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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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






You can read Sally's poetry and hear her reading her poems on http://www.ifollowfredericksburg.com with a new poem posted every week.

Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry

September 27, 2017
Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry
 
Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry is an independent publication, affiliated with the Department of English at Caldwell University, Caldwell, NJ. 
 
Our reading period will run from Aug. 1 - Oct. 1 each year, with the annual issue planned for April of the following year.
 
Please read our Mission Statement while deciding upon poems to submit.
 
Poets are invited to submit up to 5 poems, each of which should be no more than 2 typed pages in length.  Poems must be unpublished, neither in print, nor on the web, nor self-published.


 

Absey & Company

September 25, 2017
Absey & Company
 
Absey & Company is currently looking for full length manuscripts to publish. Absey & Company has published many award winning books in the last decade. They are an established small press that publishes full length works of poetry and prose. They are a print publisher that has yet to venture into e-books. They publish work for children, teens, and adults. They are interested in publishing literary works of fiction, poetry, and language ...

Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: October

September 24, 2017
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: October 
 
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 r...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas and Holiday Collection 2018

September 23, 2017
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas and Holiday Collection - 2018
 
Our next holiday collection will not be released until 2018 but we are already collecting stories for it. People love reading about the winter holidays – from Thanksgiving all the way through New Year’s Day. We want to hear about your traditions and how they came to be. We want to hear about your holiday memories and the rituals that create the foundation of your life. We love to hear about the ...

Continue reading...
 

Mother of Angels: Living & Loving After the Death of a Child

September 22, 2017
Mothers of Angels: Living and Loving after the Death of a Child
 
We’re looking for essays and poems for Mothers of Angels, an anthology of reflections about living through the grief of losing a child. This anthology has a two-fold purpose. The main purpose is to share stories of support about surviving the grief process and finding a new normal. The stories are meant to encourage and inspire other mothers of angels, while secondarily bein...

Continue reading...
 

The Kraemer Intergenerational Story Contest

September 21, 2017
The Kraemer Intergenerational Story Contest
 
“The Kraemer Intergenerational Story Contest, powered by Pass it Down, is an outgrowth of a contest started by the organization Intergeneration Month and its founder, Sandy Kraemer. In early 2017, Bridges Together ‘merged’ with IG Month, and we are proud to be continuing the efforts of Sandy and the organization he founded.” Contest-entry options include “the written word,” among others. Prizes:...

Continue reading...
 

Tin House Literary Journal: Candy

September 20, 2017
Tin House Literary Journal
 
We are currently reading for the upcoming theme:
 
CANDY—What's that sweet thing you crave that also may be ruining your life?
 
As always, we are looking for any and every angle on that theme. Please submit only one story or essay (ten-thousand-word limit), or up to five poems at a time.
 
Deadline is September 30, 2017.



Continue reading...
 

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

September 19, 2017
Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest
 
Please submit during April 15-September 30, 2017. 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 ...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

September 18, 2017
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest
 
Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!
 
 Sitting on the Wrong Side by Gene Pelham
 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this November 15, 1941, cover illustration by Gene Pelham.
 
To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by October 25, 2017. The winning limerick will be announced and published in the January/February 2018 issue ...

Continue reading...
 

Writer's Digest Popular Fiction Awards

September 17, 2017
Writer's Digest Popular Fiction Awards
 
Deadline: October 16, 2017
 
If you write short stories, don’t miss your chance to compete in the Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards. There’s sure to be a category created just for you, Mystery/Crime, Horror, Romance, Science-Fiction/Fantasy, Thriller/Suspense, and Young Adult. Choose your favorite genre(s) and enter your best in 4,000 words or less.
 
One Grand Prize winner will receiv...

Continue reading...
 

Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry

September 27, 2017
Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry
 
Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry is an independent publication, affiliated with the Department of English at Caldwell University, Caldwell, NJ. 
 
Our reading period will run from Aug. 1 - Oct. 1 each year, with the annual issue planned for April of the following year.
 
Please read our Mission Statement while deciding upon poems to submit.
 
Poets are invited to submit up to 5 poems, each of which should be no more than 2 typed pages in length.  Poems must be unpublished, neither in print, nor on the web, nor self-published.


 

Absey & Company

September 25, 2017
Absey & Company
 
Absey & Company is currently looking for full length manuscripts to publish. Absey & Company has published many award winning books in the last decade. They are an established small press that publishes full length works of poetry and prose. They are a print publisher that has yet to venture into e-books. They publish work for children, teens, and adults. They are interested in publishing literary works of fiction, poetry, and language ...

Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: October

September 24, 2017
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: October 
 
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 r...

Continue reading...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas and Holiday Collection 2018

September 23, 2017
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas and Holiday Collection - 2018
 
Our next holiday collection will not be released until 2018 but we are already collecting stories for it. People love reading about the winter holidays – from Thanksgiving all the way through New Year’s Day. We want to hear about your traditions and how they came to be. We want to hear about your holiday memories and the rituals that create the foundation of your life. We love to hear about the ...

Continue reading...
 

Mother of Angels: Living & Loving After the Death of a Child

September 22, 2017
Mothers of Angels: Living and Loving after the Death of a Child
 
We’re looking for essays and poems for Mothers of Angels, an anthology of reflections about living through the grief of losing a child. This anthology has a two-fold purpose. The main purpose is to share stories of support about surviving the grief process and finding a new normal. The stories are meant to encourage and inspire other mothers of angels, while secondarily bein...

Continue reading...
 

The Kraemer Intergenerational Story Contest

September 21, 2017
The Kraemer Intergenerational Story Contest
 
“The Kraemer Intergenerational Story Contest, powered by Pass it Down, is an outgrowth of a contest started by the organization Intergeneration Month and its founder, Sandy Kraemer. In early 2017, Bridges Together ‘merged’ with IG Month, and we are proud to be continuing the efforts of Sandy and the organization he founded.” Contest-entry options include “the written word,” among others. Prizes:...

Continue reading...
 

Tin House Literary Journal: Candy

September 20, 2017
Tin House Literary Journal
 
We are currently reading for the upcoming theme:
 
CANDY—What's that sweet thing you crave that also may be ruining your life?
 
As always, we are looking for any and every angle on that theme. Please submit only one story or essay (ten-thousand-word limit), or up to five poems at a time.
 
Deadline is September 30, 2017.



Continue reading...
 

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

September 19, 2017
Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest
 
Please submit during April 15-September 30, 2017. 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 ...

Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

September 18, 2017
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest
 
Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!
 
 Sitting on the Wrong Side by Gene Pelham
 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this November 15, 1941, cover illustration by Gene Pelham.
 
To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by October 25, 2017. The winning limerick will be announced and published in the January/February 2018 issue ...

Continue reading...
 

Writer's Digest Popular Fiction Awards

September 17, 2017
Writer's Digest Popular Fiction Awards
 
Deadline: October 16, 2017
 
If you write short stories, don’t miss your chance to compete in the Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards. There’s sure to be a category created just for you, Mystery/Crime, Horror, Romance, Science-Fiction/Fantasy, Thriller/Suspense, and Young Adult. Choose your favorite genre(s) and enter your best in 4,000 words or less.
 
One Grand Prize winner will receiv...

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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