This site features current writing opportunities for authors of all genres, with a preference for Christian publications. The submission opportunities featured on this blog site have been collected by Sally Clark. The source of the information is listed at the bottom of each post. Please check these websites for additional writing articles and information on submissions in other genres.

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Published by Ideals Children's Books,


a lift-the-flap board book for ages 2-5,

written by Sally Clark


and winner of a 2015
Silver Medal
from Moonbeam Children's Book Awards




Over 34,000 copies sold! 


Pitmad

August 16, 2019
Pitmad

#PitMad is a pitch party on Twitter where writers tweet a 280-character pitch for their completed, polished, unpublished manuscripts. Agents and editors make requests by liking/favoriting the tweeted pitch.

Every unagented writer is welcome to pitch. All genres/categories are welcomed.

September 5, 2019 (8AM – 8PM EDT)

 

Portland Review: Labor

August 15, 2019
Portland Review: Labor

Portland Review is excited to welcome submissions of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, and mixed-genre works for its 2020 themed anthology, LABOR." About the theme: "We are thinking about labor as work or employment, and how it relates to the body and the self. But we don’t just want stories about working; we want to read about labor in all its forms: physical, emotional, invisible, and theoretical. How d...


Continue reading...
 

Helen Schaible International Sonnet Contest

August 15, 2019
Helen Schaible International Sonnet Contest

Deadline: September 1, 2019 (postmarked)

Contest welcomes submissions in two categories: traditional sonnet (Shakespearean or Petrarchan) and modern sonnet. Prizes for both categories: "First Prize: $50. Second Prize: $35. Third Prize: $15. Three Honorable Mentions, Unranked."

from: https://www.erikadreifus.com/blogs/practicing-writing/


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Golden Wheat Literary Agency

August 13, 2019
Golden Wheat Literary Agency

Golden Wheat Literary is a faith-based literary agency with a little bit of a twist. Manuscripts that are submitted do not need to be overtly Christian but must exist within the realities of Christian faith. If your manuscript's elements can all be true without any part of God's Word needing to step aside or be discounted, it is acceptable for submission. We have sold books to both secular and Christian publishers. Our agents repr...


Continue reading...
 

Oregon State Poetry Association Fall Contest

August 12, 2019
Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest

Categories: Poet’s Choice, Members Only, New Poets, Traditional Form – Blank Verse, Theme: Our Common Life

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 five poems (limit of one poem per category).

Non-members—Flat rate of $15 for up to four poems (limit of one poem per category).

Deadline:...


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Brilliant Flash Fiction Contest

August 11, 2019
Brilliant Flash Fiction Contest

Deadline: September 1, 2019 (midnight MST)

Judge: Kathy Fish
Seeks flash fiction (maximum: 300 words, excluding title).
Prompt: "Feed Us."
Prizes: $100/$30/$20.

from: https://www.erikadreifus.com/blogs/practicing-writing/


Continue reading...
 

Poets & Patrons 63rd Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest

August 10, 2019
Poets & Patrons 63rd Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest 

Deadline: September 1, 2019

PRIZES: $50, $30, $20 and three HMs in each category. Non-members may enter all open categories (1 poem per category) for $15; members may enter for $12. Each additional poem $2 ($1 for members).

14 categories open to all include: Religious Poem, Humorous Poem, Formal Verse, Free Verse, Social Conscience, Miniature Poem, Nature, Midwest theme, Shakespeare, Love, Speculati...


Continue reading...
 

The War Cry: Down But Not Out

August 9, 2019
The War Cry: Down But Not Out       

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...


Continue reading...
 

Poetry on Planes Anthology

August 8, 2019
Poetry on Planes Anthology

"Poetry on Planes is a project currently in progress, the first in a series of anthologies that will feature the work of 99 poets -- both established and emerging -- from around the world. We are soliciting original works that were, ideally, written while the author was travelling on a commercial airliner. And each work -- be it serious or whimsical -- should reflect the sort of thoughts people have while looking out the window at clouds an...


Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Shortcuts

August 8, 2019
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Shortcuts

Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.

We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be sure to include your mailing ad...

Continue reading...
 

Pitmad

August 16, 2019
Pitmad

#PitMad is a pitch party on Twitter where writers tweet a 280-character pitch for their completed, polished, unpublished manuscripts. Agents and editors make requests by liking/favoriting the tweeted pitch.

Every unagented writer is welcome to pitch. All genres/categories are welcomed.

September 5, 2019 (8AM – 8PM EDT)

 

Portland Review: Labor

August 15, 2019
Portland Review: Labor

Portland Review is excited to welcome submissions of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, and mixed-genre works for its 2020 themed anthology, LABOR." About the theme: "We are thinking about labor as work or employment, and how it relates to the body and the self. But we don’t just want stories about working; we want to read about labor in all its forms: physical, emotional, invisible, and theoretical. How d...


Continue reading...
 

Helen Schaible International Sonnet Contest

August 15, 2019
Helen Schaible International Sonnet Contest

Deadline: September 1, 2019 (postmarked)

Contest welcomes submissions in two categories: traditional sonnet (Shakespearean or Petrarchan) and modern sonnet. Prizes for both categories: "First Prize: $50. Second Prize: $35. Third Prize: $15. Three Honorable Mentions, Unranked."

from: https://www.erikadreifus.com/blogs/practicing-writing/


Continue reading...
 

Golden Wheat Literary Agency

August 13, 2019
Golden Wheat Literary Agency

Golden Wheat Literary is a faith-based literary agency with a little bit of a twist. Manuscripts that are submitted do not need to be overtly Christian but must exist within the realities of Christian faith. If your manuscript's elements can all be true without any part of God's Word needing to step aside or be discounted, it is acceptable for submission. We have sold books to both secular and Christian publishers. Our agents repr...


Continue reading...
 

Oregon State Poetry Association Fall Contest

August 12, 2019
Oregon State Poetry Association Adult Fall Contest

Categories: Poet’s Choice, Members Only, New Poets, Traditional Form – Blank Verse, Theme: Our Common Life

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 five poems (limit of one poem per category).

Non-members—Flat rate of $15 for up to four poems (limit of one poem per category).

Deadline:...


Continue reading...
 

Brilliant Flash Fiction Contest

August 11, 2019
Brilliant Flash Fiction Contest

Deadline: September 1, 2019 (midnight MST)

Judge: Kathy Fish
Seeks flash fiction (maximum: 300 words, excluding title).
Prompt: "Feed Us."
Prizes: $100/$30/$20.

from: https://www.erikadreifus.com/blogs/practicing-writing/


Continue reading...
 

Poets & Patrons 63rd Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest

August 10, 2019
Poets & Patrons 63rd Annual Chicagoland Poetry Contest 

Deadline: September 1, 2019

PRIZES: $50, $30, $20 and three HMs in each category. Non-members may enter all open categories (1 poem per category) for $15; members may enter for $12. Each additional poem $2 ($1 for members).

14 categories open to all include: Religious Poem, Humorous Poem, Formal Verse, Free Verse, Social Conscience, Miniature Poem, Nature, Midwest theme, Shakespeare, Love, Speculati...


Continue reading...
 

The War Cry: Down But Not Out

August 9, 2019
The War Cry: Down But Not Out       

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...


Continue reading...
 

Poetry on Planes Anthology

August 8, 2019
Poetry on Planes Anthology

"Poetry on Planes is a project currently in progress, the first in a series of anthologies that will feature the work of 99 poets -- both established and emerging -- from around the world. We are soliciting original works that were, ideally, written while the author was travelling on a commercial airliner. And each work -- be it serious or whimsical -- should reflect the sort of thoughts people have while looking out the window at clouds an...


Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Shortcuts

August 8, 2019
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: Shortcuts

Readers Write column asks readers to address subjects on which they're the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. Writing style isn't as important as thoughtfulness and sincerity.

We publish only nonfiction in Readers Write. Feel free to submit your work under "Name Withheld" if it allows you to be more honest, but be sure to include your mailing ad...

Continue reading...
 

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Sally Clark Like finding shells on the beach, I love doing market research! And what I find, I love to share! I write in a variety of genres including children's, Christian, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, so these post follow along those lines. Check out my web site: www.sallyclark.info, for more about me.

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