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.

2017 Hospital Drive "Leaving" Contest

July 9, 2017
2017 Hospital Drive “Leaving” Contest
 
Announcing a contest on the theme of “Leaving.” Hospital Drive, the literature, arts, and humanities magazine of the University of Virginia’s School of Medicine, is awarding prizes of $500 each in the categories of poetry, prose, and visual art. Submissions should relate in some way to the theme of “Leaving” in the context of healthcare (wellness, illness, caregiving, etc.) We welcome submissions nationwide from the public as well as healthcare professionals and educators. Deadline is August 15, 2017. Winning entries and selected finalists will be published in the Fall online edition of Hospital Drive.
 

Pockets Devotional Magazine for Kids Annual Fiction Contest

July 8, 2017
Pockets Devotional Magazine for Kids Annual Fiction Contest 
 
* Entries must be postmarked no later than August 15.
• Please indicate FICTION CONTEST on both the outside envelope and the cover sheet.
• There is no set theme and no entry fee.
• Stories should be 750–1,000 words. (Stories shorter than 750 words or longer than 1,000 words will be disqualified.)
• Stories must be previously unpublished.
• P...

Continue reading...
 

Rockford Writers Guild "Summer Headlines" Poetry Contest

July 7, 2017
Rockford Writers Guild “Summer Headlines” Poetry Contest
 
Submit up to three new poems, each 50 lines or less. Poems must express the theme Summer Headlines.
 
Deadline: August 15, 2017.
 
Cash prizes up to $100. Winning entries will be published in The Rockford Review. Winners will be announced in the September newsletter and will be invited to share their poem at the September meeting.
 

Continue reading...
 

Defenestration: A Literary Magazine Dedicated to Humor

July 6, 2017
Defenestration: A Literary Magazine Dedicated to Humor
 
Defenestration is a humor magazine. We don’t worry about the particulars of genre, style, or form as long as the work is funny. What exactly constitutes as “funny” varies from person to person, but we try to publish a wide range of humor, from the ridiculous to the satirical, and everything in between.
 
We are currently OPEN to short story and poetry submissions. We will close to ...

Continue reading...
 

The Orison Anthology Awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry

July 5, 2017
The Orison Anthology Awards in Fiction, Non-fiction, & Poetry  
 
Orison Books seeks to publish spiritually-engaged poetry, fiction, and non-fiction of exceptional literary merit. In our view, spiritual writing has little to do with subject matter. Rather, the kind of work we seek to publish has a transcendent aesthetic effect on the reader, and reading it can itself be a spiritual experience. Such work is not merely about spiritual contemplat...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

July 4, 2017
Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest
 
Deadline: August 1, 2017
Entry fee: $3 - $5 per poem   Prizes: $15 - $100  
 
11 categories to enter including humor, evening, family, loss, nature, love, spiritual, animals, prose poem, ekphrastic, and open theme.
 

Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Dating

July 3, 2017
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Dating
 
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...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

July 2, 2017
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest
and
 
Entry fee: one entry fee of $15 includes entry into all categories
Deadline: August 1, 2017
Prizes range from $5 to $50
 
27 categories to enter including: Grandma, an International Experience, Writer’s Block, Something Entertaining, Petrarchan Sonnet, Haiku, Grandparents, Teachers, Music, Contentment,...

Continue reading...
 

Chalice Press

July 1, 2017
Chalice Press
 
At Chalice Press, we are always looking for exceptional new people and content for publication. If you have an idea or a manuscript for us to consider, please begin by sending a letter of inquiry to us at submissions@chalicepress.com. NOTE: They give a great sample of a query letter. CBP/Chalice Press is open to receiving any publishing proposal that aligns with our mission to publish resources inviting all people into dee...

Continue reading...
 

Ruminate Magazine: Small

June 30, 2017
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
 
Readers Ruminate Topic: "Small"
 
Each issue of Ruminate includes personal notes from our readers on a topic—we love hearing from our readers! We're looking for short nonfiction, 300 words or less, that tells us your honest experiences in rich image and detail. No poetry please.
 
Share your notes with us by Sunday, July 16t...

Continue reading...
 

2017 Hospital Drive "Leaving" Contest

July 9, 2017
2017 Hospital Drive “Leaving” Contest
 
Announcing a contest on the theme of “Leaving.” Hospital Drive, the literature, arts, and humanities magazine of the University of Virginia’s School of Medicine, is awarding prizes of $500 each in the categories of poetry, prose, and visual art. Submissions should relate in some way to the theme of “Leaving” in the context of healthcare (wellness, illness, caregiving, etc.) We welcome submissions nationwide from the public as well as healthcare professionals and educators. Deadline is August 15, 2017. Winning entries and selected finalists will be published in the Fall online edition of Hospital Drive.
 

Pockets Devotional Magazine for Kids Annual Fiction Contest

July 8, 2017
Pockets Devotional Magazine for Kids Annual Fiction Contest 
 
* Entries must be postmarked no later than August 15.
• Please indicate FICTION CONTEST on both the outside envelope and the cover sheet.
• There is no set theme and no entry fee.
• Stories should be 750–1,000 words. (Stories shorter than 750 words or longer than 1,000 words will be disqualified.)
• Stories must be previously unpublished.
• P...

Continue reading...
 

Rockford Writers Guild "Summer Headlines" Poetry Contest

July 7, 2017
Rockford Writers Guild “Summer Headlines” Poetry Contest
 
Submit up to three new poems, each 50 lines or less. Poems must express the theme Summer Headlines.
 
Deadline: August 15, 2017.
 
Cash prizes up to $100. Winning entries will be published in The Rockford Review. Winners will be announced in the September newsletter and will be invited to share their poem at the September meeting.
 

Continue reading...
 

Defenestration: A Literary Magazine Dedicated to Humor

July 6, 2017
Defenestration: A Literary Magazine Dedicated to Humor
 
Defenestration is a humor magazine. We don’t worry about the particulars of genre, style, or form as long as the work is funny. What exactly constitutes as “funny” varies from person to person, but we try to publish a wide range of humor, from the ridiculous to the satirical, and everything in between.
 
We are currently OPEN to short story and poetry submissions. We will close to ...

Continue reading...
 

The Orison Anthology Awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry

July 5, 2017
The Orison Anthology Awards in Fiction, Non-fiction, & Poetry  
 
Orison Books seeks to publish spiritually-engaged poetry, fiction, and non-fiction of exceptional literary merit. In our view, spiritual writing has little to do with subject matter. Rather, the kind of work we seek to publish has a transcendent aesthetic effect on the reader, and reading it can itself be a spiritual experience. Such work is not merely about spiritual contemplat...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

July 4, 2017
Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest
 
Deadline: August 1, 2017
Entry fee: $3 - $5 per poem   Prizes: $15 - $100  
 
11 categories to enter including humor, evening, family, loss, nature, love, spiritual, animals, prose poem, ekphrastic, and open theme.
 

Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Dating

July 3, 2017
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Dating
 
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...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

July 2, 2017
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest
and
 
Entry fee: one entry fee of $15 includes entry into all categories
Deadline: August 1, 2017
Prizes range from $5 to $50
 
27 categories to enter including: Grandma, an International Experience, Writer’s Block, Something Entertaining, Petrarchan Sonnet, Haiku, Grandparents, Teachers, Music, Contentment,...

Continue reading...
 

Chalice Press

July 1, 2017
Chalice Press
 
At Chalice Press, we are always looking for exceptional new people and content for publication. If you have an idea or a manuscript for us to consider, please begin by sending a letter of inquiry to us at submissions@chalicepress.com. NOTE: They give a great sample of a query letter. CBP/Chalice Press is open to receiving any publishing proposal that aligns with our mission to publish resources inviting all people into dee...

Continue reading...
 

Ruminate Magazine: Small

June 30, 2017
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
 
Readers Ruminate Topic: "Small"
 
Each issue of Ruminate includes personal notes from our readers on a topic—we love hearing from our readers! We're looking for short nonfiction, 300 words or less, that tells us your honest experiences in rich image and detail. No poetry please.
 
Share your notes with us by Sunday, July 16t...

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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