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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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




Over 40,000 copies sold! 


Focus on the Family: Valentine's Day Fun

June 30, 2020
Focus on the Family: Valentine’s Day Fun

Topic: Tell us how you helped your kids show God’s love to others in your community on Valentine’s Day. 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 only for North American authors.

Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: July 10, 2020
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home
 

Texas Observer Magazine Short Story Contest

June 29, 2020
Texas Observer Magazine Short Story Contest

The 2020 Texas Observer Short Story Contest is open now. This year’s guest judge is Bryan Washington. Contest is open to any and all participants regardless of location. No restrictions on genre or theme; Texas settings encouraged but not required. Stories must not exceed 2,500 words. Entry fee is $25 per submission.

GRAND PRIZE: $1,000 and publication in an Observer print issue
GUEST JUDGE: Bryan Washington
D...

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San Pedro River Review Literary Journal

June 28, 2020
San Pedro River Review Literary Journal                

July 1st to July 31st, 2020 Non-themed

San Pedro River Review is an international perfect-bound journal of poetry and art. It is named for the ancient river that flows north from the mountains of SonoraMexico, into Arizona. We have a strong interest in poetry of Place and the relationship between lives and landscapes. Most importantly, we seek a sense of concision, an economy of language with a keen focus on voic...


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California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: July

June 27, 2020
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: July

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Saturday Writers: June Poetry Contest

June 26, 2020
Saturday Writers: June Poetry Contest

Theme: 1980s & 1990s: IBM personal computer, fall of Berlin Wall, final episode of MASH, CNN launched, NASA Challenger disaster, first surrogate pregnancy, Super Mario Brothers, Wall Street crashed & Hubble Space Telescope, internet became publicly available, Dolly the sheep first animal to be cloned, Princess Diane died in car crash, Monica Lewinsky scandal, Columbine shooting, Oklahoma City bombing, LA riot...


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Saturday Writers: July Poetry & Prose Contests

June 25, 2020
Saturday Writers: July Prose & Poetry Contest

Theme: 2000s & 2010s: 9/11, economic crisis, Hurricane Katrina, text messaging, first iPhone, smartphones, first self-contained artificial heart was implanted, Facebook, apps created & same sex marriage legalized, tinder dating app, internet stardom, memes, emojis, Pokémon go, streaming services, 3d printers, the cloud, game of thrones, total solar eclipse, new world trade center opened, ETC.

Prose: 2...

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Saturday Writers: May Poetry Contest

June 24, 2020
Saturday Writers: May Poetry Contest

Theme: 1960s & 1970s: the Beatles, Vietnam war, JFK, MLK & I have a dream speech, Berlin Wall, landed on the moon, swinging sixties, bell-bottoms, tie-dye, miniskirt & Nixon, Watergate, Vietnam war, oil crisis, disco music, first MRI, first child born by IVF, floppy disk, cassette players, Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Grateful Dead, lava lamps, ETC.
Poetry: 50-line limit
Entry Fee: $7
Cash prizes awarded for 1st, 2...

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Poetry Society of Colorado Poetry Contest: July

June 23, 2020
Poetry Society of Colorado Poetry Contest: July

July Contest Sponsors: Susan Harman & Melanie Eulberg
Theme: Kindred Earth
Form: Optional
Line Limit: 40
Entry fee: $5 per poem
Prizes: 1st Place: $25, 2nd Place: $15, 3rd Place: $10
Deadline: July 18, 2020

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Driftwood Press: Novella Series

June 22, 2020
Driftwood Press: Novella Series

We strongly recommend reading a few of our issues to get a sense of the fiction we publish; the same senior editors who read the short fiction will read for the novellas.

If you do not thoroughly consider the craft, sentences, and rhythm when you write, you are probably not a good fit for us. We have no content preferences, but an interesting premise never hurts.

Novella submissions are currently open. We’re hoping to publis...


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Rattle Poetry Prize

June 21, 2020
Rattle Poetry Prize

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Focus on the Family: Valentine's Day Fun

June 30, 2020
Focus on the Family: Valentine’s Day Fun

Topic: Tell us how you helped your kids show God’s love to others in your community on Valentine’s Day. 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 only for North American authors.

Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: July 10, 2020
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home
 

Texas Observer Magazine Short Story Contest

June 29, 2020
Texas Observer Magazine Short Story Contest

The 2020 Texas Observer Short Story Contest is open now. This year’s guest judge is Bryan Washington. Contest is open to any and all participants regardless of location. No restrictions on genre or theme; Texas settings encouraged but not required. Stories must not exceed 2,500 words. Entry fee is $25 per submission.

GRAND PRIZE: $1,000 and publication in an Observer print issue
GUEST JUDGE: Bryan Washington
D...

Continue reading...
 

San Pedro River Review Literary Journal

June 28, 2020
San Pedro River Review Literary Journal                

July 1st to July 31st, 2020 Non-themed

San Pedro River Review is an international perfect-bound journal of poetry and art. It is named for the ancient river that flows north from the mountains of SonoraMexico, into Arizona. We have a strong interest in poetry of Place and the relationship between lives and landscapes. Most importantly, we seek a sense of concision, an economy of language with a keen focus on voic...


Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: July

June 27, 2020
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: July

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Writers: June Poetry Contest

June 26, 2020
Saturday Writers: June Poetry Contest

Theme: 1980s & 1990s: IBM personal computer, fall of Berlin Wall, final episode of MASH, CNN launched, NASA Challenger disaster, first surrogate pregnancy, Super Mario Brothers, Wall Street crashed & Hubble Space Telescope, internet became publicly available, Dolly the sheep first animal to be cloned, Princess Diane died in car crash, Monica Lewinsky scandal, Columbine shooting, Oklahoma City bombing, LA riot...


Continue reading...
 

Saturday Writers: July Poetry & Prose Contests

June 25, 2020
Saturday Writers: July Prose & Poetry Contest

Theme: 2000s & 2010s: 9/11, economic crisis, Hurricane Katrina, text messaging, first iPhone, smartphones, first self-contained artificial heart was implanted, Facebook, apps created & same sex marriage legalized, tinder dating app, internet stardom, memes, emojis, Pokémon go, streaming services, 3d printers, the cloud, game of thrones, total solar eclipse, new world trade center opened, ETC.

Prose: 2...

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Saturday Writers: May Poetry Contest

June 24, 2020
Saturday Writers: May Poetry Contest

Theme: 1960s & 1970s: the Beatles, Vietnam war, JFK, MLK & I have a dream speech, Berlin Wall, landed on the moon, swinging sixties, bell-bottoms, tie-dye, miniskirt & Nixon, Watergate, Vietnam war, oil crisis, disco music, first MRI, first child born by IVF, floppy disk, cassette players, Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Grateful Dead, lava lamps, ETC.
Poetry: 50-line limit
Entry Fee: $7
Cash prizes awarded for 1st, 2...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado Poetry Contest: July

June 23, 2020
Poetry Society of Colorado Poetry Contest: July

July Contest Sponsors: Susan Harman & Melanie Eulberg
Theme: Kindred Earth
Form: Optional
Line Limit: 40
Entry fee: $5 per poem
Prizes: 1st Place: $25, 2nd Place: $15, 3rd Place: $10
Deadline: July 18, 2020

Continue reading...
 

Driftwood Press: Novella Series

June 22, 2020
Driftwood Press: Novella Series

We strongly recommend reading a few of our issues to get a sense of the fiction we publish; the same senior editors who read the short fiction will read for the novellas.

If you do not thoroughly consider the craft, sentences, and rhythm when you write, you are probably not a good fit for us. We have no content preferences, but an interesting premise never hurts.

Novella submissions are currently open. We’re hoping to publis...


Continue reading...
 

Rattle Poetry Prize

June 21, 2020
Rattle Poetry Prize

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Sally Clark Like finding shells on the beach, I love doing market research! And what I find, I love to share! I write in a variety of genres including children's, Christian, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, so these post follow along those lines. Check out my web site: www.sallyclark.info, for more about me.

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