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.

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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






You can read Sally's poetry and hear her reading her poems on http://www.ifollowfredericksburg.com with a new poem posted every week.

Harpur Palate Prizes for Poetry & for Creative Nonfiction

October 23, 2017
Harpur Palate Prizes for Poetry and for Creative Nonfiction 
 
The Milton Kessler Memorial Prize for Poetry
The annual winner receives a $500 prize and publication in the winter issue of Harpur Palate.
Opens: September 1   Postmark Deadline: November 15
 
Harpur Palate accepts previously unpublished poems in any style, form, or genre. The $15 entry fee includes a one-year subscription to Harpur Palate. No more than five poems per entry. Please send checks drawn on a U.S. bank or money orders made out to Harpur Palate.
 
The Harpur Palate Prize for Creative Nonfiction
The annual winner receives a $500 prize and publication in the winter issue of Harpur Palate.
Opens: September 1    Postmark Deadline: November 15
 
Harpur Palate accepts previously unpublished creative nonfiction short story submissions shorter than 8000 words. You may enter as many stories as you wish. The $15 entry fee includes a one-year subscription to Harpur Palate. No more than one piece per entry. Please send checks drawn on a U.S. bank or money orders made out to Harpur Palate.


 

NFSPS 2017 Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition

October 22, 2017
National Federation Of State Poetry Societies, Inc
2017 Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition
 
Awarding $1000 + Publication + 50 Books
 
Include title page (title only), table of contents, and 48 to 70 pages of poetry, counting
any section title pages but not counting front matter. You may include previously published poems. 
 
Deadline: November 15, 2017. The submission fee is $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for
nonmembers. Members of state poetry societ...

Continue reading...
 

The Gateway Review - A Journal of Magical Realism Contest

October 22, 2017
The Gateway Review – A Journal of Magical Realism Contest
 
The Fabulist and Fantastic Flash Fiction Contest is open to any writer, and is the only time during the year that we accept flash fiction submissions. Deadline: November 15
 
Each entry is $5, and can contain one or two pieces of flash fiction, each no longer than 1000 words. Writers may submit however many entries they wish, so long as they pay the $5 entry fee for eac...

Continue reading...
 

Georgia Poetry Society

October 21, 2017
Georgia Poetry Society
 
The Georgia Poetry Society conducts contests in the fall of each year, with a November 15 postmark deadline for all entries. In addition to earning cash prizes, the top three poems in each contest may be published in The Reach of Song, the annual GPS poetry anthology. On the website is a list of the contests. Please click the links for descriptions of the contests, along with contest-...

Continue reading...
 

Ruminate Magazine VanderMey Nonfiction Prize

October 21, 2017
Ruminate Magazine VanderMey Nonfiction Prize  
 
The 2018 Nonfiction Prize is now open–we invite you to submit your work!
 
Our VanderMey Nonfiction Prize has gained national recognition, with our 2013 recipient receiving a Pushcart Prize and appearing in the 2013 Pushcart Prize anthology. The winner of the VanderMey Nonfiction Prize will receive $1500 and publication in the Fall 2018 issu...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Winter Contest

October 20, 2017
Poetry Society of South Carolina Winter Contest       
 
Six categories open to anyone to enter. Prizes range from $50 to $200. Winning poems are published. No previously published poems.
 
Deadline: November 15, 2017. Entry fee is $5 per poem.

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: President's Day & Black History Month

October 19, 2017
Focus on the Family: President’s Day and Black History Month
 
Topic: What is one unique way that your family has celebrated President's Day or Black History month?
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: November 15, 2017
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home
 
Submission: Each article must be directed at onl...

Continue reading...
 

Tethered by Letters Fall Literary Competition

October 18, 2017
Tethered by Letters Fall Literary Competition
 
There are three submission categories:
1) short stories of any genre ranging from 1,000 to 7,500 words
2) flash fiction with a word limit of 750 words
3) poetry no longer than three pages
 
Winners of the contest will be published in a future issue of F(r)iction alongside stunning original artwork from TBL’s talented team of artists. Flash and poetry winners receive $300 first price...

Continue reading...
 

The Madison Review Literary Journal

October 17, 2017
The Madison Review Literary Journal
 
The Chris O'Malley contest accepts one previously unpublished story with a maximum of 30 pages. The Phyllis Smart Young contest accepts three previously unpublished poems with a combined maximum of 15 pages.
 
For each prize there is a $10 submission fee, and the winners will be awarded $1,000 and be featured in The Madison Review. Deadline is November 1, 2017.
 

Continue reading...
 

MA State Poetry Society Annual Poet's Choice Contest

October 16, 2017
Massachusetts State Poetry Society  
Annual Poet’s Choice Contest
 
Deadline:  November 1
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $25     $15
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.
 

Continue reading...
 

Harpur Palate Prizes for Poetry & for Creative Nonfiction

October 23, 2017
Harpur Palate Prizes for Poetry and for Creative Nonfiction 
 
The Milton Kessler Memorial Prize for Poetry
The annual winner receives a $500 prize and publication in the winter issue of Harpur Palate.
Opens: September 1   Postmark Deadline: November 15
 
Harpur Palate accepts previously unpublished poems in any style, form, or genre. The $15 entry fee includes a one-year subscription to Harpur Palate. No more than five poems per entry. Please send checks drawn on a U.S. bank or money orders made out to Harpur Palate.
 
The Harpur Palate Prize for Creative Nonfiction
The annual winner receives a $500 prize and publication in the winter issue of Harpur Palate.
Opens: September 1    Postmark Deadline: November 15
 
Harpur Palate accepts previously unpublished creative nonfiction short story submissions shorter than 8000 words. You may enter as many stories as you wish. The $15 entry fee includes a one-year subscription to Harpur Palate. No more than one piece per entry. Please send checks drawn on a U.S. bank or money orders made out to Harpur Palate.


 

NFSPS 2017 Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition

October 22, 2017
National Federation Of State Poetry Societies, Inc
2017 Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition
 
Awarding $1000 + Publication + 50 Books
 
Include title page (title only), table of contents, and 48 to 70 pages of poetry, counting
any section title pages but not counting front matter. You may include previously published poems. 
 
Deadline: November 15, 2017. The submission fee is $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for
nonmembers. Members of state poetry societ...

Continue reading...
 

The Gateway Review - A Journal of Magical Realism Contest

October 22, 2017
The Gateway Review – A Journal of Magical Realism Contest
 
The Fabulist and Fantastic Flash Fiction Contest is open to any writer, and is the only time during the year that we accept flash fiction submissions. Deadline: November 15
 
Each entry is $5, and can contain one or two pieces of flash fiction, each no longer than 1000 words. Writers may submit however many entries they wish, so long as they pay the $5 entry fee for eac...

Continue reading...
 

Georgia Poetry Society

October 21, 2017
Georgia Poetry Society
 
The Georgia Poetry Society conducts contests in the fall of each year, with a November 15 postmark deadline for all entries. In addition to earning cash prizes, the top three poems in each contest may be published in The Reach of Song, the annual GPS poetry anthology. On the website is a list of the contests. Please click the links for descriptions of the contests, along with contest-...

Continue reading...
 

Ruminate Magazine VanderMey Nonfiction Prize

October 21, 2017
Ruminate Magazine VanderMey Nonfiction Prize  
 
The 2018 Nonfiction Prize is now open–we invite you to submit your work!
 
Our VanderMey Nonfiction Prize has gained national recognition, with our 2013 recipient receiving a Pushcart Prize and appearing in the 2013 Pushcart Prize anthology. The winner of the VanderMey Nonfiction Prize will receive $1500 and publication in the Fall 2018 issu...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Winter Contest

October 20, 2017
Poetry Society of South Carolina Winter Contest       
 
Six categories open to anyone to enter. Prizes range from $50 to $200. Winning poems are published. No previously published poems.
 
Deadline: November 15, 2017. Entry fee is $5 per poem.

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: President's Day & Black History Month

October 19, 2017
Focus on the Family: President’s Day and Black History Month
 
Topic: What is one unique way that your family has celebrated President's Day or Black History month?
Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: November 15, 2017
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home
 
Submission: Each article must be directed at onl...

Continue reading...
 

Tethered by Letters Fall Literary Competition

October 18, 2017
Tethered by Letters Fall Literary Competition
 
There are three submission categories:
1) short stories of any genre ranging from 1,000 to 7,500 words
2) flash fiction with a word limit of 750 words
3) poetry no longer than three pages
 
Winners of the contest will be published in a future issue of F(r)iction alongside stunning original artwork from TBL’s talented team of artists. Flash and poetry winners receive $300 first price...

Continue reading...
 

The Madison Review Literary Journal

October 17, 2017
The Madison Review Literary Journal
 
The Chris O'Malley contest accepts one previously unpublished story with a maximum of 30 pages. The Phyllis Smart Young contest accepts three previously unpublished poems with a combined maximum of 15 pages.
 
For each prize there is a $10 submission fee, and the winners will be awarded $1,000 and be featured in The Madison Review. Deadline is November 1, 2017.
 

Continue reading...
 

MA State Poetry Society Annual Poet's Choice Contest

October 16, 2017
Massachusetts State Poetry Society  
Annual Poet’s Choice Contest
 
Deadline:  November 1
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $25     $15
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.
 

Continue reading...
 

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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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