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.

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Browsing Archive: September, 2019

InSite

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 21, 2019,
InSite

InSite magazine informs and inspires professionals serving in the Christian camp and conference community. Readers enjoy poignant features, practical columns, current association news and industry-related product information. Sample available for download. Pays up to 20 cents/word.

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

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado Poetry Contest: October

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 20, 2019,
Poetry Society of Colorado Poetry Contest: October

October Contest

Theme: A Poem in Response to __________

Form: Optional

Poem submission line limit: 40 lines

Entry fee of $5.00 for each poem.

Prizes: 1st $50, 2nd $30, 3rd $20

Deadline: Oct. 19, 2019


Continue reading ...
 

American Christian Fiction Writers 2019 First Impressions Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 19, 2019,
American Christian Fiction Writers 2019 First Impressions Contest

FIRST IMPRESSIONS gives unpublished writers the opportunity to have the first five pages of their Christian fiction manuscript evaluated by an industry professional.

Any author whose work has not been previously published in novella or book-length fiction (in ANY print or online form) is eligible to enter First Impressions. Authors who are published in non-fiction, children's, and short story ...


Continue reading ...
 

Highland Park Poetry Muses' Gallery: Water

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 18, 2019,
Highland Park Poetry Muses’ Gallery: Water

Theme - Water
For Autumn/Winter Muses Gallery
Submission Deadline - Tuesday, October 15

Highland Park Poetry is now accepting submissions of poetry, photographs and artwork for our Autumn/Winter Muses' Gallery on the theme of water. Poems should not exceed 30 line limit; shorter work preferred. Previous published work okay with first publication acknowledgment. Send poems as text in the body of an emai...


Continue reading ...
 

Windhover Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 17, 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 fait...


Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Poetry Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 17, 2019,
Writer’s Digest Poetry Awards

Calling all poets! We’re on the look out for poems of all styles–rhyming, free verse, haiku, and more–for the 8th Annual Writer’s Digest Poetry Awards! This is the only Writer’s Digest competition exclusively for poets.

Enter any poem 32 lines or less for your chance to win $1,000, $250 or $100 in cash. In addition to the 1st – 3rd place prizes, 4th place through 10th place will win $50 and 11th...


Continue reading ...
 

National Writers Association Annual Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 17, 2019,
National Writers Association Annual Poetry Contest

The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Poetry Contest is to encourage the writing of poetry, a important form of individual expression which has a limited commercial market.

All entries must be postmarked by October 1. Only unpublished poems are eligible. All poetry forms and styles are eligible as long as they do not exceed 40 lines. Authors retain all rights and may submit ...


Continue reading ...
 

Sandy Run Novella Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 16, 2019,
Sandy Run Novella Award

$22 ENTRY FEE. Deadline September 30, 2019. The Sandy Run Novella Award is offered for an unpublished novella. The winning manuscript will be published by Hidden River Press, an imprint of Hidden River Publishing, and will receive $1,000. All submissions must be between 17,500 and 40,000 words.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books

Continue reading ...
 

Orca Cover Letter Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 15, 2019,
Orca Cover Letter Contest

$5 ENTRY FEE. Deadline September 30, 2019. Send us entries of up to 300 words that make us laugh, or cry, or just want to read the imaginary story it introduces. First place: $200. Second place: $75. Third place: $50. Winners will be announced in October. Winners and honorable mentions will be published in Orca’s third issue in February 2020.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books

Continue reading ...
 

The Christian Journal: God Wants to Eat With Us

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 14, 2019,
The Christian Journal: God Wants to Eat With Us         
 
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. Ea...

Continue reading ...
 

Rate Your Story Free Submission Day

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 13, 2019,
Rate Your Story Free Submission Day

Rate Your Story is hosting a free submissions day for nonmembers.

They are accepting any genre of story–including humor, fantasy, satire, sci fi, flash fiction, fable, retold folk tales, etc., up to 2000 words. It can be a board book text, picture book manuscript, short story for adults, teens, or written for anyone in between. Poetry is allowed AS LONG AS it tells a clear story (such as a rhyming picture b...


Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate: Reconciled

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 12, 2019,
Bible Advocate: Reconciled

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 Scripture

Word/Line Lengths: ...

Continue reading ...
 

Texas Writes at Bandera Public Library in Bandera, TX

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 11, 2019,
Texas Writes at the Bandera Public Library in BanderaTX

Bandera Public Library
515 Main Street
BanderaTX 78003

October 12, 2019 From 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Texas Writes is a statewide program that brings accomplished authors to rural libraries for a half day of presentations and panel discussions. Each event is free and open to the public.

Featured authors: Carol Dawson and Charlotte Gullick. If you're interested in attending, please contact ...


Continue reading ...
 

Cobblestone: Civil War: Reconstruction

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 10, 2019,
Cobblestone: Civil War: Reconstruction

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, nonfictio...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 9, 2019,
Poetry Magazine

We consider original works written in the English language as well as translations of poetry into English. Payment is made on publication at the rate of $10 per line (with a minimum payment of $300), and $150 per page of prose, for first serial rights. All rights will revert to the author upon publication. Authors will also receive two contributor copies of the issue in which their work appears.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Car...

Continue reading ...
 

Stories Out of School Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 8, 2019,
Stories Out of School Flash Fiction Contest
 
NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline October 1, 2019. Teachers seldom appear in fiction. This annual contest was created to inspire honest, unsentimental stories about teachers and the rich and complex world of schools. This year, the Academy for Teachers has partnered with Electric Literature to publish the winning entry. The story’s protagonist or its narrator must be a  K-12 teache...

Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: Christmas

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 7, 2019,
The War Cry: Christmas       

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 public. It is...


Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Accidents

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 6, 2019,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Accidents

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 mailing ad...


Continue reading ...
 

Purpose Magazine: One Body (in Christ) - Pentecost

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 5, 2019,
Purpose Magazine: One Body (in Christ) - Pentecost
 
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.
 
Rate...

Continue reading ...
 

Triadaus Literary Agency

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 4, 2019,
Triadaus Literary Agency

Multiple agents on staff, each with their own desires. See the individual agents for needs at present, to include children's books.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers since 2001

Continue reading ...
 

Connecticut River Review Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 3, 2019,
Connecticut River Review Poetry Contest

Submissions: August 1 to September 30th

Open to all poets
Fee $15 for up to 3 poems; unpublished poems, any form, 80-line limit.
Prizes: 1st – $400; 2nd – $100; 3rd – $50

Winning poems will be published in Connecticut River Review and posted on the Connecticut Poetry Society website. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable; however, please notify us immediately upon acceptance elsewhere.


Continue reading ...
 

Writers House Literary Agency

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 2, 2019,
Writers House Literary Agency

Writers House represents writers of fiction and nonfiction, for both adult and juvenile books as well as illustrators. Our agents work with literary and commercial fiction, women's fiction, science fiction/fantasy, narrative nonfiction, history, memoirs, biographies, psychology, science, parenting, cookbooks, how-to, self-help, business, finance, young adult and juvenile fiction/nonfiction and picture books. We are interested...


Continue reading ...
 

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 1, 2019,
Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

Deadline is September 30, 2019.      

We will award the Tom Howard Prize of $1,500 for a poem in any style or genre, and the Margaret Reid Prize of $1,500 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style. Ten Honorable Mentions will receive $100 each (any style). The top 12 entries will be published online. Length limit: 250 lines per poem. No restrictions on age o...


Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: September, 2019

InSite

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 21, 2019,
InSite

InSite magazine informs and inspires professionals serving in the Christian camp and conference community. Readers enjoy poignant features, practical columns, current association news and industry-related product information. Sample available for download. Pays up to 20 cents/word.

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

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado Poetry Contest: October

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 20, 2019,
Poetry Society of Colorado Poetry Contest: October

October Contest

Theme: A Poem in Response to __________

Form: Optional

Poem submission line limit: 40 lines

Entry fee of $5.00 for each poem.

Prizes: 1st $50, 2nd $30, 3rd $20

Deadline: Oct. 19, 2019


Continue reading ...
 

American Christian Fiction Writers 2019 First Impressions Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 19, 2019,
American Christian Fiction Writers 2019 First Impressions Contest

FIRST IMPRESSIONS gives unpublished writers the opportunity to have the first five pages of their Christian fiction manuscript evaluated by an industry professional.

Any author whose work has not been previously published in novella or book-length fiction (in ANY print or online form) is eligible to enter First Impressions. Authors who are published in non-fiction, children's, and short story ...


Continue reading ...
 

Highland Park Poetry Muses' Gallery: Water

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 18, 2019,
Highland Park Poetry Muses’ Gallery: Water

Theme - Water
For Autumn/Winter Muses Gallery
Submission Deadline - Tuesday, October 15

Highland Park Poetry is now accepting submissions of poetry, photographs and artwork for our Autumn/Winter Muses' Gallery on the theme of water. Poems should not exceed 30 line limit; shorter work preferred. Previous published work okay with first publication acknowledgment. Send poems as text in the body of an emai...


Continue reading ...
 

Windhover Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 17, 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 fait...


Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Poetry Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 17, 2019,
Writer’s Digest Poetry Awards

Calling all poets! We’re on the look out for poems of all styles–rhyming, free verse, haiku, and more–for the 8th Annual Writer’s Digest Poetry Awards! This is the only Writer’s Digest competition exclusively for poets.

Enter any poem 32 lines or less for your chance to win $1,000, $250 or $100 in cash. In addition to the 1st – 3rd place prizes, 4th place through 10th place will win $50 and 11th...


Continue reading ...
 

National Writers Association Annual Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 17, 2019,
National Writers Association Annual Poetry Contest

The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Poetry Contest is to encourage the writing of poetry, a important form of individual expression which has a limited commercial market.

All entries must be postmarked by October 1. Only unpublished poems are eligible. All poetry forms and styles are eligible as long as they do not exceed 40 lines. Authors retain all rights and may submit ...


Continue reading ...
 

Sandy Run Novella Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 16, 2019,
Sandy Run Novella Award

$22 ENTRY FEE. Deadline September 30, 2019. The Sandy Run Novella Award is offered for an unpublished novella. The winning manuscript will be published by Hidden River Press, an imprint of Hidden River Publishing, and will receive $1,000. All submissions must be between 17,500 and 40,000 words.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books

Continue reading ...
 

Orca Cover Letter Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 15, 2019,
Orca Cover Letter Contest

$5 ENTRY FEE. Deadline September 30, 2019. Send us entries of up to 300 words that make us laugh, or cry, or just want to read the imaginary story it introduces. First place: $200. Second place: $75. Third place: $50. Winners will be announced in October. Winners and honorable mentions will be published in Orca’s third issue in February 2020.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books

Continue reading ...
 

The Christian Journal: God Wants to Eat With Us

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 14, 2019,
The Christian Journal: God Wants to Eat With Us         
 
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. Ea...

Continue reading ...
 

Rate Your Story Free Submission Day

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 13, 2019,
Rate Your Story Free Submission Day

Rate Your Story is hosting a free submissions day for nonmembers.

They are accepting any genre of story–including humor, fantasy, satire, sci fi, flash fiction, fable, retold folk tales, etc., up to 2000 words. It can be a board book text, picture book manuscript, short story for adults, teens, or written for anyone in between. Poetry is allowed AS LONG AS it tells a clear story (such as a rhyming picture b...


Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate: Reconciled

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 12, 2019,
Bible Advocate: Reconciled

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 Scripture

Word/Line Lengths: ...

Continue reading ...
 

Texas Writes at Bandera Public Library in Bandera, TX

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 11, 2019,
Texas Writes at the Bandera Public Library in BanderaTX

Bandera Public Library
515 Main Street
BanderaTX 78003

October 12, 2019 From 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Texas Writes is a statewide program that brings accomplished authors to rural libraries for a half day of presentations and panel discussions. Each event is free and open to the public.

Featured authors: Carol Dawson and Charlotte Gullick. If you're interested in attending, please contact ...


Continue reading ...
 

Cobblestone: Civil War: Reconstruction

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 10, 2019,
Cobblestone: Civil War: Reconstruction

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, nonfictio...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 9, 2019,
Poetry Magazine

We consider original works written in the English language as well as translations of poetry into English. Payment is made on publication at the rate of $10 per line (with a minimum payment of $300), and $150 per page of prose, for first serial rights. All rights will revert to the author upon publication. Authors will also receive two contributor copies of the issue in which their work appears.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Car...

Continue reading ...
 

Stories Out of School Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 8, 2019,
Stories Out of School Flash Fiction Contest
 
NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline October 1, 2019. Teachers seldom appear in fiction. This annual contest was created to inspire honest, unsentimental stories about teachers and the rich and complex world of schools. This year, the Academy for Teachers has partnered with Electric Literature to publish the winning entry. The story’s protagonist or its narrator must be a  K-12 teache...

Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: Christmas

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, September 7, 2019,
The War Cry: Christmas       

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 public. It is...


Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Accidents

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 6, 2019,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Accidents

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 mailing ad...


Continue reading ...
 

Purpose Magazine: One Body (in Christ) - Pentecost

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, September 5, 2019,
Purpose Magazine: One Body (in Christ) - Pentecost
 
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.
 
Rate...

Continue reading ...
 

Triadaus Literary Agency

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 4, 2019,
Triadaus Literary Agency

Multiple agents on staff, each with their own desires. See the individual agents for needs at present, to include children's books.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers since 2001

Continue reading ...
 

Connecticut River Review Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, September 3, 2019,
Connecticut River Review Poetry Contest

Submissions: August 1 to September 30th

Open to all poets
Fee $15 for up to 3 poems; unpublished poems, any form, 80-line limit.
Prizes: 1st – $400; 2nd – $100; 3rd – $50

Winning poems will be published in Connecticut River Review and posted on the Connecticut Poetry Society website. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable; however, please notify us immediately upon acceptance elsewhere.


Continue reading ...
 

Writers House Literary Agency

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, September 2, 2019,
Writers House Literary Agency

Writers House represents writers of fiction and nonfiction, for both adult and juvenile books as well as illustrators. Our agents work with literary and commercial fiction, women's fiction, science fiction/fantasy, narrative nonfiction, history, memoirs, biographies, psychology, science, parenting, cookbooks, how-to, self-help, business, finance, young adult and juvenile fiction/nonfiction and picture books. We are interested...


Continue reading ...
 

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, September 1, 2019,
Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

Deadline is September 30, 2019.      

We will award the Tom Howard Prize of $1,500 for a poem in any style or genre, and the Margaret Reid Prize of $1,500 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style. Ten Honorable Mentions will receive $100 each (any style). The top 12 entries will be published online. Length limit: 250 lines per poem. No restrictions on age o...


Continue reading ...
 
 

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