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.

If you experience any problems with the links or with submitting your material, please let me know. If you would like to receive free submission information via a daily email, drop me a line at sally_s_clark@yahoo.com  and your name will be added to the e-list. Your name email address will never be shared or sold to anyone else. Promise!

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and winner of a 2015
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Over 49,000 copies sold! 


Browsing Archive: December, 2021

WOW! Women on Writing 2022 Quarterly Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 31, 2021,
WOW! Women On Writing 2022 Quarterly Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

Seeking creative nonfiction essays on any topic (200 - 1000 words) and in any style -- from personal essay and memoir to lyric essay and hybrid, and more! The mission of this contest is to reward bravery in real-life storytelling and create an understanding of our world through thoughtful, engaging narratives.

Electronic submissions via email only; reprints are okay; simulta...


Continue reading ...
 

Snapshots Haiku Calendar Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 30, 2021,
Snapshots Haiku Calendar Competition 

Entries should be emailed or postmarked by January 31, 2022.

12 haiku will be selected as monthly winners and will be published prominently in The Haiku Calendar 2021. The prize money will be divided equally between the 12 winners. 40 additional haiku will be selected as runners-up and these will also be published in the calendar. Entrants may win more than one prize.

Haiku should ideally inclu...


Continue reading ...
 

MUSE: Skepticism/Spotting Fakes

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 29, 2021,
MUSE: Skepticism/Spotting Fakes

MUSE® is a discovery magazine for children and teens ages 9-14. It takes intellectual curiosity seriously, while never taking itself too seriously. The editors seek fresh and entertaining articles from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Timeliness and trustworthiness are essential, but humor, irreverence, and atypical angles are also hallmarks of MUSE. We seek articles that describe how things...

Continue reading ...
 

Last Leaves Magazine: Ancestors

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 28, 2021,
Last Leaves Magazine: Ancestors

Theme for Issue 4: Ancestors

We want you to interpret this theme as creatively as you can. Who and where do you come from? Who or where does your poetry come from? Tell us about the origins of your own story or of your writing. Who inspires you? Who supports you? Who came before to pave a path for your poetry? If you are prone to writing poetry “under the influence” of the greats, now is the time to submit those poems!...


Continue reading ...
 

Highland Park Poetry Muses Gallery: Poets Choice

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 27, 2021,
Highland Park Poetry Muses Gallery: Poets Choice 

Amateurs, semi-professionals, professionals and students of all ages are invited to submit original poetry in response to the 2022 Poetry Challenge. This year Highland Park Poetry challenges poets to write a response to one of the following three prompts:

Underwater Life OR U. S. National Parks (honoring Yellowstone National Park 150th anniversary) OR Waltmarie (see attached descr...


Continue reading ...
 

ASK Magazine: Facing Fear

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 26, 2021,
ASK Magazine: Facing Fear  

ASK is a nonfiction magazine for children 7–10 years old who are curious about science and the world they live in. Each edition of ASK is built around a central theme or question.

ASK introduces kids to the joys of thinking and questioning scientifically, and presumes them to be active members of the international community of knowledge-seekers. The ideal ASK article is an engaging nonfiction story (or cartoon) that is concr...


Continue reading ...
 

Zocalo Public Space Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 24, 2021,
Zocalo Public Space Poetry Prize

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline January 22, 2022.

Since 2012, Zócalo has awarded the prize annually to the US poet whose poem best evokes a connection to place. “Place” may be interpreted in many ways, be it of historical, cultural, political, or personal Since 2012, the Zócalo Public Square Poetry Prize has recognized the U.S. writer of a poem that best evokes a connection to p...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Teaching Toddlers Not to Hit Siblings

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 23, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Teaching Toddlers Not to Hit Siblings

Topic: How did you help your toddlers and preschoolers learn to not hit their siblings? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is o...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 22, 2021,
Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Contest    

Prizes - $20 to $100

Entry fee - $6 per poem

21 categories - formal or free verse, sonnets, friends or friendship, farm life, limericks, heroism, women, nature, birds, for children, bereavement, fathers, sestinas, ekphrastic, & more.

Postmark deadline: January 19, 2022



Continue reading ...
 

Literal Latte Fiction Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 21, 2021,
Literal Latte Fiction Awards     

K. Margaret Grossman Fiction Awards
First Prize $1000 Second Prize $300 Third Prize $200
 
Send unpublished stories, 10,000 words max.
All subjects and styles welcome.
Postmark by January 15th.
Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address (optional) — on Cover Page only.
Include Self Addressed Stamped Envelope or Email Address for reply.
Include $10 Reading Fee per story — OR — $15 reading Fee for two stories...

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Of Thee I Sing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 19, 2021,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society     
 
OF THEE I SING CONTEST        
 
Deadline:  January 15
Subject:  Praise of Someone - Someplace - Something (human - vegetable - animal - mineral - flora, etc.)
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $25     $10
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.
...
Continue reading ...
 

Cobblestone Magazine: John Quincy Adams

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 18, 2021,
Cobblestone: John Quincy Adams     

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, nonfiction, ...

Continue reading ...
 

Pennsylvania Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 17, 2021,
Pennsylvania Poetry Society Annual Contest     
http://www.nfsps.com/pa/PPS-Competitions.html

13 categories to enter including Humor, Rhyming, Praise Poem, Nature, Art, Pennsylvania, Mothers, Sand & Sea, Memories, Ancestors, Environment, and more. Entry fee - $3 per poem.  Prizes range from $10 - $100.
 
Deadline is January 15, 2022.

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Toddlers at Christmas

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 16, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Toddlers at Christmas

Topic: What is a unique and innovative way that you helped your toddler and preschooler respect the Christmas tree ornaments and not tear them down. We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author...

Continue reading ...
 

North Carolina Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 15, 2021,
North Carolina Poetry Society Annual Contest      

Entry fee: $5 per poem entered for nonmembers
Prizes: $60 or $30 for each category
Postmark deadline: January 12, 2022
 
10 category contests include: poems written by adults for children 2 to 12 years of age, love, light verse or limericks, haiku, sonnet, American heritage, sibling-hood, or nature, courage or crisis, contemporary events or issues, and free verse.


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Candy and Young Children

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 14, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Candy & Young Children    

Topic: How have you helped your 2- to 3-year-old understand that candy is a treat, not something they get to eat all the time? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want one hands-on, practical. idea that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time...

Continue reading ...
 

God's Constant Presence & In His Time

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 13, 2021,

Hi Authors,

Have you been focusing on God's presence during this holiday season? Then you may find this call to be perfect timing.

James Stuart Bell and Jeanette Littleton have an immediate need for more stories for the Guideposts compilation: God's Constant Presence. The deadline for this is January 1, but we'd love submissions earlier (we have to go through an unusual and lengthy process with Guideposts).

The second compilation, as you may know, is: In His Time. We are still accepting stories ...


Continue reading ...
 

Erma Bombeck Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 12, 2021,
Erma Bombeck Writing Competition

Entries are accepted from anywhere in the world. Previous contest winners are encouraged to enter. Children under 13 are NOT eligible to enter. Registration for the University of Dayton’s  Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop is NOT required to enter the writing competition.
 
$15 entry fee. Entry must be written in English. Limit one entry total (not per category) per person. Personal essay must be 450 words or less (...

Continue reading ...
 

Gemini Magazine 12th Annual Poetry Open Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 10, 2021,
Gemini Magazine 12th Annual Poetry Open Competition

We are open to any style of poetry on any topic Awards: $1,000, $100, $25 and publication. Entry fee: $8 for up to three poems.  Deadline: January 4, 2022.  

Continue reading ...
 

Voices de la Luna

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 9, 2021,
Voices de la Luna      

Voices de la Luna is a quarterly literature and arts magazine. Founded in 2008 by San Antonio writers Mo Saidi and Jim Brandenburg, the magazine is the premier literary magazine in South Texas. All of us who are involved with the production of the magazine and with the many community services offered by Voices staff, board members, and contributors believe that poetry heals and arts advance the quality of life. Poetry, essays...


Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Cooking

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 8, 2021,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Cooking    

Continue reading ...
 

Mississippi Review Literary Journal Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 7, 2021,
Mississippi Review Literary Journal Contest     

Entry fee - $15
 
Our annual contest awards prizes of $1,000 in fiction, nonfiction and in poetry. Winners and finalists will make up next winter's print issue of the national literary magazine Mississippi Review. Contest is open to all writers in English, except current or former students or employees of The University of Southern Mississippi. Fiction and nonfiction entries should be 1,000-8,000 wor...

Continue reading ...
 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 6, 2021,
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: December 31, 2021.

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, you can enter innumerable times.



Continue reading ...
 

3rd Annual Loud Coffee Press Haiku Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 5, 2021,
3rd Annual Loud Coffee Press Haiku Contest

This year's theme is "Perseverence."

To enter, please follow the rules: One entry per person! Your entry must be based around the theme, "Perseverance." The interpretation of this theme is entirely up to you. Have fun and be creative! All haikus must follow the 5-7-5 syllable rule.

Please send entries to loudcoffeepress@gmail.com  by midnight, EST, December 24th, 2021. Please...


Continue reading ...
 

"letters i'll never send" anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 3, 2021,
"letters i'll never send" anthology

This anthology will be a compilation of first-person accounts including letters, prosaic poems, diary entries, postcard letters, short personal essays, and other genre-bending experimental pieces.

"letters i'll never send" is meant to serve as a sentimental linkage between the writer and the reader. It should lure the reader in emotionally, so that they can resonate in some meaningful way. Simultaneousl...


Continue reading ...
 

Cobblestone Magazine: Beaver Fur Trade

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 2, 2021,
Cobblestone Magazine: Beaver Fur Trade      

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, non...

Continue reading ...
 

Rosebud Poetry Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 1, 2021,
Rosebud Poetry Awards

Starting in 2019, Rosebud began sponsoring its own annual poetry award. A grand prize of $500 will be awarded each year for the best poem in any style. At least three runners-up will also receive $100 each. Winning poems will be featured in Rosebud. Each $20 entry also gets a one-year subscription to Rosebud. You can submit at any time. Enter up to 3 poems.

Deadline is December 31, 2021.

...
Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: December, 2021

WOW! Women on Writing 2022 Quarterly Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 31, 2021,
WOW! Women On Writing 2022 Quarterly Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

Seeking creative nonfiction essays on any topic (200 - 1000 words) and in any style -- from personal essay and memoir to lyric essay and hybrid, and more! The mission of this contest is to reward bravery in real-life storytelling and create an understanding of our world through thoughtful, engaging narratives.

Electronic submissions via email only; reprints are okay; simulta...


Continue reading ...
 

Snapshots Haiku Calendar Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 30, 2021,
Snapshots Haiku Calendar Competition 

Entries should be emailed or postmarked by January 31, 2022.

12 haiku will be selected as monthly winners and will be published prominently in The Haiku Calendar 2021. The prize money will be divided equally between the 12 winners. 40 additional haiku will be selected as runners-up and these will also be published in the calendar. Entrants may win more than one prize.

Haiku should ideally inclu...


Continue reading ...
 

MUSE: Skepticism/Spotting Fakes

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 29, 2021,
MUSE: Skepticism/Spotting Fakes

MUSE® is a discovery magazine for children and teens ages 9-14. It takes intellectual curiosity seriously, while never taking itself too seriously. The editors seek fresh and entertaining articles from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Timeliness and trustworthiness are essential, but humor, irreverence, and atypical angles are also hallmarks of MUSE. We seek articles that describe how things...

Continue reading ...
 

Last Leaves Magazine: Ancestors

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 28, 2021,
Last Leaves Magazine: Ancestors

Theme for Issue 4: Ancestors

We want you to interpret this theme as creatively as you can. Who and where do you come from? Who or where does your poetry come from? Tell us about the origins of your own story or of your writing. Who inspires you? Who supports you? Who came before to pave a path for your poetry? If you are prone to writing poetry “under the influence” of the greats, now is the time to submit those poems!...


Continue reading ...
 

Highland Park Poetry Muses Gallery: Poets Choice

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 27, 2021,
Highland Park Poetry Muses Gallery: Poets Choice 

Amateurs, semi-professionals, professionals and students of all ages are invited to submit original poetry in response to the 2022 Poetry Challenge. This year Highland Park Poetry challenges poets to write a response to one of the following three prompts:

Underwater Life OR U. S. National Parks (honoring Yellowstone National Park 150th anniversary) OR Waltmarie (see attached descr...


Continue reading ...
 

ASK Magazine: Facing Fear

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 26, 2021,
ASK Magazine: Facing Fear  

ASK is a nonfiction magazine for children 7–10 years old who are curious about science and the world they live in. Each edition of ASK is built around a central theme or question.

ASK introduces kids to the joys of thinking and questioning scientifically, and presumes them to be active members of the international community of knowledge-seekers. The ideal ASK article is an engaging nonfiction story (or cartoon) that is concr...


Continue reading ...
 

Zocalo Public Space Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 24, 2021,
Zocalo Public Space Poetry Prize

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline January 22, 2022.

Since 2012, Zócalo has awarded the prize annually to the US poet whose poem best evokes a connection to place. “Place” may be interpreted in many ways, be it of historical, cultural, political, or personal Since 2012, the Zócalo Public Square Poetry Prize has recognized the U.S. writer of a poem that best evokes a connection to p...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Teaching Toddlers Not to Hit Siblings

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 23, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Teaching Toddlers Not to Hit Siblings

Topic: How did you help your toddlers and preschoolers learn to not hit their siblings? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is o...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 22, 2021,
Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Contest    

Prizes - $20 to $100

Entry fee - $6 per poem

21 categories - formal or free verse, sonnets, friends or friendship, farm life, limericks, heroism, women, nature, birds, for children, bereavement, fathers, sestinas, ekphrastic, & more.

Postmark deadline: January 19, 2022



Continue reading ...
 

Literal Latte Fiction Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 21, 2021,
Literal Latte Fiction Awards     

K. Margaret Grossman Fiction Awards
First Prize $1000 Second Prize $300 Third Prize $200
 
Send unpublished stories, 10,000 words max.
All subjects and styles welcome.
Postmark by January 15th.
Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address (optional) — on Cover Page only.
Include Self Addressed Stamped Envelope or Email Address for reply.
Include $10 Reading Fee per story — OR — $15 reading Fee for two stories...

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Of Thee I Sing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 19, 2021,
Massachusetts State Poetry Society     
 
OF THEE I SING CONTEST        
 
Deadline:  January 15
Subject:  Praise of Someone - Someplace - Something (human - vegetable - animal - mineral - flora, etc.)
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $25     $10
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.
...
Continue reading ...
 

Cobblestone Magazine: John Quincy Adams

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, December 18, 2021,
Cobblestone: John Quincy Adams     

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, nonfiction, ...

Continue reading ...
 

Pennsylvania Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 17, 2021,
Pennsylvania Poetry Society Annual Contest     
http://www.nfsps.com/pa/PPS-Competitions.html

13 categories to enter including Humor, Rhyming, Praise Poem, Nature, Art, Pennsylvania, Mothers, Sand & Sea, Memories, Ancestors, Environment, and more. Entry fee - $3 per poem.  Prizes range from $10 - $100.
 
Deadline is January 15, 2022.

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Toddlers at Christmas

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 16, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Toddlers at Christmas

Topic: What is a unique and innovative way that you helped your toddler and preschooler respect the Christmas tree ornaments and not tear them down. We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical. ideas that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author...

Continue reading ...
 

North Carolina Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 15, 2021,
North Carolina Poetry Society Annual Contest      

Entry fee: $5 per poem entered for nonmembers
Prizes: $60 or $30 for each category
Postmark deadline: January 12, 2022
 
10 category contests include: poems written by adults for children 2 to 12 years of age, love, light verse or limericks, haiku, sonnet, American heritage, sibling-hood, or nature, courage or crisis, contemporary events or issues, and free verse.


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Candy and Young Children

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 14, 2021,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Candy & Young Children    

Topic: How have you helped your 2- to 3-year-old understand that candy is a treat, not something they get to eat all the time? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want one hands-on, practical. idea that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can try to do. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time...

Continue reading ...
 

God's Constant Presence & In His Time

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 13, 2021,

Hi Authors,

Have you been focusing on God's presence during this holiday season? Then you may find this call to be perfect timing.

James Stuart Bell and Jeanette Littleton have an immediate need for more stories for the Guideposts compilation: God's Constant Presence. The deadline for this is January 1, but we'd love submissions earlier (we have to go through an unusual and lengthy process with Guideposts).

The second compilation, as you may know, is: In His Time. We are still accepting stories ...


Continue reading ...
 

Erma Bombeck Writing Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 12, 2021,
Erma Bombeck Writing Competition

Entries are accepted from anywhere in the world. Previous contest winners are encouraged to enter. Children under 13 are NOT eligible to enter. Registration for the University of Dayton’s  Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop is NOT required to enter the writing competition.
 
$15 entry fee. Entry must be written in English. Limit one entry total (not per category) per person. Personal essay must be 450 words or less (...

Continue reading ...
 

Gemini Magazine 12th Annual Poetry Open Competition

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 10, 2021,
Gemini Magazine 12th Annual Poetry Open Competition

We are open to any style of poetry on any topic Awards: $1,000, $100, $25 and publication. Entry fee: $8 for up to three poems.  Deadline: January 4, 2022.  

Continue reading ...
 

Voices de la Luna

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 9, 2021,
Voices de la Luna      

Voices de la Luna is a quarterly literature and arts magazine. Founded in 2008 by San Antonio writers Mo Saidi and Jim Brandenburg, the magazine is the premier literary magazine in South Texas. All of us who are involved with the production of the magazine and with the many community services offered by Voices staff, board members, and contributors believe that poetry heals and arts advance the quality of life. Poetry, essays...


Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Cooking

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 8, 2021,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Cooking    

Continue reading ...
 

Mississippi Review Literary Journal Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, December 7, 2021,
Mississippi Review Literary Journal Contest     

Entry fee - $15
 
Our annual contest awards prizes of $1,000 in fiction, nonfiction and in poetry. Winners and finalists will make up next winter's print issue of the national literary magazine Mississippi Review. Contest is open to all writers in English, except current or former students or employees of The University of Southern Mississippi. Fiction and nonfiction entries should be 1,000-8,000 wor...

Continue reading ...
 

SPS Studios Biannual Poetry Card Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 6, 2021,
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: December 31, 2021.

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, you can enter innumerable times.



Continue reading ...
 

3rd Annual Loud Coffee Press Haiku Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, December 5, 2021,
3rd Annual Loud Coffee Press Haiku Contest

This year's theme is "Perseverence."

To enter, please follow the rules: One entry per person! Your entry must be based around the theme, "Perseverance." The interpretation of this theme is entirely up to you. Have fun and be creative! All haikus must follow the 5-7-5 syllable rule.

Please send entries to loudcoffeepress@gmail.com  by midnight, EST, December 24th, 2021. Please...


Continue reading ...
 

"letters i'll never send" anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, December 3, 2021,
"letters i'll never send" anthology

This anthology will be a compilation of first-person accounts including letters, prosaic poems, diary entries, postcard letters, short personal essays, and other genre-bending experimental pieces.

"letters i'll never send" is meant to serve as a sentimental linkage between the writer and the reader. It should lure the reader in emotionally, so that they can resonate in some meaningful way. Simultaneousl...


Continue reading ...
 

Cobblestone Magazine: Beaver Fur Trade

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, December 2, 2021,
Cobblestone Magazine: Beaver Fur Trade      

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, non...

Continue reading ...
 

Rosebud Poetry Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, December 1, 2021,
Rosebud Poetry Awards

Starting in 2019, Rosebud began sponsoring its own annual poetry award. A grand prize of $500 will be awarded each year for the best poem in any style. At least three runners-up will also receive $100 each. Winning poems will be featured in Rosebud. Each $20 entry also gets a one-year subscription to Rosebud. You can submit at any time. Enter up to 3 poems.

Deadline is December 31, 2021.

...
Continue reading ...
 
 

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