This site features current writing opportunities for authors of all genres, with a preference for Christian publications. The submission opportunites featured on this blogsite have been collected by Sally Clark. The source of the information is listed at the bottom of each post. Please check these websites for additional writing articles and information on submissions in other genres.

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@sallyclark.info and your name will be added to the e-list. Your name email address will never be shared or sold to anyone else. Promise!

Drop by my web site: www.sallyclark.info

or follow me on Twitter: www.twitter.com/auslande

or on my blog: www.pocketpoems.info

To comment on any blog entry, click on the title.



Published by Ideals Children's Books,


a lift-the-flap board book for ages 2-5,

written by Sally Clark


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





Baltimore Review Summer Contest

April 24, 2017
Baltimore Review Summer Contest
 
The theme for The Baltimore Review’s summer 2017 contest is "Monsters."
Monsters from books and movies. Monsters from your nightmares and daydreams. Monsters who are monstrous inside and out. Monsters who are monstrous only on the inside or only on the outside. A mask. Real. From the past. From the future. From this world. From another.
 
Take a story about a legendary monster and give it a twist. Write a creative nonfiction piece about our fascination with monsters (do some research). Write an ode to a monster. Write a story that shows empathy for a monster. Write a creative nonfiction piece about a particular monster's influence on your life. Write a poem to calm someone's fear of a monster. Make up a monster, and write a poem about it. Write a story in which a family member is a monster.
 
5,000-word limit for fiction and creative nonfiction. One to three poems in an entry. All entries considered for publication. Prizes are $500, $200, and $100. Entry fee is $10. All contest entries, regardless of genre, should be submitted through the Contest link on the website.
 
Deadline is May 31, 2017.


 

Terrapin Books Donut Poems Anthology

April 23, 2017
Terrapin Books Donut Poems Anthology
 
To be published by Terrapin Books, fall 2017
Edited by Jason Lee Brown and Shanie Latham
Anthology will be 6 x 9 paperback, perfect bound, color cover, and printed spine.
 
Submission Period: April 1, 2017, through May 31, 2017
 
We will consider up to five published or unpublished poems about any kind of donut, e.g., jelly donut, sugar, powdered, glazed, Boston cream, donut holes, cruller, lon...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Positively Happy

April 22, 2017
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Positively Happy     
101 Stories about Positive Thinking and Living a Happy Life
 
Being happy is a state of mind. We can all find happiness in our lives and, even though we may have to look for it, we know that each day brings something to be grateful for. We want to hear your stories about finding your path to contentment. These success stories can be serious or funny and should inspire our readers to focus on hope, strength and op...

Continue reading...
 

World Weaver Press Anthology: Mrs. Claus

April 21, 2017
World Weaver Press Anthology: Mrs. Claus
 
Anthologist: Rhonda Parrish
Open for Submissions: April 1, 2017 - May 30, 2017
Expected Publication: Winter 2017
Story Length: up to 10,000 words
Payment: $10 + contributor copy
 
We’re looking for stories that let Mrs. Claus (or is it Ms. Claus?) take centre stage. Whether she more closely resembles Michelle Obama, Betty White, Shohreh Aghdashlooor or Maggie Smith, Mrs. Claus must b...

Continue reading...
 

86th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition

April 20, 2017
86th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition
 
Winning entries will be on display in the 86th Annual Writer’s Digest Competition Collection.
 
Compete in 10 Categories: Inspirational Writing (Spiritual/Religious), Memoirs/Personal Essay, Magazine Feature Article, Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.), Mainstream/Literary Short Story, Rhyming Poetry, Non-rhyming Poetry, Stage Play, Television/...

Continue reading...
 

Austin, TX, SCBWI Working Conference

April 19, 2017
Austin, Texas, 2017 Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Working Conference
 
Where: Crowne Plaza Austin
6121 N. Interstate 35 - Austin
 
When: Date(s) - 05/20/2017 - 05/21/2017
7:30 am - 6:45 pm
 
Registration for our 2017 Austin SCBWI Writers & Illustrators Working Conference is now open! The schedule includes three keynotes; a publishing panel; 12 breakout sessions on writing, illust...

Continue reading...
 

Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize

April 19, 2017
Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize
 
$500 cash prize for a single poem. The winner and finalists will be published in the following volume of Crab Creek Review, and all entries will be considered for publication.
 
We welcome up to 4 poems per entry, 8 pages maximum. The entry fee is $16 per submission. Multiple submissions are allowed, but each batch must be submitted separately, with its own entry fee.
 
Deadline: May 15, 2017
Continue reading...
 

On the Premises Mini-Contest #32

April 17, 2017
On the Premises Mini-Contest #32
 
ANNIVERSARY
 
It's (roughly) the tenth anniversary of On The Premises magazine. We published our first issue in March 2007. However, we opened our website to the public in October 2006 and first thought about starting the magazine in March 2006. So when, exactly, is our anniversary? We're not sure either, but it gave us an idea.
 
For this mini-contest, show, tell, or evoke a complete story in no more than 50 ...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of New Hampshire Contest

April 16, 2017
Poetry Society of New Hampshire Contest  
 
The Poetry Society of New Hampshire sponsors two National Contests open to all poets, members or not. Judges for the contests are not members of the Poetry Society of New Hampshire. Prizes are awarded to four places, 1st place, $100, 2nd place, $50, 3rd and 4th places $25 each. Winning poems will be published in our quarterly magazine, The Poets Touchstone, and winning poets will receive ...

Continue reading...
 

Time of Singing Summer Poetry Contest

April 15, 2017
Time of Singing Summer Poetry Contest
 
Time Of Singing is a literary Christian poetry magazine with “Christian” defined in the widest sense of the word. The quarterly journal prints verse that talk about God and our relationship with Him and each other--as well as general inspirational or nature poems.
 
Summer Contest 2017
Contest Theme: Any Theme
Form: Haiku, Senryu, or Tanka
Contest Deadline: May 15, 2017 (postmark)
Winners will be ...

Continue reading...
 

Baltimore Review Summer Contest

April 24, 2017
Baltimore Review Summer Contest
 
The theme for The Baltimore Review’s summer 2017 contest is "Monsters."
Monsters from books and movies. Monsters from your nightmares and daydreams. Monsters who are monstrous inside and out. Monsters who are monstrous only on the inside or only on the outside. A mask. Real. From the past. From the future. From this world. From another.
 
Take a story about a legendary monster and give it a twist. Write a creative nonfiction piece about our fascination with monsters (do some research). Write an ode to a monster. Write a story that shows empathy for a monster. Write a creative nonfiction piece about a particular monster's influence on your life. Write a poem to calm someone's fear of a monster. Make up a monster, and write a poem about it. Write a story in which a family member is a monster.
 
5,000-word limit for fiction and creative nonfiction. One to three poems in an entry. All entries considered for publication. Prizes are $500, $200, and $100. Entry fee is $10. All contest entries, regardless of genre, should be submitted through the Contest link on the website.
 
Deadline is May 31, 2017.


 

Terrapin Books Donut Poems Anthology

April 23, 2017
Terrapin Books Donut Poems Anthology
 
To be published by Terrapin Books, fall 2017
Edited by Jason Lee Brown and Shanie Latham
Anthology will be 6 x 9 paperback, perfect bound, color cover, and printed spine.
 
Submission Period: April 1, 2017, through May 31, 2017
 
We will consider up to five published or unpublished poems about any kind of donut, e.g., jelly donut, sugar, powdered, glazed, Boston cream, donut holes, cruller, lon...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Positively Happy

April 22, 2017
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Positively Happy     
101 Stories about Positive Thinking and Living a Happy Life
 
Being happy is a state of mind. We can all find happiness in our lives and, even though we may have to look for it, we know that each day brings something to be grateful for. We want to hear your stories about finding your path to contentment. These success stories can be serious or funny and should inspire our readers to focus on hope, strength and op...

Continue reading...
 

World Weaver Press Anthology: Mrs. Claus

April 21, 2017
World Weaver Press Anthology: Mrs. Claus
 
Anthologist: Rhonda Parrish
Open for Submissions: April 1, 2017 - May 30, 2017
Expected Publication: Winter 2017
Story Length: up to 10,000 words
Payment: $10 + contributor copy
 
We’re looking for stories that let Mrs. Claus (or is it Ms. Claus?) take centre stage. Whether she more closely resembles Michelle Obama, Betty White, Shohreh Aghdashlooor or Maggie Smith, Mrs. Claus must b...

Continue reading...
 

86th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition

April 20, 2017
86th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition
 
Winning entries will be on display in the 86th Annual Writer’s Digest Competition Collection.
 
Compete in 10 Categories: Inspirational Writing (Spiritual/Religious), Memoirs/Personal Essay, Magazine Feature Article, Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.), Mainstream/Literary Short Story, Rhyming Poetry, Non-rhyming Poetry, Stage Play, Television/...

Continue reading...
 

Austin, TX, SCBWI Working Conference

April 19, 2017
Austin, Texas, 2017 Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Working Conference
 
Where: Crowne Plaza Austin
6121 N. Interstate 35 - Austin
 
When: Date(s) - 05/20/2017 - 05/21/2017
7:30 am - 6:45 pm
 
Registration for our 2017 Austin SCBWI Writers & Illustrators Working Conference is now open! The schedule includes three keynotes; a publishing panel; 12 breakout sessions on writing, illust...

Continue reading...
 

Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize

April 19, 2017
Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize
 
$500 cash prize for a single poem. The winner and finalists will be published in the following volume of Crab Creek Review, and all entries will be considered for publication.
 
We welcome up to 4 poems per entry, 8 pages maximum. The entry fee is $16 per submission. Multiple submissions are allowed, but each batch must be submitted separately, with its own entry fee.
 
Deadline: May 15, 2017
Continue reading...
 

On the Premises Mini-Contest #32

April 17, 2017
On the Premises Mini-Contest #32
 
ANNIVERSARY
 
It's (roughly) the tenth anniversary of On The Premises magazine. We published our first issue in March 2007. However, we opened our website to the public in October 2006 and first thought about starting the magazine in March 2006. So when, exactly, is our anniversary? We're not sure either, but it gave us an idea.
 
For this mini-contest, show, tell, or evoke a complete story in no more than 50 ...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of New Hampshire Contest

April 16, 2017
Poetry Society of New Hampshire Contest  
 
The Poetry Society of New Hampshire sponsors two National Contests open to all poets, members or not. Judges for the contests are not members of the Poetry Society of New Hampshire. Prizes are awarded to four places, 1st place, $100, 2nd place, $50, 3rd and 4th places $25 each. Winning poems will be published in our quarterly magazine, The Poets Touchstone, and winning poets will receive ...

Continue reading...
 

Time of Singing Summer Poetry Contest

April 15, 2017
Time of Singing Summer Poetry Contest
 
Time Of Singing is a literary Christian poetry magazine with “Christian” defined in the widest sense of the word. The quarterly journal prints verse that talk about God and our relationship with Him and each other--as well as general inspirational or nature poems.
 
Summer Contest 2017
Contest Theme: Any Theme
Form: Haiku, Senryu, or Tanka
Contest Deadline: May 15, 2017 (postmark)
Winners will be ...

Continue reading...
 

Writer


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.
 
Make a Free Website with Yola.