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.

If you experience any problems with the links or with submitting your material, please let me know. If you would like to receive free submission information via a daily email, drop me a line at sally@sallyclark.info and your name will be added to the e-list. Your name email address will never be shared or sold to anyone else. Promise!

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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! 


Browsing Archive: April, 2020

Bacopa Literary Review Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 30, 2020,
Bacopa Literary Review Annual Contest
 
Contest Submissions now open until May 31, 2020       
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, Humor, Short-Short Fiction
$300 first prize in each genre; $100 second prize in each genre
No entry fee

Poetry: Let us hear your particular voice. Ground your words in the world, or the body, or both. Break genres and bend boundaries, or pour your own cosmos into, and extract alternate universes from, hoary an...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Christmas Calm

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 29, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Christmas Calm

Topic: What have you done with your kids to help usher in Jesus’ peace during the Christmas season. 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...


Continue reading ...
 

Tiferet Magazine Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, April 28, 2020,
Tiferet Magazine Writing Contest

$500 for the best poetry submission
$500 for the best short story (fiction)
$500 for the best essay or interview (non-fiction)

One prize winner and two honorable mentions will be awarded in each category. Please read our normal submission guidelines for help in determining what kind of writing we seek.

A $20 fee is required for each entry. Entries are defined as follows:

Poetry: You may submit up to six poems. (Poems sh...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Christmas Calm

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 27, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Christmas Calm

Topic: What have you done with your kids to help usher in Jesus’ peace during the Christmas season. 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...


Continue reading ...
 

Connecticut Poetry Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 26, 2020,
Connecticut Poetry Award
 
Deadline: May 31, postmark
 
Fee $15 for up to 3 poems.         
Prizes: 1st – $400; 2nd – $100; 3rd – $50
 
Winning poems will be published in the Connecticut River Review. Send up to three unpublished poems, any form, 80 line limit. Include two copies of each poem: one with complete contact information (name, address, email and phone) and one with NO contact information. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable; how...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Do you have a unique Christmas tradition?

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 25, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Do you have a unique Christmas tradition?

Topic: What is one unique Christmas tradition that you have that has taught your kids about the point of this holiday. We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical activities that have worked in your family or the families of people you know. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time...


Continue reading ...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: May

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 24, 2020,
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: May
 
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 submitted through the website or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they ...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Surprised by Easter

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 23, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Surprised by Easter

Topic: This last Easter was a quiet, family-centric, Jesus-focused time. What is one thing you did to help your kids know more about the Easter story and were surprised that it was fun for everyone? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical activities that worked for you and could work for other families. This is not the place for you to...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado: May

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 22, 2020,
Poetry Society of Colorado: May

Deadline: May 16, 2020
Sponsor: Marcel Duclos
Theme: A Chance Meeting
Form: Unrhymed verse in any meter
Style: Conversation Poem
Line Limit: 30 (Note line limit 30 lines)

MUSTS:

1. A Conversation Poem must be “intimate, informal, and serious.” It “addresses a particular person.” “It simulates a speaking voice. It does not record a conversation… because it is animated by only on...


Continue reading ...
 

WOW! Women on Writing Spring 2020 Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, April 21, 2020,
WOW! Women on Writing Spring 2020 Flash Fiction Contest

Awards: $400, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate; $300, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate; $200, publication, interview and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate; 7 Runners Up receive $25 Amazon Gift Cards, publication and interview; 10 Honorable mentions receive $20 Amazon Gift Card. Top 10 stories are published in the WOW! Women On Writing e-zine, and contestants are...


Continue reading ...
 

Best New Poets of 2020 Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 20, 2020,
Best New Poets of 2020 Anthology 

Best New Poets is an annual anthology of fifty poems from emerging writers. The anthology began in 2005 and the book is currently distributed nationally as a University of Virginia Press title and produced in cooperation with Meridian, a semiannual literary magazine from the University of Virginia.

The anthology takes submissions from three sources:

nominations from literary magazines in the United States and Canada,
nom...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Age is Just a Number

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 19, 2020,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Age Is Just a Number

**Title Change: This was previously titled The Golden Years or Second Wind. If you submitted a story for that title a few years ago, please do not resubmit it. We have it and it will be considered for this new title.**

So, you’re a certain age now, and you’re ready for what’s next. You might be enjoying an empty nest, or starting a second career, or winding down a first one. Y...


Continue reading ...
 

Time of Singing Summer Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 18, 2020,
Time of Singing Summer Poetry Contest
 
Time Of Singing is a literary Christian poetry magazine with “Christian” defined in the widest sense of the word. The quarterly journal prints verse that talk about God and our relationship with Him and each other--as well as general inspirational or nature poems.
 
Summer Contest 2020
Contest Theme: Any Theme
Form: Short Form         
Contest Deadline: May 15, 2020 (postmark)
Winners will be published in the Summer...

Continue reading ...
 

Monthly Musepaper - April

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 17, 2020,
Monthly Musepaper

Story, 1-2 Poems, or Essay, 1000 words or less, deadline 04-30-20.

Prompts: (1) Wish You Were Here or (2) Free Write (anything goes)

3 Musepaper prizes given per prompt. Publication in print/online. Enigma gift.

 

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of New Hampshire Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 16, 2020,
Poetry Society of New Hampshire Contest         
 
The Poetry Society of New Hampshire sponsors two National Contests open to all poets, members or not. Judges for the contests are not members of the Poetry Society of New Hampshire. Prizes are awarded to four places, 1st place, $100, 2nd place, $50, 3rd and 4th places $25 each. Winning poems will be published in our quarterly magazine, The Poets Touchstone, and winning p...

Continue reading ...
 

Raven Quill Literary Agency

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 15, 2020,
Raven Quill Literary Agency

RQLA was founded to develop the careers of unique, high quality, engaging, and often underrepresented voices in children’s literature. From picture books through young adult and occasionally beyond, our goal is to provide individually tailored and dedicated representation for creators of books that share new messages, create a sense of joy and wonder and make a difference in the world.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina...

Continue reading ...
 

Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, April 14, 2020,
Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize
 
$500 cash prize for a single poem. The winner and finalists will be published in the following volume of Crab Creek Review, and all entries will be considered for publication.
 
We welcome up to 4 poems per entry, 8 pages maximum. The entry fee is $16 per submission. Multiple submissions are allowed, but each batch must be submitted separately, with its own entry fee.
 
Deadline: May 15, 2020
...
Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dogs & COVID-19

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 13, 2020,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dogs & COVID-19

This is a very quick callout for specific stories while we finish our upcoming July title, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Dogs. We got so many great submissions for that title that we are well on the way to making our 2021 dog book as well, just with the stories we already have. But we’ve decided that we want to include stories about dogs and the COVID-19 crisis in this upcom...


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers: May Prose Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 12, 2020,
Saturday Writers: May Prose 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.
Prose: 2020-word limit
Entry fee: $7
Cash prizes awarded for 1st, 2...

Continue reading ...
 

Ruminate Magazine Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 11, 2020,
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize
 
Ruminate is pleased to announce that we are accepting entries for the 2020 Ruminate Poetry Prize. $1500 and publication will be awarded to the winner. $300 and publication will be awarded to the second-place winner.
 
The submission deadline for the prize is May 15th. The entry fee is $20. All submissions must be previously unpublished work. You may submit up to two ...

Continue reading ...
 

Arkansas Writers Conference Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 10, 2020,
Arkansas Writers Conference Contest

$20 to enter any or all contests.
Postmark deadline: May 23, 2020       
16 contests to enter for fiction, nonfiction, poetry, humor, and more.
Prizes range from $10 - $50

Continue reading ...
 

Ohio Poetry Day Association Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 9, 2020,
Ohio Poetry Day Association Annual Contest
 
Eligibility for all contests consists of payment of a single $10.00 fee send with the poems and entry blank. All poems must be mailed with the fee at one time in one envelope. Prizes range from $5 to $100. Postmark deadline is May 15, 2020.
 
Entries must be original and unpublished and must never have won a state or national contest prize over $10 or be submitted for publication elsewhere. 23 categories are open to al...

Continue reading ...
 

Chosen Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 8, 2020,
Chosen Books

Ever since the 1971 publication of The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom, Chosen Books has been publishing powerful books that help millions to live Spirit-empowered lives. Books published by Chosen help believers to better know and love the Lord Jesus Christ; to pray about the concerns that are on God’s heart; to be empowered by his Spirit for ministry; to fulfill the Great Commission; and to tran...


Continue reading ...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: Sand

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, April 7, 2020,
Guardian Angel Kids: Sand  

Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers Prose & Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 6, 2020,

Continue reading ...
 

Pelican Book Group Christmas Holiday Extravaganza

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 5, 2020,
Pelican Book Group Christmas Holiday Extravaganza
 
Extravaganza titles are novelette to novella length stories (between 15,000 and 25,000 words) to fill twenty-four special slots each Christmas season. Stories may fit either the White Rose Publishing (romance) or the Harbourlight Books (general fiction) imprint, but must have a Christmas theme. Submissions must be received on or before 1 May of each year in order to be co...

Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: Citizenship

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 4, 2020,
The War Cry: Citizenship             

The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well as the general publi...


Continue reading ...
 

Leapfrog 2020 Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 3, 2020,
Leapfrog 2020 Fiction Contest

Adult, young adult (YA) and middle grade (MG) novels, novellas, and short story collections are accepted. Minimum word count: 22,000. Individual stories in a collection may have been published in journals. Books that have been self-published will be considered "unpublished" if fewer than about 200 copies were printed. 

We look for literary fiction and mainstream fiction, including science fiction. Generally we are less intere...


Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Holidays

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 2, 2020,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Holidays   

Continue reading ...
 

WOW! Women on Writing 2020 Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 1, 2020,
WOW! Women On Writing 2020 Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

Seeking creative nonfiction essays on any topic (200 - 1000 words) and in any style -- from personal essay and memoir to lyric essay and hybrid, and more! The mission of this contest is to reward bravery in real-life storytelling and create an understanding of our world through thoughtful, engaging narratives.

Electronic submissions via email only; reprints are okay; simultaneous subm...


Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: April, 2020

Bacopa Literary Review Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 30, 2020,
Bacopa Literary Review Annual Contest
 
Contest Submissions now open until May 31, 2020       
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, Humor, Short-Short Fiction
$300 first prize in each genre; $100 second prize in each genre
No entry fee

Poetry: Let us hear your particular voice. Ground your words in the world, or the body, or both. Break genres and bend boundaries, or pour your own cosmos into, and extract alternate universes from, hoary an...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Christmas Calm

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 29, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Christmas Calm

Topic: What have you done with your kids to help usher in Jesus’ peace during the Christmas season. 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...


Continue reading ...
 

Tiferet Magazine Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, April 28, 2020,
Tiferet Magazine Writing Contest

$500 for the best poetry submission
$500 for the best short story (fiction)
$500 for the best essay or interview (non-fiction)

One prize winner and two honorable mentions will be awarded in each category. Please read our normal submission guidelines for help in determining what kind of writing we seek.

A $20 fee is required for each entry. Entries are defined as follows:

Poetry: You may submit up to six poems. (Poems sh...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Christmas Calm

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 27, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Christmas Calm

Topic: What have you done with your kids to help usher in Jesus’ peace during the Christmas season. 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...


Continue reading ...
 

Connecticut Poetry Award

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 26, 2020,
Connecticut Poetry Award
 
Deadline: May 31, postmark
 
Fee $15 for up to 3 poems.         
Prizes: 1st – $400; 2nd – $100; 3rd – $50
 
Winning poems will be published in the Connecticut River Review. Send up to three unpublished poems, any form, 80 line limit. Include two copies of each poem: one with complete contact information (name, address, email and phone) and one with NO contact information. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable; how...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Do you have a unique Christmas tradition?

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 25, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Do you have a unique Christmas tradition?

Topic: What is one unique Christmas tradition that you have that has taught your kids about the point of this holiday. We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical activities that have worked in your family or the families of people you know. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an author. At this time...


Continue reading ...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: May

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 24, 2020,
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: May
 
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 submitted through the website or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they ...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Surprised by Easter

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 23, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Surprised by Easter

Topic: This last Easter was a quiet, family-centric, Jesus-focused time. What is one thing you did to help your kids know more about the Easter story and were surprised that it was fun for everyone? We are not looking for lectures or object lessons. Instead, we want hands-on, practical activities that worked for you and could work for other families. This is not the place for you to...


Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Colorado: May

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 22, 2020,
Poetry Society of Colorado: May

Deadline: May 16, 2020
Sponsor: Marcel Duclos
Theme: A Chance Meeting
Form: Unrhymed verse in any meter
Style: Conversation Poem
Line Limit: 30 (Note line limit 30 lines)

MUSTS:

1. A Conversation Poem must be “intimate, informal, and serious.” It “addresses a particular person.” “It simulates a speaking voice. It does not record a conversation… because it is animated by only on...


Continue reading ...
 

WOW! Women on Writing Spring 2020 Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, April 21, 2020,
WOW! Women on Writing Spring 2020 Flash Fiction Contest

Awards: $400, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate; $300, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate; $200, publication, interview and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate; 7 Runners Up receive $25 Amazon Gift Cards, publication and interview; 10 Honorable mentions receive $20 Amazon Gift Card. Top 10 stories are published in the WOW! Women On Writing e-zine, and contestants are...


Continue reading ...
 

Best New Poets of 2020 Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 20, 2020,
Best New Poets of 2020 Anthology 

Best New Poets is an annual anthology of fifty poems from emerging writers. The anthology began in 2005 and the book is currently distributed nationally as a University of Virginia Press title and produced in cooperation with Meridian, a semiannual literary magazine from the University of Virginia.

The anthology takes submissions from three sources:

nominations from literary magazines in the United States and Canada,
nom...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Age is Just a Number

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 19, 2020,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Age Is Just a Number

**Title Change: This was previously titled The Golden Years or Second Wind. If you submitted a story for that title a few years ago, please do not resubmit it. We have it and it will be considered for this new title.**

So, you’re a certain age now, and you’re ready for what’s next. You might be enjoying an empty nest, or starting a second career, or winding down a first one. Y...


Continue reading ...
 

Time of Singing Summer Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 18, 2020,
Time of Singing Summer Poetry Contest
 
Time Of Singing is a literary Christian poetry magazine with “Christian” defined in the widest sense of the word. The quarterly journal prints verse that talk about God and our relationship with Him and each other--as well as general inspirational or nature poems.
 
Summer Contest 2020
Contest Theme: Any Theme
Form: Short Form         
Contest Deadline: May 15, 2020 (postmark)
Winners will be published in the Summer...

Continue reading ...
 

Monthly Musepaper - April

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 17, 2020,
Monthly Musepaper

Story, 1-2 Poems, or Essay, 1000 words or less, deadline 04-30-20.

Prompts: (1) Wish You Were Here or (2) Free Write (anything goes)

3 Musepaper prizes given per prompt. Publication in print/online. Enigma gift.

 

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of New Hampshire Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 16, 2020,
Poetry Society of New Hampshire Contest         
 
The Poetry Society of New Hampshire sponsors two National Contests open to all poets, members or not. Judges for the contests are not members of the Poetry Society of New Hampshire. Prizes are awarded to four places, 1st place, $100, 2nd place, $50, 3rd and 4th places $25 each. Winning poems will be published in our quarterly magazine, The Poets Touchstone, and winning p...

Continue reading ...
 

Raven Quill Literary Agency

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 15, 2020,
Raven Quill Literary Agency

RQLA was founded to develop the careers of unique, high quality, engaging, and often underrepresented voices in children’s literature. From picture books through young adult and occasionally beyond, our goal is to provide individually tailored and dedicated representation for creators of books that share new messages, create a sense of joy and wonder and make a difference in the world.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina...

Continue reading ...
 

Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, April 14, 2020,
Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize
 
$500 cash prize for a single poem. The winner and finalists will be published in the following volume of Crab Creek Review, and all entries will be considered for publication.
 
We welcome up to 4 poems per entry, 8 pages maximum. The entry fee is $16 per submission. Multiple submissions are allowed, but each batch must be submitted separately, with its own entry fee.
 
Deadline: May 15, 2020
...
Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dogs & COVID-19

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 13, 2020,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dogs & COVID-19

This is a very quick callout for specific stories while we finish our upcoming July title, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Dogs. We got so many great submissions for that title that we are well on the way to making our 2021 dog book as well, just with the stories we already have. But we’ve decided that we want to include stories about dogs and the COVID-19 crisis in this upcom...


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers: May Prose Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 12, 2020,
Saturday Writers: May Prose 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.
Prose: 2020-word limit
Entry fee: $7
Cash prizes awarded for 1st, 2...

Continue reading ...
 

Ruminate Magazine Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 11, 2020,
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize
 
Ruminate is pleased to announce that we are accepting entries for the 2020 Ruminate Poetry Prize. $1500 and publication will be awarded to the winner. $300 and publication will be awarded to the second-place winner.
 
The submission deadline for the prize is May 15th. The entry fee is $20. All submissions must be previously unpublished work. You may submit up to two ...

Continue reading ...
 

Arkansas Writers Conference Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 10, 2020,
Arkansas Writers Conference Contest

$20 to enter any or all contests.
Postmark deadline: May 23, 2020       
16 contests to enter for fiction, nonfiction, poetry, humor, and more.
Prizes range from $10 - $50

Continue reading ...
 

Ohio Poetry Day Association Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 9, 2020,
Ohio Poetry Day Association Annual Contest
 
Eligibility for all contests consists of payment of a single $10.00 fee send with the poems and entry blank. All poems must be mailed with the fee at one time in one envelope. Prizes range from $5 to $100. Postmark deadline is May 15, 2020.
 
Entries must be original and unpublished and must never have won a state or national contest prize over $10 or be submitted for publication elsewhere. 23 categories are open to al...

Continue reading ...
 

Chosen Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 8, 2020,
Chosen Books

Ever since the 1971 publication of The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom, Chosen Books has been publishing powerful books that help millions to live Spirit-empowered lives. Books published by Chosen help believers to better know and love the Lord Jesus Christ; to pray about the concerns that are on God’s heart; to be empowered by his Spirit for ministry; to fulfill the Great Commission; and to tran...


Continue reading ...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: Sand

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, April 7, 2020,
Guardian Angel Kids: Sand  

Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers Prose & Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, April 6, 2020,

Continue reading ...
 

Pelican Book Group Christmas Holiday Extravaganza

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, April 5, 2020,
Pelican Book Group Christmas Holiday Extravaganza
 
Extravaganza titles are novelette to novella length stories (between 15,000 and 25,000 words) to fill twenty-four special slots each Christmas season. Stories may fit either the White Rose Publishing (romance) or the Harbourlight Books (general fiction) imprint, but must have a Christmas theme. Submissions must be received on or before 1 May of each year in order to be co...

Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: Citizenship

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, April 4, 2020,
The War Cry: Citizenship             

The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well as the general publi...


Continue reading ...
 

Leapfrog 2020 Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, April 3, 2020,
Leapfrog 2020 Fiction Contest

Adult, young adult (YA) and middle grade (MG) novels, novellas, and short story collections are accepted. Minimum word count: 22,000. Individual stories in a collection may have been published in journals. Books that have been self-published will be considered "unpublished" if fewer than about 200 copies were printed. 

We look for literary fiction and mainstream fiction, including science fiction. Generally we are less intere...


Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Holidays

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, April 2, 2020,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Holidays   

Continue reading ...
 

WOW! Women on Writing 2020 Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, April 1, 2020,
WOW! Women On Writing 2020 Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

Seeking creative nonfiction essays on any topic (200 - 1000 words) and in any style -- from personal essay and memoir to lyric essay and hybrid, and more! The mission of this contest is to reward bravery in real-life storytelling and create an understanding of our world through thoughtful, engaging narratives.

Electronic submissions via email only; reprints are okay; simultaneous subm...


Continue reading ...
 
 

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