen Feel Comfortable Taking a Bible to School - This article should focus on how a parent can equip a tween or teen to feel comfortable taking a Bible to school and giving a short explanation to others who ask about their right to do this and why they’re doing this. This should be a come-alongside tone, not teaching or preaching. Share how you d...


Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: May, 2019

Kentucky State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 31, 2019,
Kentucky State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Accepting entries nationwide for The Grand Prix Award $100 / $50 / $25 with a limit of 3 poems per entry. Fee is $10 for members and $12 for non-members, any subject, any form.

Accepting entries for KSPS members only (if a paid-up member) for the Chaffin/Kash Award $100 / $50 /$25, any subject, any form (3 poems for $10)

KSPS Members ma...


Continue reading ...
 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 30, 2019,
SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

NO ENTRY FEE

1st prize: $350. 2nd prize: $200. 3rd prize: $100. Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. Deadline: June 30, 2019.

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 times.


Continue reading ...
 

The Lascaux Review Prize in Flash Fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 29, 2019,
The Lascaux Review Prize in Flash Fiction

The Lascaux Prize in Flash Fiction is presently open for submissions. Stories may be previously published or unpublished, and simultaneous submissions are accepted. Winner receives $1,000, a bronze medallion, and publication in The Lascaux Review. The winner and all finalists will be published in the annual anthology.

Entry fee is $15. Writers may enter more than once, and as many as three stories may be submitted per en...


Continue reading ...
 

Gryphon House

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 28, 2019,
Gryphon House
 
At Gryphon House, our goal is to publish books that help teachers and parents enrich the lives of children from birth through age eight. We strive to make our books useful for teachers at all levels of experience, as well as for parents, caregivers, and anyone interested in working with children.
 
from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www....

Continue reading ...
 

eChapbook Fiction Collection Submissions

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 27, 2019,
eChapbook Fiction Collection Submissions

Stories may be flash or longer, from 500 up to 6,000 words* each, totaling a minimum of approximately 8,000 and a maximum of 30,000 words for the collection. We would like a minimum of five stories, but no more than 15 (if flash fiction). They need not be linked, but it would be a plus if they belong together for some reason, be it theme, location or character/s. We will also consider novel excerpts for these ech...


Continue reading ...
 

Writers' League of Texas Agents and Editors Conference

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 26, 2019,
Writers' League of Texas Agents and Editors Conference  

The Writers' League of Texas Agents & Editors Conference is one of the nation's premier conferences for writers, bringing together more than 20 nationally-known agents and editors with award-winning and bestselling authors for three days of conversation about the craft of writing and the practical steps toward publication.

For writers with finished manuscripts, the conference's one-on-one consulta...


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Naomi Cherkofsky Memorial Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 25, 2019,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Naomi Cherkofsky Memorial Contest

Deadline:  June 30
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Entry fee: $3

Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories about Miracles

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 23, 2019,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories about Miracles

Miracles do happen each and every day. Everyone has experienced events in their lives that cause wonder and astonishment and give them hope for a better future. Why did these things happen? Is there an explanation? Or did these things seem to happen for no reason at all?

We are looking for true stories of no more than 1,200 words for this multi-faith book that will awe you with ...


Continue reading ...
 

A Midsummer Tale Narrative Writing Contest: Secrets

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 22, 2019,
A Midsummer Tale Narrative Writing Contest: Secrets

AMT is a summer-themed narrative writing contest open to non-genre1 fiction and creative nonfiction. The theme of the 2019 A Midsummer Tale writing contest is: Secrets. An event that must be kept secret. The weight of holding onto a secret. A secret long kept, now revealed. Whether your story is set at the beginning, middle or end of a secret’s lifespan, it must take place during the hot summer...


Continue reading ...
 

Southwest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 20, 2019,
Southwest
 
Southwest: The Magazine’s mission is to be at the heart of the Southwest Airlines brand, upholding their tradition with impassioned storytelling about real places and real people. Our award-winning editorial dives into business, travel, and lifestyle topics, artfully blending quick hit content with long-form features. Word limit 3,500 words. Prefers personal narrative essays, profiles, and trend stories. Loves happy endings. Note the editoria...

Continue reading ...
 

Nebraska Writers Guild Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 19, 2019,
Nebraska Writers Guild Poetry Contest

Theme: Women of the Fur Trade
Poems can address any aspect of the theme, historic, modern, professional, personal, or societal.

1st Prize - $150.00, 2nd Prize $75.00, 3rd Prize $25.00

Submission Deadline: June 15, 2019

Entry fee of $10.00 per poem.


Continue reading ...
 

Baby Boomer Plus

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 17, 2019,
Baby Boomer Plus

ENTRY FEE $25. Deadline June 15, 2019. Stories Through the Ages - Baby Boomers Plus 2019 is open to people born 1964 or earlier. There is no prompt for the contest. Authors may write about any topic. The word count for this contest is 900 - 4,000 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. 

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slad...

Continue reading ...
 

The Christian Journal: Jesus Promises to Meet Our Needs

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 16, 2019,
The Christian Journal: Jesus Promises to Meet Our Needs    
 
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....

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado: Ubi sunt

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 16, 2019,
Poetry Society of CO: Ubi sunt

UBI SUNT (Open)
Deadline: June 15, 2019
Sponsor: Cheryl Miller
Theme: Ubi sunt
Form: Optional
Line Limits: 40 minimum, 50 maximum
Additional Prize Money ($90 total): First, $40; Second, $30; Third, $20

POSSIBILITIES:

Ubi sunt qui ante nos fuerunt? (Where are those who were before us? Ubi sunt (Where are they) poetry is not so much a longing for the good old days as a recognition of the transitory nature of life, o...


Continue reading ...
 

Cedar Grove Publishing

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 14, 2019,
Cedar Grove Publishing

At this time, Cedar Grove Publishing accepts fiction only in the form of children’s books, middle-grade and young adult novels, sci-fi/fantasy/horror, mystery, and graphic novels. We do not accept nonfiction, textbooks, or educational materials. We are willing to review unsolicited and non-agented manuscripts. We accept submissions twice a year in 45-day increments. 


Continue reading ...
 

Randee Dawn: Across the Universe

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 13, 2019,
Randee Dawn: Across the Universe

The anthology I am co-editing with Michael Ventrella, Across the Universe, is now open for submissions! Through a Kickstarter campaign (which successfully reached two stretch goals by the time it ended March 28), we were able to raise enough to go ahead with this project, and we have confirmations from authors Spider Robinson, David Gerrold, Jonathan Maberry,...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Forgiveness Fix

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 12, 2019,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Forgiveness Fix

Deadline May 30, 2019. We are looking for stories that will show our readers how forgiving someone or being forgiven by someone changed your life in a positive way. Were you able to reestablish a relationship after forgiving or being forgiven? Did letting go of your hurt feelings heal you and bring you a sense of peace? Help others find the same resolution by sharing your story. Keep yo...


Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate: Teach & Obey - Disciples Learning to do Jesus' Will

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 11, 2019,
Bible Advocate: Teach and Obey – Disciples Learning to Do Jesus’ Will
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 Ho...

Continue reading ...
 

Stormy Island Poetry Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 10, 2019,
Stormy Island Poetry Anthology

All poems should be sea and/or love themed. This is an open ended call for submissions, open until we feel we have enough accepted material to work with (aiming for around 100 poems). No word counts, we only ask that it pertains to one (or both!) of our themes. Submit in a word doc via email titled Poetry Submission to stormyislandpublishing@gmail.com with the title of the poem, theme used, and pen name if applica...


Continue reading ...
 

Texas Writes Program at the Wimberley Village Library

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, May 9, 2019,
Texas Writes Program at the Wimberley Village Library

10 a.m.Saturday May 18, 2019, 400 FM 2325, WimberleyTX  78676

Free and Open to the public, Refreshments provided.

RSVP by calling the Wimberley Village Library (512) 847-2188

Speakers are Jennifer duBois – Inventing Narrative: Finding Your way to Fiction

and Sasha West – Sharpening Your Descriptive Powers

See web site for more details.


Continue reading ...
 

Pitmad

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 8, 2019,
Pitmad

#PitMad is a pitch party on Twitter where writers tweet a 280-character pitch for their completed, polished, unpublished manuscripts. Agents and editors make requests by liking/favoriting the tweeted pitch.

Every unagented writer is welcome to pitch. All genres/categories are welcomed.

June 6, 2019 (8AM – 8PM EDT)



Continue reading ...
 

Boulevard Poetry Contest for Emerging Writers

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, May 7, 2019,
Boulevard Poetry Contest for Emerging Writers

$1,000 and publication awarded for the winning group of three poems by a poet who has not yet published a book of poetry with a nationally distributed press.

All entries must be postmarked by June 1, 2019 or submitted online by midnight CT.
Entry fee is $16 per group of three poems and $16 for each additional group. Fee includes a one-year subscription.

All entries will be considered for publication and for ...


Continue reading ...
 

2019 Gabehart Prize for Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Poetry

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, May 6, 2019,
2019 Gabehart Prize for Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Poetry

Three emerging writer awards are presented by Kentucky Women Writers each year. The Betty Gabehart Prizes in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry recognize and support writers of exceptional talent who show potential for excellence in their literary endeavors. Winners receive:

$300 honorarium (which may be used to defray travel & lodging expenses)

The opportunity to appear on stage to gi...


Continue reading ...
 

Tiferet Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, May 5, 2019,
Tiferet Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction Contest

$15 ENTRY FEE. Deadline June 1, 2019. First prize in each genre: $500 and publication in TIFERET. Honorable Mention Prizes will receive publication in a TIFERET digital issue. Limit six poems per submission. Fiction and nonfiction limited to 12 pages.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer'...

Continue reading ...
 

Baltimore Review Literary Contest: On the Road

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, May 4, 2019,
Baltimore Review Literary Contest: On the Road

$10 ENTRY FEE. Deadline May 31, 2019. The theme for the winter creative nonfiction contest is On the Road. Interstate, beltway, city street, suburban street, dead end, one-way, four-lane, dirt road, icy road, dark road. We spend a lot of time on the road. We have a lot of road trip stories. Take a ride in your poem, story, or ...


Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Interruptions

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, May 3, 2019,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Interruptions

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 sure to include your mailin...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Tweens/Teens and Their Bibles

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, May 1, 2019,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Tweens/Teens and Their Bibles

Topic: Helping Your Tween/Teen Feel Comfortable Taking a Bible to School - This article should focus on how a parent can equip a tween or teen to feel comfortable taking a Bible to school and giving a short explanation to others who ask about their right to do this and why they’re doing this. This should be a come-alongside tone, not teaching or preaching. Share how you d...


Continue reading ...
 
 

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