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.

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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: August, 2020

Chestnut Review: Winter Issue

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 31, 2020,
Chestnut Review: Winter Issue

Chestnut Review appears four times per year online and once per year in print in our annual anthology. We are always interested in work that speaks to the season, even if it is in unusual and contradictory ways, but that is in no way a requirement. We are an open journal that accepts any artistic work which interests us. We do not judge based on the reputation, origin, or experience of the author, nor do we solicit submission...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Kids With Big Emotions

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 30, 2020,

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Biters

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 29, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Biters

Topic: How did you help your toddler understand that biting is not appropriate? 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 North American authors.

Word c...

Continue reading ...
 

Red Hen Press Fiction Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 28, 2020,
Red Hen Press Fiction Awards

Established in 2015 to nurture the unique and vibrant channels through which fiction has carried us, the Red Hen Fiction Award is for a fresh and original story of fiction with a minimum of 150 pages. The awarded fiction manuscript is selected through an annual submission process which is open to all authors.

Award details - $1000 plus book publication by Red Hen Press
Final Judge: Susan Straight
Deadline: Septembe...

Continue reading ...
 

The Acheven Book Prizze for Young Adult Fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 27, 2020,
The Acheven Book Prize for Young Adult Fiction  

The Acheven Book Prize for Young Adult Fiction, bestowed by Regal House Publishing will be issued to a work of compelling fiction for the Young Adult market.

Submissions open for the 2020 Acheven Book Prize on June 30, 2020 – September 30, 2020. Entry fee: $25. Book publication by Fitzroy Books and Regal House Publishing in 2022. $750 honorarium. Minimum of 120 p...


Continue reading ...
 

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 26, 2020,
Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

Deadline is September 30, 2020.      

We will award the Tom Howard Prize of $1,500 for a poem in any style or genre, and the Margaret Reid Prize of $1,500 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style. Ten Honorable Mentions will receive $100 each (any style). The top 12 entries will be published online. Length limit: 250 lines per poem. No restrictions on age or country. Fee: $12 per ...


Continue reading ...
 

ASK Magazine: Shell, Sweet Shell

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 25, 2020,
ASK Magazine: Shell, Sweet Shell    

ASK is a nonfiction magazine for children 7–10 years old who are curious about science and the world they live in. Each edition of ASK is built around a central theme or question.

ASK introduces kids to the joys of thinking and questioning scientifically, and presumes them to be active members of the international community of knowledge-seekers.  The ideal ASK article is an engaging nonfiction story (or cartoon) tha...


Continue reading ...
 

Solum Literary Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 24, 2020,
Solum Literary Press

We are a Christian literary journal and small press in the evangelical tradition which publishes fiction, poetry, philosophy articles, homilies, and visual art. In addition to the journal, we hope to eventually begin publishing novels, short story compilations, poetry chapbooks, philosophical anthologies, homiletical anthologies, and visual art chapbooks.  We primarily publish work concerning Christian theology or work which deals with...

Continue reading ...
 

Nowhere Magazine Open Call: Words

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 23, 2020,
Nowhere Magazine Open Call: Words

One hundred percent of the content in Nowhere comes from submissions. Thirty percent of the stories we publish are by first-time writers. We don’t take just anything; submitting is competitive, and our staff focuses a keen eye on narrative, setting, character, story arc, detail, research, reporting and authenticity. With fifty years of editing experience in the travel world on our masthead, the editing process is comprehensive...


Continue reading ...
 

Arizona State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 22, 2020,
Arizona State Poetry Society Annual Contest        

9 categories to enter. Entry fee is $3. Prizes: $50, $30, $20.

Deadline: poems must be received by September 30, 2019.

Original, unpublished poems not currently submitted to other contests. First, second, and third prize-winning poems will be read at the Annual Fall Conference of the Arizona State Poetry Society and published in the ASPS journal, Sandcutters.

...
Continue reading ...
 

Boulevard Magazine Nonfiction Contest for Emerging Writers

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 21, 2020,
Boulevard Magazine Nonfiction Contest for Emerging Writers

$1,000 and publication in Boulevard awarded to the winning essay by a writer who has not yet published a book of fiction, poetry, or creative non-fiction with a nationally distributed press.

All entries must be postmarked before September 30, 2020 or submitted online by midnight CT. We accept works up to 8,000 words. Entry fee is $16 for each individual essay, with no limit per author, and...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Making "Me" Time

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 20, 2020,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Making “Me” Time

**Title Change: This was previously titled Stories about Self-Care and Me Time. If you submitted a story or poem for that title please do not resubmit it. We have it and it will be considered for this revised title.**

Do you ever say that you’ll take care of yourself AFTER you finish your to-do list? That’s what we did until we started putting ourselves ON our to-do list, right ...


Continue reading ...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: September

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 19, 2020,
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: September

Continue reading ...
 

Blanco Co., TX, Friends of the Night Sky Song Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 18, 2020,
Blanco County, Texas, Friends of the Night Sky Song Contest

Blanco County Friends of the Night Sky (BCFNS) has announced the 2020 Hill Country Night Sky Songwriting Contest. This year’s contest, open to songwriters of any genre or residence, focuses on the theme “Preserving the Night Sky.” Deadline for song submissions is Sept. 25.

All funds from CD sales will go to help preserve the Hill Country’s night skies.The 2020 Hill Country Night Sky Son Conte...


Continue reading ...
 

MUSE Magazine: Honeybees and Pollinators

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 17, 2020,
MUSE Magazine: Honeybees and Pollinators

MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens ages 9-14. It takes intellectual curiosity seriously, while never taking itself too seriously. The editors seek fresh and entertaining articles from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Timeliness and trustworthiness is essential, but humor, irreverence, and atypical angles are also hallmarks of MUSE. We seek articles that describe how ...

Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Personal Essay Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 16, 2020,
Writer’s Digest Personal Essay Awards

ENTER NOW! DEADLINE: 9/15/20 Writer’s Digest’s newest competition, the Personal Essay Awards or 2000 words or less, is now open for entries. Winners of the competition will be announced in our May/June 2021 issue of Writer's Digest.

One Grand Prize Winner will receive $2,500 in cash
The Second Place Winner will receive $1,000 in cash
The Third Place Winner will receive $500 i...

Continue reading ...
 

The Query Letter Blurb Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 15, 2020,
The Query Letter Blurb Contest

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline September 15, 2020. This writing contest is all about book blurbs. The twist? We want blurbs about completely made-up, nonexistent books. Get creative! Write and submit a back-cover blurb of 100 words or fewer that sets the stage for a novel, establishes the characters, and raises the stakes in a way that makes readers want to find out more. We will award one prize of $500 for the best blurb. The submitted...


Continue reading ...
 

FACES Magazine: Clara Barton & Global Health

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 14, 2020,
FACES Magazine: Clara Barton and Global Health  

Lively, original approaches to the subject are the primary concerns of the editors in choosing material. FACES: World Culture & Geography is written for ages 9-14. FACES Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available for viewing at the Cricket Media Store, where you can also purchase a current issue.) Issues are also available at many loca...

Continue reading ...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: Feet

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 13, 2020,
Guardian Angel Kids: Feet      

Continue reading ...
 

Helen Schaible International Sonnet Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 12, 2020,
Helen Schaible International Sonnet Contest    

Continue reading ...
 

Poets and Patrons 64th Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 11, 2020,
Poets & Patrons 64th Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest 

Continue reading ...
 

The Academy for Teachers Stories Out of School Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 10, 2020,
The Academy for Teachers Stories Out of School Flash Fiction Contest

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline September 1, 2020. This annual contest was created to inspire honest, unsentimental stories about teachers and the rich and complex world of schools. Our partner this year is A Public Space. There are a few criteria for submissions. The story’s protagonist, or its narrator, must be a K-12 teacher. Stories must be between 6 and 749 words and previous...


Continue reading ...
 

Alaska Writers Guild: Children's Literature

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 9, 2020,
Alaska Writers Guild: Children’s Literature (Picture Book, Chapter Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult)

Children's Literature can be the text for a picture book, chapter book, middle grade, or young adult manuscript. Alongside your genre on the first page, please note which sub-genre of children's literature your submission fits, such as "Children's Literature/Picture Book."

Awards will be given as follows:  First Place: $100, Second Place: $60, Third...


Continue reading ...
 

Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 8, 2020,
Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest

Categories: Poet’s Choice, Members Only, New Poets, Traditional Form – Pantoum, Theme: Community, Under 30, and Spanish Language

Awards: Poet’s Choice: 1st $100; 2nd $50; 3rd $30; 3 HMs.

All other categories: 1st $50; 2nd $30; 3rd $20; 3 HMs.

OPA Members—Flat rate of $8 for up to seven poems (limit of one poem per category).

Non-members—Flat rate of $15 for up to six poems (limit of one poem p...


Continue reading ...
 

ICL Nonfiction STEAM Article Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 7, 2020,
Institute of Children’s Literature Nonfiction STEAM Article Contest

Are you ready to capture the imagination of kids propel them to new heights? This contest is your chance to submit a nonfiction STEAM article suitable for a children's magazine.

What's STEAM? STEAM education is a curriculum used to integrate science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math skills. The Institute for Arts Integration and STEAM explains, "STEA...


Continue reading ...
 

Highland Park Poetry Muses Gallery: Trees

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 6, 2020,
Highland Park Poetry Muses Gallery: Trees

Now accepting submissions of poetry and artwork for our fall/winter Muses' Gallery on trees. Poems should not exceed 30 lines. Send submissions to jennifer@highlandparkpoetry.org via email with subject line TREES - [YOUR NAME]. Images should be .jpgs. Poems may be sent as text in the body of an email or as a .doc attachment. Deadline is September 1st.



Continue reading ...
 

Cobblestone: Questionable Characters

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 5, 2020,
Cobblestone: Questionable Characters

American History magazine for ages 9-14. Each issue of this acclaimed classroom magazine explores a single topic in depth, bringing history to life with primary sources, lively graphics, historical photographs, and maps. Designed to meet curriculum standards for history/social studies, Cobblestone® fosters an appreciation for the past while making connections to the present with fiction, nonfiction,...


Continue reading ...
 

Parabola Literary Journal: Wellness

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 4, 2020,
Parabola Literary Journal: Wellness       

Parabola is a quarterly journal devoted to the exploration of the quest for meaning as it is expressed in the world’s myths, symbols, and religious traditions, with particular emphasis on the relationship between this store of wisdom and our modern life.

Each issue of Parabola is organized around a theme. The theme for the Autumn 2020 issue is Wellness. The submission deadline is September 1, 2020.

Parabola welco...


Continue reading ...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Migration

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 3, 2020,
Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Migration   

Our rates for published stories:
$20 for published featured author stories
$10 for stories published on our &More page
$5 for poems we publish

We accept previously unpublished work in many genres of fiction as well as memoir. We accept previously unpublished poetry. We do not accept essays or other nonfiction genres.

We do not accept horror or erotica. This means no graphic violence, no ov...


Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: Suffering

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 2, 2020,
The War Cry: Suffering            

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 gener...


Continue reading ...
 

Rate Your Story Annual Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 1, 2020,
Rate Your Story Annual Writing Contest
 
This year our contest theme is "Awesome Openers". We are looking for fantastic opening lines that grab us from the beginning. How strong is your hook?

Deadline: 08-31-20

Our judges will be accepting manuscripts and awarding winners in four separate categories: Picture Book Fiction, Picture Book Nonfiction, Middle Grade & Young Adult Novels. *note: we are not accepting poetry, adult novels or "everything else...

Continue reading ...
 

Cultural Weekly's Jack Grapes Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 1, 2020,
Cultural Weekly’s Jack Grapes Poetry Prize

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline August 31, 2020. Three winners will receive $200 each, plus publication. Six finalists will receive $50 each, plus publication. You may submit up to two previously unpublished poems.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
-and-
Editor, FundsforWriters, http://www.fundsforwriters.com  
Writer's Digest 101 Best Web...

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Browsing Archive: August, 2020

Chestnut Review: Winter Issue

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 31, 2020,
Chestnut Review: Winter Issue

Chestnut Review appears four times per year online and once per year in print in our annual anthology. We are always interested in work that speaks to the season, even if it is in unusual and contradictory ways, but that is in no way a requirement. We are an open journal that accepts any artistic work which interests us. We do not judge based on the reputation, origin, or experience of the author, nor do we solicit submission...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Kids With Big Emotions

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 30, 2020,

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Biters

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 29, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Biters

Topic: How did you help your toddler understand that biting is not appropriate? 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 North American authors.

Word c...

Continue reading ...
 

Red Hen Press Fiction Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 28, 2020,
Red Hen Press Fiction Awards

Established in 2015 to nurture the unique and vibrant channels through which fiction has carried us, the Red Hen Fiction Award is for a fresh and original story of fiction with a minimum of 150 pages. The awarded fiction manuscript is selected through an annual submission process which is open to all authors.

Award details - $1000 plus book publication by Red Hen Press
Final Judge: Susan Straight
Deadline: Septembe...

Continue reading ...
 

The Acheven Book Prizze for Young Adult Fiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 27, 2020,
The Acheven Book Prize for Young Adult Fiction  

The Acheven Book Prize for Young Adult Fiction, bestowed by Regal House Publishing will be issued to a work of compelling fiction for the Young Adult market.

Submissions open for the 2020 Acheven Book Prize on June 30, 2020 – September 30, 2020. Entry fee: $25. Book publication by Fitzroy Books and Regal House Publishing in 2022. $750 honorarium. Minimum of 120 p...


Continue reading ...
 

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 26, 2020,
Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

Deadline is September 30, 2020.      

We will award the Tom Howard Prize of $1,500 for a poem in any style or genre, and the Margaret Reid Prize of $1,500 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style. Ten Honorable Mentions will receive $100 each (any style). The top 12 entries will be published online. Length limit: 250 lines per poem. No restrictions on age or country. Fee: $12 per ...


Continue reading ...
 

ASK Magazine: Shell, Sweet Shell

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 25, 2020,
ASK Magazine: Shell, Sweet Shell    

ASK is a nonfiction magazine for children 7–10 years old who are curious about science and the world they live in. Each edition of ASK is built around a central theme or question.

ASK introduces kids to the joys of thinking and questioning scientifically, and presumes them to be active members of the international community of knowledge-seekers.  The ideal ASK article is an engaging nonfiction story (or cartoon) tha...


Continue reading ...
 

Solum Literary Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 24, 2020,
Solum Literary Press

We are a Christian literary journal and small press in the evangelical tradition which publishes fiction, poetry, philosophy articles, homilies, and visual art. In addition to the journal, we hope to eventually begin publishing novels, short story compilations, poetry chapbooks, philosophical anthologies, homiletical anthologies, and visual art chapbooks.  We primarily publish work concerning Christian theology or work which deals with...

Continue reading ...
 

Nowhere Magazine Open Call: Words

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 23, 2020,
Nowhere Magazine Open Call: Words

One hundred percent of the content in Nowhere comes from submissions. Thirty percent of the stories we publish are by first-time writers. We don’t take just anything; submitting is competitive, and our staff focuses a keen eye on narrative, setting, character, story arc, detail, research, reporting and authenticity. With fifty years of editing experience in the travel world on our masthead, the editing process is comprehensive...


Continue reading ...
 

Arizona State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 22, 2020,
Arizona State Poetry Society Annual Contest        

9 categories to enter. Entry fee is $3. Prizes: $50, $30, $20.

Deadline: poems must be received by September 30, 2019.

Original, unpublished poems not currently submitted to other contests. First, second, and third prize-winning poems will be read at the Annual Fall Conference of the Arizona State Poetry Society and published in the ASPS journal, Sandcutters.

...
Continue reading ...
 

Boulevard Magazine Nonfiction Contest for Emerging Writers

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 21, 2020,
Boulevard Magazine Nonfiction Contest for Emerging Writers

$1,000 and publication in Boulevard awarded to the winning essay by a writer who has not yet published a book of fiction, poetry, or creative non-fiction with a nationally distributed press.

All entries must be postmarked before September 30, 2020 or submitted online by midnight CT. We accept works up to 8,000 words. Entry fee is $16 for each individual essay, with no limit per author, and...


Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Making "Me" Time

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 20, 2020,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Making “Me” Time

**Title Change: This was previously titled Stories about Self-Care and Me Time. If you submitted a story or poem for that title please do not resubmit it. We have it and it will be considered for this revised title.**

Do you ever say that you’ll take care of yourself AFTER you finish your to-do list? That’s what we did until we started putting ourselves ON our to-do list, right ...


Continue reading ...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: September

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 19, 2020,
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: September

Continue reading ...
 

Blanco Co., TX, Friends of the Night Sky Song Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 18, 2020,
Blanco County, Texas, Friends of the Night Sky Song Contest

Blanco County Friends of the Night Sky (BCFNS) has announced the 2020 Hill Country Night Sky Songwriting Contest. This year’s contest, open to songwriters of any genre or residence, focuses on the theme “Preserving the Night Sky.” Deadline for song submissions is Sept. 25.

All funds from CD sales will go to help preserve the Hill Country’s night skies.The 2020 Hill Country Night Sky Son Conte...


Continue reading ...
 

MUSE Magazine: Honeybees and Pollinators

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 17, 2020,
MUSE Magazine: Honeybees and Pollinators

MUSE is a discovery magazine for children and teens ages 9-14. It takes intellectual curiosity seriously, while never taking itself too seriously. The editors seek fresh and entertaining articles from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Timeliness and trustworthiness is essential, but humor, irreverence, and atypical angles are also hallmarks of MUSE. We seek articles that describe how ...

Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Personal Essay Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 16, 2020,
Writer’s Digest Personal Essay Awards

ENTER NOW! DEADLINE: 9/15/20 Writer’s Digest’s newest competition, the Personal Essay Awards or 2000 words or less, is now open for entries. Winners of the competition will be announced in our May/June 2021 issue of Writer's Digest.

One Grand Prize Winner will receive $2,500 in cash
The Second Place Winner will receive $1,000 in cash
The Third Place Winner will receive $500 i...

Continue reading ...
 

The Query Letter Blurb Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 15, 2020,
The Query Letter Blurb Contest

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline September 15, 2020. This writing contest is all about book blurbs. The twist? We want blurbs about completely made-up, nonexistent books. Get creative! Write and submit a back-cover blurb of 100 words or fewer that sets the stage for a novel, establishes the characters, and raises the stakes in a way that makes readers want to find out more. We will award one prize of $500 for the best blurb. The submitted...


Continue reading ...
 

FACES Magazine: Clara Barton & Global Health

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 14, 2020,
FACES Magazine: Clara Barton and Global Health  

Lively, original approaches to the subject are the primary concerns of the editors in choosing material. FACES: World Culture & Geography is written for ages 9-14. FACES Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available for viewing at the Cricket Media Store, where you can also purchase a current issue.) Issues are also available at many loca...

Continue reading ...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: Feet

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 13, 2020,
Guardian Angel Kids: Feet      

Continue reading ...
 

Helen Schaible International Sonnet Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 12, 2020,
Helen Schaible International Sonnet Contest    

Continue reading ...
 

Poets and Patrons 64th Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 11, 2020,
Poets & Patrons 64th Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest 

Continue reading ...
 

The Academy for Teachers Stories Out of School Flash Fiction Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 10, 2020,
The Academy for Teachers Stories Out of School Flash Fiction Contest

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline September 1, 2020. This annual contest was created to inspire honest, unsentimental stories about teachers and the rich and complex world of schools. Our partner this year is A Public Space. There are a few criteria for submissions. The story’s protagonist, or its narrator, must be a K-12 teacher. Stories must be between 6 and 749 words and previous...


Continue reading ...
 

Alaska Writers Guild: Children's Literature

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 9, 2020,
Alaska Writers Guild: Children’s Literature (Picture Book, Chapter Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult)

Children's Literature can be the text for a picture book, chapter book, middle grade, or young adult manuscript. Alongside your genre on the first page, please note which sub-genre of children's literature your submission fits, such as "Children's Literature/Picture Book."

Awards will be given as follows:  First Place: $100, Second Place: $60, Third...


Continue reading ...
 

Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 8, 2020,
Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest

Categories: Poet’s Choice, Members Only, New Poets, Traditional Form – Pantoum, Theme: Community, Under 30, and Spanish Language

Awards: Poet’s Choice: 1st $100; 2nd $50; 3rd $30; 3 HMs.

All other categories: 1st $50; 2nd $30; 3rd $20; 3 HMs.

OPA Members—Flat rate of $8 for up to seven poems (limit of one poem per category).

Non-members—Flat rate of $15 for up to six poems (limit of one poem p...


Continue reading ...
 

ICL Nonfiction STEAM Article Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, August 7, 2020,
Institute of Children’s Literature Nonfiction STEAM Article Contest

Are you ready to capture the imagination of kids propel them to new heights? This contest is your chance to submit a nonfiction STEAM article suitable for a children's magazine.

What's STEAM? STEAM education is a curriculum used to integrate science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math skills. The Institute for Arts Integration and STEAM explains, "STEA...


Continue reading ...
 

Highland Park Poetry Muses Gallery: Trees

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, August 6, 2020,
Highland Park Poetry Muses Gallery: Trees

Now accepting submissions of poetry and artwork for our fall/winter Muses' Gallery on trees. Poems should not exceed 30 lines. Send submissions to jennifer@highlandparkpoetry.org via email with subject line TREES - [YOUR NAME]. Images should be .jpgs. Poems may be sent as text in the body of an email or as a .doc attachment. Deadline is September 1st.



Continue reading ...
 

Cobblestone: Questionable Characters

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, August 5, 2020,
Cobblestone: Questionable Characters

American History magazine for ages 9-14. Each issue of this acclaimed classroom magazine explores a single topic in depth, bringing history to life with primary sources, lively graphics, historical photographs, and maps. Designed to meet curriculum standards for history/social studies, Cobblestone® fosters an appreciation for the past while making connections to the present with fiction, nonfiction,...


Continue reading ...
 

Parabola Literary Journal: Wellness

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, August 4, 2020,
Parabola Literary Journal: Wellness       

Parabola is a quarterly journal devoted to the exploration of the quest for meaning as it is expressed in the world’s myths, symbols, and religious traditions, with particular emphasis on the relationship between this store of wisdom and our modern life.

Each issue of Parabola is organized around a theme. The theme for the Autumn 2020 issue is Wellness. The submission deadline is September 1, 2020.

Parabola welco...


Continue reading ...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Migration

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, August 3, 2020,
Bethlehem Writers Roundtable: Migration   

Our rates for published stories:
$20 for published featured author stories
$10 for stories published on our &More page
$5 for poems we publish

We accept previously unpublished work in many genres of fiction as well as memoir. We accept previously unpublished poetry. We do not accept essays or other nonfiction genres.

We do not accept horror or erotica. This means no graphic violence, no ov...


Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: Suffering

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, August 2, 2020,
The War Cry: Suffering            

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 gener...


Continue reading ...
 

Rate Your Story Annual Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 1, 2020,
Rate Your Story Annual Writing Contest
 
This year our contest theme is "Awesome Openers". We are looking for fantastic opening lines that grab us from the beginning. How strong is your hook?

Deadline: 08-31-20

Our judges will be accepting manuscripts and awarding winners in four separate categories: Picture Book Fiction, Picture Book Nonfiction, Middle Grade & Young Adult Novels. *note: we are not accepting poetry, adult novels or "everything else...

Continue reading ...
 

Cultural Weekly's Jack Grapes Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, August 1, 2020,
Cultural Weekly’s Jack Grapes Poetry Prize

NO ENTRY FEE. Deadline August 31, 2020. Three winners will receive $200 each, plus publication. Six finalists will receive $50 each, plus publication. You may submit up to two previously unpublished poems.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Bell Bridge Books
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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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