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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Browsing Archive: June, 2017

Johnson City "Free" Summer Writers Conference

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 24, 2017,
The Johnson City Library is happy to announce our “Summer Writers Conference” July 20, 1-4 pm at the Johnson City,Texas Library, 501 Nugent

"10 Things You Can Do to Market Your Work Today"
with Jennifer Canzoneri, Marketing Director with BenBella Books, Inc.
and "Poetry Made Fun" with author Megan Willome.

I’ve attached a flyer and will send out a press release with more information soon.  The conference is FREE, but I would ask you to please send an email to johnsoncitylibrary...

Continue reading ...
 

Purpose Magazine: Be Transformed

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 24, 2017,
Purpose Magazine: Be Transformed
 
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 living.
 
Rates ...

Continue reading ...
 

Haiku Society of America Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 23, 2017,
Haiku Society of America Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests 
 
The Annual Harold G. Henderson Awards for Best Unpublished Haiku
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2017.
Entry fee: You may enter 5 haiku for $7
Awards: First Prize, $150; Second Prize, $100; Third Prize, $50. Winning haiku will be published in Frogpond and on the HSA Web site.
 
The Annual Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Best Unpublished Senryu
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2017.
...
Continue reading ...
 

Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 22, 2017,
Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest
 
Deadline - July 31, 2017
 
Poetry - All poems: free verse, formal, everything in between. Maximum Length: 75 lines (blank lines included); single-spaced
Fiction - Short story or flash fiction. Maximum Length: 2,000 words; double-spaced
Nonfiction - Article, memoir, essay or true story. Maximum Length: 2,000 words; double-spaced
Humor - Fiction or nonfiction piece written with humorous elements of comic wit...

Continue reading ...
 

Oak Tree Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 21, 2017,
Oak Tree Press
 
Oak Tree Press is an independent publisher that has been in business for more than 15 years and has published more than 300 books. They consider fiction and non-fiction in a variety of genres, although their special emphasis (and expertise) is publishing mysteries, crime fiction, suspense, police procedurals, and books by and about other public safety personnel. They also occasionally publish ...

Continue reading ...
 

League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 21, 2017,
League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest
 
Deadline: July 31, 2017
 
Entry Fees: $1 - $2    Prizes: $10 - $125
 
21 categories to enter including: Relationships, Ancestry/Heritage, Aging, Moving On, Prairies, Partners, Humor, Haiku, Free Verse, Changing Your Life, Narrative, The elephant in the room, Music/Song/Dance, Journey, Foreign language, Global Health, Love poem, and more.

Continue reading ...
 

San Pedro River Review Literary Jorunal

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 20, 2017,
San Pedro River Review Literary Journal       
 
Submission period - July 1 to July 31, 2017
Non-themed issue
 
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 Sonora, Mexico, 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 langu...

Continue reading ...
 

You & Me: The World's Medical Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 18, 2017,
You & Me: The World’s Medical Magazine
 
You & Me America’s Medical Magazine seeks non-fiction articles, preferably from a first-person perspective, about the human aspects of dealing with all medical issues, from the life threatening to the chronic to the so-called “trivial.” We do not want all happy endings or all sad endings. We can use some health-care provider perspectives as well. We do not want or use informational articl...

Continue reading ...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: July

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 17, 2017,
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: July 
 
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entered. You’ll need to regi...

Continue reading ...
 

2017 Rate Your Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 16, 2017,
2017 Rate Your Story Contest
 
The contest theme is "Awesome Openers"
How strong is your hook?
 
The 2017 Rate Your Story Writing Contest is open for submissions at 12:01am EST on 7/15/17 and closes to submissions at 11:59pm EDT on 7/31/17
 
Our judges will be accepting manuscripts and awarding winners in four separate categories: Picture Book Fiction, Picture Book Nonfiction, Middle Grade & Young Adult.
 
RYS Members ma...

Continue reading ...
 

Kidlit Humorous Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 16, 2017,
Kidlit Humorous Fiction Contest
 
Institute of Children’s Literature is awarding $1,300 in cash & a critique for the winners!
PLUS all entrants get to join the FREE ICL webinar lesson led by the contest judge (held after the deadline).
 
For this contest:
Write a humorous fiction story aimed at 6-8 year olds.
Submissions can be no more than 750 words.
Your story arc should have a beginning, middle and end.
Your story ...

Continue reading ...
 

Enchanted Conversations: Emperors New Clothes

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 15, 2017,
Enchanted Conversations: Emperors New Clothes     
 
Starting in January 2017, bimonthly issues will resume at Enchanted Conversation: A Fairy Tale Magazine. Six times a year, writers and poets will have a chance to submit fairy-tale inspired stories and poems. No non-fiction of any kind.
 
Current deadline: July 1, 2017 - July 30, 2017
 
Each of the six submission periods for 2017 will have a theme. Here they are: January: "Steadf...

Continue reading ...
 

Rattle Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 15, 2017,
Rattle Poetry Prize 
 
The annual Rattle Poetry Prize offers $10,000 for a single poem to be published in the winter issue of the magazine. Ten finalists will also receive $200 each and publication, and be eligible for the $2,000 Readers’ Choice Award, to be selected by subscriber and entrant vote.
 
Additional poems from the entries are frequently offered publication as well. In 2016 we published 21 poems that had been submitted to the contes...

Continue reading ...
 

Shadow Mountain Publishing

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 13, 2017,

Shadow Mountain is passionate about clean content and empowering values. We publish general fiction and nonfiction for all ages, all genres. We have a strong interest in middle grade fantasy and clean romance. We also publish a limited number of manuscripts in specialized genres including children’s picture books, family and parenting, and self-help. In addition, we are not interested in the following genres: bus...

Continue reading ...
 

Deep Magic

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 12, 2017,
Deep Magic
 
What you first need to understand is that we aim to be the dominant magazine for clean fantasy and sci-fi stories. It’s our tag-line. If you can tell a gripping story that doesn’t rely on sex, swearing, and graphic violence — you’ve come to the right place. For first world-wide rights, we pay $.08 per word for the first 5,000 words and $.06 per word for each word between 5,001 and 16,000 words, with payment capped at $1,060 for stories l...

Continue reading ...
 

Blue Mountain Arts

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 12, 2017,
Blue Mountain Arts
Blue Mountain Arts is interested in reviewing poetry and writings that would be appropriate for our greeting cards. We are looking for contemporary prose or poetry written from personal experience that reflects the thoughts and feelings people today want to communicate to one another, but don't always know how to put into words. We are not looking for rhymed poetry, religious verse, one-liners, or humor.
 
We pay $300 pe...

Continue reading ...
 

Peter Pauper Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 10, 2017,
Peter Pauper Press
 
We publish humor and gift books, stationery, journals, engagement calendars, personal organizers, children’s activity and picture books, and novelty formats. We consider proposals for art or manuscripts for works in each of these categories. Our target audience is primarily women, and our common themes are celebrating relationships (e.g., friendship, sisters, mothers, teachers) or special occasions (e.g., the birth of a chil...

Continue reading ...
 

Sweet: A Literary Confection Flash Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 9, 2017,
Sweet: A Literary Confection Flash Essay Contest
 
Ends on June 25, 2017 $10.00 USD
 
Sweet is thrilled to announce its first annual Flash Essay Contest. Broadly speaking, we appreciate a close attention to language and a quirky sense of humor, and you can always read published essays in previous Sweet issues on our website. We look forward to reading your work! Submissions should be between 500 - 1,000 words and double-s...

Continue reading ...
 

White County Creative Writers Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 8, 2017,
White County Creative Writers Annual Contest 
 
White County Creative Writers' 22nd Annual Writers' Conference features 20 contests sponsored by both members and supporters. We appreciate those who encourage our craft, and gratefully acknowledge their contributions. CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE IS NOT NECESSARY TO ENTER. Contest awards will be presented during the luncheon at the conference. Winners not attending will receive their awards by m...

Continue reading ...
 

Memoir and Nonfiction Writing Workshop in Ingram, Texas

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 7, 2017,
Memoir and Nonfiction Writing Workshop in Ingram, Texas
 
Have a memoir you want to write? An experience you would like to make into a short story? This nonfiction and memoir workshop is for you! Creative nonfiction is a mix of techniques and ideas. This can be in the form of an essay, a journal article, a research paper, a memoir, or a poem; it can be personal or not, or it can be all of theses. Justin Rogers is a resident...

Continue reading ...
 

The Compassion Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 6, 2017,
The Compassion Anthology
 
The theme for the summer edition of The Compassion Anthology is Compassion and Appreciation for the Natural World. This is also our theme for our spring exhibit at The Cabot theater, May 17 to May 31, 2017. We are looking for visual art, essays, fiction, and poetry that portray this theme with craft and poignancy.
 
The deadline for submissions for the summer edition is July 15, 2017.

Continue reading ...
 

Ladybug Magazine: Animal Kingdom

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 5, 2017,
Cricket Media: Ladybug Magazine – Animal Kingdom
 
This magazine, for ages 3-6, is looking for fiction, retellings of folktales, creative nonfiction, poems, action rhymes, and proposals for short comics about animals, reptiles and birds, including those in your imagination. The readers like simple yet strong plots, memorable characters, and humor.
 
Deadline: 30 June 2017
Word count: Up to 800 words for sto...

Continue reading ...
 

The Comstock Review Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 4, 2017,
The Comstock Review Annual Contest
 
THE COMSTOCK REVIEW
MURIEL CRAFT BAILEY 2017 POETRY CONTEST
FINAL JUDGE:  ELLEN BASS
 
First Prize: $1,000 (The Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award)
Second Prize: $250     
Third Prize: $100
Honorable Mentions receive a one-year subscription.
 
Submission Period Opens April 1st annually.
Deadline: July 15th (postmark)
Entry fee is $5 per poem for postal mail submissions.


...
Continue reading ...
 

Little Pickle Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 3, 2017,

At present, we are most interested in receiving middle grade and young adult submissions. What subjects are most interesting to us at this point? They include (in no particular order and not exclusively):

Kindness — the power of it
Dare To Be Different
Choices: It’s Not All Black And White; Most of Life is Gray
Racism — the deleterious effects of it
Refugees
Adoption
Complex Family Structures
Anti-Pr...

Continue reading ...
 

Florida State Poetry Association Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 2, 2017,
Florida State Poetry Association Annual Contest
 
Postmark deadline: July 15, 2017
 
27 categories to enter for $2 or $1 each on a variety of themes and forms.
 
Prizes range from $10 to $100.

Continue reading ...
 

Dos Gatos Press 100-Word Southwest Poems

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 2, 2017,
Dos Gatos Press 100-Word Southwest Poems
 
Editors Scott Wiggerman and David Meischen are accepting submissions for the third book in the “Poetry of the American Southwest” series. This one has two requirements: 1) poems that demonstrate a connection to persons, places, geography, flora/fauna, and/or culture of the American Southwest, and 2) the poem must be exactly 100 words, no more, no less. Poetry is a language of precision, and the constrict...

Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: June, 2017

Johnson City "Free" Summer Writers Conference

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 24, 2017,
The Johnson City Library is happy to announce our “Summer Writers Conference” July 20, 1-4 pm at the Johnson City,Texas Library, 501 Nugent

"10 Things You Can Do to Market Your Work Today"
with Jennifer Canzoneri, Marketing Director with BenBella Books, Inc.
and "Poetry Made Fun" with author Megan Willome.

I’ve attached a flyer and will send out a press release with more information soon.  The conference is FREE, but I would ask you to please send an email to johnsoncitylibrary...

Continue reading ...
 

Purpose Magazine: Be Transformed

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 24, 2017,
Purpose Magazine: Be Transformed
 
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 living.
 
Rates ...

Continue reading ...
 

Haiku Society of America Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 23, 2017,
Haiku Society of America Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun Contests 
 
The Annual Harold G. Henderson Awards for Best Unpublished Haiku
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2017.
Entry fee: You may enter 5 haiku for $7
Awards: First Prize, $150; Second Prize, $100; Third Prize, $50. Winning haiku will be published in Frogpond and on the HSA Web site.
 
The Annual Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Best Unpublished Senryu
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2017.
...
Continue reading ...
 

Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 22, 2017,
Wisconsin Writers Association Jade Ring Contest
 
Deadline - July 31, 2017
 
Poetry - All poems: free verse, formal, everything in between. Maximum Length: 75 lines (blank lines included); single-spaced
Fiction - Short story or flash fiction. Maximum Length: 2,000 words; double-spaced
Nonfiction - Article, memoir, essay or true story. Maximum Length: 2,000 words; double-spaced
Humor - Fiction or nonfiction piece written with humorous elements of comic wit...

Continue reading ...
 

Oak Tree Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 21, 2017,
Oak Tree Press
 
Oak Tree Press is an independent publisher that has been in business for more than 15 years and has published more than 300 books. They consider fiction and non-fiction in a variety of genres, although their special emphasis (and expertise) is publishing mysteries, crime fiction, suspense, police procedurals, and books by and about other public safety personnel. They also occasionally publish ...

Continue reading ...
 

League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 21, 2017,
League of Minnesota Poets Annual Contest
 
Deadline: July 31, 2017
 
Entry Fees: $1 - $2    Prizes: $10 - $125
 
21 categories to enter including: Relationships, Ancestry/Heritage, Aging, Moving On, Prairies, Partners, Humor, Haiku, Free Verse, Changing Your Life, Narrative, The elephant in the room, Music/Song/Dance, Journey, Foreign language, Global Health, Love poem, and more.

Continue reading ...
 

San Pedro River Review Literary Jorunal

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 20, 2017,
San Pedro River Review Literary Journal       
 
Submission period - July 1 to July 31, 2017
Non-themed issue
 
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 Sonora, Mexico, 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 langu...

Continue reading ...
 

You & Me: The World's Medical Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 18, 2017,
You & Me: The World’s Medical Magazine
 
You & Me America’s Medical Magazine seeks non-fiction articles, preferably from a first-person perspective, about the human aspects of dealing with all medical issues, from the life threatening to the chronic to the so-called “trivial.” We do not want all happy endings or all sad endings. We can use some health-care provider perspectives as well. We do not want or use informational articl...

Continue reading ...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: July

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 17, 2017,
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: July 
 
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entered. You’ll need to regi...

Continue reading ...
 

2017 Rate Your Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 16, 2017,
2017 Rate Your Story Contest
 
The contest theme is "Awesome Openers"
How strong is your hook?
 
The 2017 Rate Your Story Writing Contest is open for submissions at 12:01am EST on 7/15/17 and closes to submissions at 11:59pm EDT on 7/31/17
 
Our judges will be accepting manuscripts and awarding winners in four separate categories: Picture Book Fiction, Picture Book Nonfiction, Middle Grade & Young Adult.
 
RYS Members ma...

Continue reading ...
 

Kidlit Humorous Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 16, 2017,
Kidlit Humorous Fiction Contest
 
Institute of Children’s Literature is awarding $1,300 in cash & a critique for the winners!
PLUS all entrants get to join the FREE ICL webinar lesson led by the contest judge (held after the deadline).
 
For this contest:
Write a humorous fiction story aimed at 6-8 year olds.
Submissions can be no more than 750 words.
Your story arc should have a beginning, middle and end.
Your story ...

Continue reading ...
 

Enchanted Conversations: Emperors New Clothes

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 15, 2017,
Enchanted Conversations: Emperors New Clothes     
 
Starting in January 2017, bimonthly issues will resume at Enchanted Conversation: A Fairy Tale Magazine. Six times a year, writers and poets will have a chance to submit fairy-tale inspired stories and poems. No non-fiction of any kind.
 
Current deadline: July 1, 2017 - July 30, 2017
 
Each of the six submission periods for 2017 will have a theme. Here they are: January: "Steadf...

Continue reading ...
 

Rattle Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 15, 2017,
Rattle Poetry Prize 
 
The annual Rattle Poetry Prize offers $10,000 for a single poem to be published in the winter issue of the magazine. Ten finalists will also receive $200 each and publication, and be eligible for the $2,000 Readers’ Choice Award, to be selected by subscriber and entrant vote.
 
Additional poems from the entries are frequently offered publication as well. In 2016 we published 21 poems that had been submitted to the contes...

Continue reading ...
 

Shadow Mountain Publishing

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 13, 2017,

Shadow Mountain is passionate about clean content and empowering values. We publish general fiction and nonfiction for all ages, all genres. We have a strong interest in middle grade fantasy and clean romance. We also publish a limited number of manuscripts in specialized genres including children’s picture books, family and parenting, and self-help. In addition, we are not interested in the following genres: bus...

Continue reading ...
 

Deep Magic

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 12, 2017,
Deep Magic
 
What you first need to understand is that we aim to be the dominant magazine for clean fantasy and sci-fi stories. It’s our tag-line. If you can tell a gripping story that doesn’t rely on sex, swearing, and graphic violence — you’ve come to the right place. For first world-wide rights, we pay $.08 per word for the first 5,000 words and $.06 per word for each word between 5,001 and 16,000 words, with payment capped at $1,060 for stories l...

Continue reading ...
 

Blue Mountain Arts

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 12, 2017,
Blue Mountain Arts
Blue Mountain Arts is interested in reviewing poetry and writings that would be appropriate for our greeting cards. We are looking for contemporary prose or poetry written from personal experience that reflects the thoughts and feelings people today want to communicate to one another, but don't always know how to put into words. We are not looking for rhymed poetry, religious verse, one-liners, or humor.
 
We pay $300 pe...

Continue reading ...
 

Peter Pauper Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 10, 2017,
Peter Pauper Press
 
We publish humor and gift books, stationery, journals, engagement calendars, personal organizers, children’s activity and picture books, and novelty formats. We consider proposals for art or manuscripts for works in each of these categories. Our target audience is primarily women, and our common themes are celebrating relationships (e.g., friendship, sisters, mothers, teachers) or special occasions (e.g., the birth of a chil...

Continue reading ...
 

Sweet: A Literary Confection Flash Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 9, 2017,
Sweet: A Literary Confection Flash Essay Contest
 
Ends on June 25, 2017 $10.00 USD
 
Sweet is thrilled to announce its first annual Flash Essay Contest. Broadly speaking, we appreciate a close attention to language and a quirky sense of humor, and you can always read published essays in previous Sweet issues on our website. We look forward to reading your work! Submissions should be between 500 - 1,000 words and double-s...

Continue reading ...
 

White County Creative Writers Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, June 8, 2017,
White County Creative Writers Annual Contest 
 
White County Creative Writers' 22nd Annual Writers' Conference features 20 contests sponsored by both members and supporters. We appreciate those who encourage our craft, and gratefully acknowledge their contributions. CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE IS NOT NECESSARY TO ENTER. Contest awards will be presented during the luncheon at the conference. Winners not attending will receive their awards by m...

Continue reading ...
 

Memoir and Nonfiction Writing Workshop in Ingram, Texas

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, June 7, 2017,
Memoir and Nonfiction Writing Workshop in Ingram, Texas
 
Have a memoir you want to write? An experience you would like to make into a short story? This nonfiction and memoir workshop is for you! Creative nonfiction is a mix of techniques and ideas. This can be in the form of an essay, a journal article, a research paper, a memoir, or a poem; it can be personal or not, or it can be all of theses. Justin Rogers is a resident...

Continue reading ...
 

The Compassion Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, June 6, 2017,
The Compassion Anthology
 
The theme for the summer edition of The Compassion Anthology is Compassion and Appreciation for the Natural World. This is also our theme for our spring exhibit at The Cabot theater, May 17 to May 31, 2017. We are looking for visual art, essays, fiction, and poetry that portray this theme with craft and poignancy.
 
The deadline for submissions for the summer edition is July 15, 2017.

Continue reading ...
 

Ladybug Magazine: Animal Kingdom

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, June 5, 2017,
Cricket Media: Ladybug Magazine – Animal Kingdom
 
This magazine, for ages 3-6, is looking for fiction, retellings of folktales, creative nonfiction, poems, action rhymes, and proposals for short comics about animals, reptiles and birds, including those in your imagination. The readers like simple yet strong plots, memorable characters, and humor.
 
Deadline: 30 June 2017
Word count: Up to 800 words for sto...

Continue reading ...
 

The Comstock Review Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, June 4, 2017,
The Comstock Review Annual Contest
 
THE COMSTOCK REVIEW
MURIEL CRAFT BAILEY 2017 POETRY CONTEST
FINAL JUDGE:  ELLEN BASS
 
First Prize: $1,000 (The Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award)
Second Prize: $250     
Third Prize: $100
Honorable Mentions receive a one-year subscription.
 
Submission Period Opens April 1st annually.
Deadline: July 15th (postmark)
Entry fee is $5 per poem for postal mail submissions.


...
Continue reading ...
 

Little Pickle Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, June 3, 2017,

At present, we are most interested in receiving middle grade and young adult submissions. What subjects are most interesting to us at this point? They include (in no particular order and not exclusively):

Kindness — the power of it
Dare To Be Different
Choices: It’s Not All Black And White; Most of Life is Gray
Racism — the deleterious effects of it
Refugees
Adoption
Complex Family Structures
Anti-Pr...

Continue reading ...
 

Florida State Poetry Association Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 2, 2017,
Florida State Poetry Association Annual Contest
 
Postmark deadline: July 15, 2017
 
27 categories to enter for $2 or $1 each on a variety of themes and forms.
 
Prizes range from $10 to $100.

Continue reading ...
 

Dos Gatos Press 100-Word Southwest Poems

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, June 2, 2017,
Dos Gatos Press 100-Word Southwest Poems
 
Editors Scott Wiggerman and David Meischen are accepting submissions for the third book in the “Poetry of the American Southwest” series. This one has two requirements: 1) poems that demonstrate a connection to persons, places, geography, flora/fauna, and/or culture of the American Southwest, and 2) the poem must be exactly 100 words, no more, no less. Poetry is a language of precision, and the constrict...

Continue reading ...
 
 

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