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. 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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and winner of a 2015
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2019 Gabehart Prize for Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Poetry

May 6, 2019
2019 Gabehart Prize for Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Poetry

Three emerging writer awards are presented by Kentucky Women Writers each year. The Betty Gabehart Prizes in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry recognize and support writers of exceptional talent who show potential for excellence in their literary endeavors. Winners receive:

$300 honorarium (which may be used to defray travel & lodging expenses)

The opportunity to appear on stage to give a reading during KWWC2017, Sept. 15-16 in Lexington, paired with one other featured presenter. Full tuition support to attend the conference, plus complimentary admission for one guest. One slot in a small-group writing workshop for winner (if guest also wishes to enroll in a workshop, she must purchase the admission at the $200 workshop rate)

Entry fee: $10     
Deadline: June 1, 2019
 

Tiferet Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction Contest

May 5, 2019
Tiferet Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction Contest

$15 ENTRY FEE. Deadline June 1, 2019. First prize in each genre: $500 and publication in TIFERET. Honorable Mention Prizes will receive publication in a TIFERET digital issue. Limit six poems per submission. Fiction and nonfiction limited to 12 pages.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer'...

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Baltimore Review Literary Contest: On the Road

May 4, 2019
Baltimore Review Literary Contest: On the Road

$10 ENTRY FEE. Deadline May 31, 2019. The theme for the winter creative nonfiction contest is On the Road. Interstate, beltway, city street, suburban street, dead end, one-way, four-lane, dirt road, icy road, dark road. We spend a lot of time on the road. We have a lot of road trip stories. Take a ride in your poem, story, or ...


Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Interruptions

May 3, 2019
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Interruptions

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 to include your mailin...


Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Tweens/Teens and Their Bibles

May 1, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Tweens/Teens and Their Bibles

Topic: Helping Your Tween/Teen Feel Comfortable Taking a Bible to School - This article should focus on how a parent can equip a tween or teen to feel comfortable taking a Bible to school and giving a short explanation to others who ask about their right to do this and why they’re doing this. This should be a come-alongside tone, not teaching or preaching. Share how you d...


Continue reading...
 

Arizona Mystery Writers Jim Martin Memorial Story Contest

April 30, 2019
Arizona Mystery Writers Jim Martin Memorial Story Contest

Send in your short story in mystery, suspense, or thriller style. Entries may be up to 2500 words (about 10 double-spaced pages). It’s loads of fun and a good exercise of your writing skills.        

Deadline: June 1, 2019. That date will creep up on you, so start sketching your ideas!

Fabulous Prizes: $200 for First, $100 for Second, and $75 for Third. PLUS winners receive a certificate...

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Purpose Magazine: In God's Hands...

April 29, 2019
Purpose Magazine: In God’s hands . . . or God’s provision 
 
Purpose needs short, personal true anecdotal stories (350-650 words) and poems/verse (up to 12 lines). These submissions must meet the monthly themes. Purpose is interested in true stories and poetry that illustrate practical ways Christians apply their faith in daily life or illustrate biblical understandings that support discipleship ...

Continue reading...
 

St. Louis Writers Guild Deane Wagner Poetry Contest

April 28, 2019
St. Louis Writers Guild Deane Wagner Poetry Contest

The Deane Wagner Poetry Contest was named to honor a long time member and poet who tragically passed away in the mid-nineties, but this contest has been an annual tradition of St. Louis Writers Guild since 1921. It is held each spring with First, Second, and Third Prizes and Honorable Mention awards presented in mid-summer. The contest seeks to discover exceptional, unpublished poems and to e...


Continue reading...
 

In Touch Magazine

April 27, 2019
In Touch Magazine
 
We’re glad you’re interested in working as a member of our freelance team. With every issue, our goal is to produce a better, more thought-provoking magazine, and that means we’re always looking for strong writers who can provide us the best possible material.
 
We are on the lookout for fresh pieces. In other words, we relish those that focus on an element of the Christian life that hasn’t been explored previously as well as those...

Continue reading...
 

Texas Review Press Open Submissions

April 26, 2019
Texas Review Press Open Submission Period 

Texas Review Press publishes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and scholarly works. We are currently open for new book project proposals, please see below for guidelines. Topics we are interested in include 20th/21st Century American Poetry, Environmental Writing, Ecopoetics, Contemporary Poetics, Creative Writing Pedagogy, Southern Literature, Southern Issues, Texas/Louisiana Literature, Texas/Louisiana History, F...


Continue reading...
 

2019 Gabehart Prize for Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Poetry

May 6, 2019
2019 Gabehart Prize for Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Poetry

Three emerging writer awards are presented by Kentucky Women Writers each year. The Betty Gabehart Prizes in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry recognize and support writers of exceptional talent who show potential for excellence in their literary endeavors. Winners receive:

$300 honorarium (which may be used to defray travel & lodging expenses)

The opportunity to appear on stage to give a reading during KWWC2017, Sept. 15-16 in Lexington, paired with one other featured presenter. Full tuition support to attend the conference, plus complimentary admission for one guest. One slot in a small-group writing workshop for winner (if guest also wishes to enroll in a workshop, she must purchase the admission at the $200 workshop rate)

Entry fee: $10     
Deadline: June 1, 2019
 

Tiferet Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction Contest

May 5, 2019
Tiferet Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction Contest

$15 ENTRY FEE. Deadline June 1, 2019. First prize in each genre: $500 and publication in TIFERET. Honorable Mention Prizes will receive publication in a TIFERET digital issue. Limit six poems per submission. Fiction and nonfiction limited to 12 pages.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer'...

Continue reading...
 

Baltimore Review Literary Contest: On the Road

May 4, 2019
Baltimore Review Literary Contest: On the Road

$10 ENTRY FEE. Deadline May 31, 2019. The theme for the winter creative nonfiction contest is On the Road. Interstate, beltway, city street, suburban street, dead end, one-way, four-lane, dirt road, icy road, dark road. We spend a lot of time on the road. We have a lot of road trip stories. Take a ride in your poem, story, or ...


Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Interruptions

May 3, 2019
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Interruptions

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 to include your mailin...


Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Tweens/Teens and Their Bibles

May 1, 2019
Focus on the Family Magazine: Tweens/Teens and Their Bibles

Topic: Helping Your Tween/Teen Feel Comfortable Taking a Bible to School - This article should focus on how a parent can equip a tween or teen to feel comfortable taking a Bible to school and giving a short explanation to others who ask about their right to do this and why they’re doing this. This should be a come-alongside tone, not teaching or preaching. Share how you d...


Continue reading...
 

Arizona Mystery Writers Jim Martin Memorial Story Contest

April 30, 2019
Arizona Mystery Writers Jim Martin Memorial Story Contest

Send in your short story in mystery, suspense, or thriller style. Entries may be up to 2500 words (about 10 double-spaced pages). It’s loads of fun and a good exercise of your writing skills.        

Deadline: June 1, 2019. That date will creep up on you, so start sketching your ideas!

Fabulous Prizes: $200 for First, $100 for Second, and $75 for Third. PLUS winners receive a certificate...

Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: In God's Hands...

April 29, 2019
Purpose Magazine: In God’s hands . . . or God’s provision 
 
Purpose needs short, personal true anecdotal stories (350-650 words) and poems/verse (up to 12 lines). These submissions must meet the monthly themes. Purpose is interested in true stories and poetry that illustrate practical ways Christians apply their faith in daily life or illustrate biblical understandings that support discipleship ...

Continue reading...
 

St. Louis Writers Guild Deane Wagner Poetry Contest

April 28, 2019
St. Louis Writers Guild Deane Wagner Poetry Contest

The Deane Wagner Poetry Contest was named to honor a long time member and poet who tragically passed away in the mid-nineties, but this contest has been an annual tradition of St. Louis Writers Guild since 1921. It is held each spring with First, Second, and Third Prizes and Honorable Mention awards presented in mid-summer. The contest seeks to discover exceptional, unpublished poems and to e...


Continue reading...
 

In Touch Magazine

April 27, 2019
In Touch Magazine
 
We’re glad you’re interested in working as a member of our freelance team. With every issue, our goal is to produce a better, more thought-provoking magazine, and that means we’re always looking for strong writers who can provide us the best possible material.
 
We are on the lookout for fresh pieces. In other words, we relish those that focus on an element of the Christian life that hasn’t been explored previously as well as those...

Continue reading...
 

Texas Review Press Open Submissions

April 26, 2019
Texas Review Press Open Submission Period 

Texas Review Press publishes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and scholarly works. We are currently open for new book project proposals, please see below for guidelines. Topics we are interested in include 20th/21st Century American Poetry, Environmental Writing, Ecopoetics, Contemporary Poetics, Creative Writing Pedagogy, Southern Literature, Southern Issues, Texas/Louisiana Literature, Texas/Louisiana History, F...


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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