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 27,000 copies sold! 



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

Mississippi Poetry Society Spring Contest

February 11, 2019
Mississippi Poetry Society Spring Contest

18 categories to enter, prizes range from $10-$100, entry fee is $3 per poem or $30 to enter all categories.

All entries must be received no later than March 1, 2019.

 

Poetry Matters Literary Prize

February 11, 2019
Poetry Matters Literary Prize      
 
Entries will be accepted until February 28, 2019. Anyone, anywhere may submit. Contest is free to enter. Submit up to three poems, 30 lines maximum each.
 
Category for Adult Poets: now known as Spring Robinson/Mahogany Red Lit Prize
Poets between the age of 20 and 60 years old: this category includes college aged students
 
Category for Senior Poets:  Poets 61 years and older
 
Cash Prizes: 1st prize- $75, 2nd pr...

Continue reading...
 

Hunger Mountain Writing Contests

February 10, 2019
Hunger Mountain Writing Contests          

Hunger Mountain is the Vermont College of Fine Arts Journal for the Arts. They hold four annual contests. All contests now have the same deadline of March 1 of each year, with the submission period open from October 1 to March 1.

The Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Ruth Stone Poetry Prize – enter up to 3 poems
The Katherine Pat...

Continue reading...
 

Pockets: Let Your Light Shine

February 9, 2019
Pockets: Let Your Light Shine       

Designed for 6- to 12-year-olds, Pockets magazine offers wholesome devotional readings that teach about God’s love and presence in life. The content includes fiction, scripture stories, puzzles and games, poems, recipes, colorful pictures, activities, and scripture readings. Freelance submissions of stories, poems, recipes, puzzles and games, and activities are welcome. The magazine is published monthly ...


Continue reading...
 

Ginosko Literary Journal Flash Fiction Contest

February 9, 2019
Ginosko Literary Journal Flash Fiction Contest
$500 Award, $5 entry fee, deadline March 1st, 2019
Awarded work posted on website and published in forthcoming issue. 
Submit up to 2 pieces, 800 words maximum each piece.

The Ginosko Flash Fiction Award is for an unpublished work of flash fiction.


Continue reading...
 

Oregon State Poetry Society Spring Contest

February 8, 2019
Oregon State Poetry Society Spring Contest

1) Poet’s Choice: Limit 80 lines, any subject, any form. Judge: John Sibley Williams. 2) Members Only: Limit 20 lines, any subject, any form. Entrant must be a current OPA member. Judge: José Angel Araguz. 3) New Poets: Limit 30 lines, any subject, any form. A new poet is someone with no more than two poems published in online or print journals. Self-published work is not considered published in this con...


Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs

February 7, 2019
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest
http://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/limerick-contest      
 
Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!
 



 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this illustration by Frederic Stanley.
 
To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by February 25, 2019. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times as you wish.
 
The winning limerick will be published in the ...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: World Issues

February 6, 2019
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: World Issues

Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 1,400 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories that have a teen girl understanding something more about a world issue from a biblical perspective and without a lecture or another character tellin...


Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: Abundance

February 5, 2019
Purpose Magazine: Abundance    
 
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 of payment for ar...

Continue reading...
 

Left-Hand Pointing Reimagining Classics Anthology

February 4, 2019
Left-Hand Pointing Reimagining Classics Anthology 

Left Hand Publishers is announcing their call for submissions for their next anthology. The working title is “Reimagining Classics.” It’s going to be a collection of short stories based on classics. Take a classic story, character, or theme of your choice (of any type) and reimagine it. The writer must make it easy for the reader to identify the character or storyline from the classic, b...


Continue reading...
 

Mississippi Poetry Society Spring Contest

February 11, 2019
Mississippi Poetry Society Spring Contest

18 categories to enter, prizes range from $10-$100, entry fee is $3 per poem or $30 to enter all categories.

All entries must be received no later than March 1, 2019.

 

Poetry Matters Literary Prize

February 11, 2019
Poetry Matters Literary Prize      
 
Entries will be accepted until February 28, 2019. Anyone, anywhere may submit. Contest is free to enter. Submit up to three poems, 30 lines maximum each.
 
Category for Adult Poets: now known as Spring Robinson/Mahogany Red Lit Prize
Poets between the age of 20 and 60 years old: this category includes college aged students
 
Category for Senior Poets:  Poets 61 years and older
 
Cash Prizes: 1st prize- $75, 2nd pr...

Continue reading...
 

Hunger Mountain Writing Contests

February 10, 2019
Hunger Mountain Writing Contests          

Hunger Mountain is the Vermont College of Fine Arts Journal for the Arts. They hold four annual contests. All contests now have the same deadline of March 1 of each year, with the submission period open from October 1 to March 1.

The Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize – up to 10K words
The Ruth Stone Poetry Prize – enter up to 3 poems
The Katherine Pat...

Continue reading...
 

Pockets: Let Your Light Shine

February 9, 2019
Pockets: Let Your Light Shine       

Designed for 6- to 12-year-olds, Pockets magazine offers wholesome devotional readings that teach about God’s love and presence in life. The content includes fiction, scripture stories, puzzles and games, poems, recipes, colorful pictures, activities, and scripture readings. Freelance submissions of stories, poems, recipes, puzzles and games, and activities are welcome. The magazine is published monthly ...


Continue reading...
 

Ginosko Literary Journal Flash Fiction Contest

February 9, 2019
Ginosko Literary Journal Flash Fiction Contest
$500 Award, $5 entry fee, deadline March 1st, 2019
Awarded work posted on website and published in forthcoming issue. 
Submit up to 2 pieces, 800 words maximum each piece.

The Ginosko Flash Fiction Award is for an unpublished work of flash fiction.


Continue reading...
 

Oregon State Poetry Society Spring Contest

February 8, 2019
Oregon State Poetry Society Spring Contest

1) Poet’s Choice: Limit 80 lines, any subject, any form. Judge: John Sibley Williams. 2) Members Only: Limit 20 lines, any subject, any form. Entrant must be a current OPA member. Judge: José Angel Araguz. 3) New Poets: Limit 30 lines, any subject, any form. A new poet is someone with no more than two poems published in online or print journals. Self-published work is not considered published in this con...


Continue reading...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs

February 7, 2019
Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest
http://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/limerick-contest      
 
Wanna join the fun? Submit your limerick!
 



 
The Saturday Evening Post will award $25 to the author of the winning limerick about this illustration by Frederic Stanley.
 
To enter, fill out the entry form on their web site. Entries must be submitted by February 25, 2019. Limericks must contain five lines, and you may enter as many times as you wish.
 
The winning limerick will be published in the ...

Continue reading...
 

Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: World Issues

February 6, 2019
Focus on the Family: Brio Fiction: World Issues

Topic: Focus on the Family Brio magazine is accepting contemporary short fiction. Although you are always welcome to send your complete short, modern-day, fiction stories of 1,400 words on any topic, we are especially interested in stories that have a teen girl understanding something more about a world issue from a biblical perspective and without a lecture or another character tellin...


Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: Abundance

February 5, 2019
Purpose Magazine: Abundance    
 
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 of payment for ar...

Continue reading...
 

Left-Hand Pointing Reimagining Classics Anthology

February 4, 2019
Left-Hand Pointing Reimagining Classics Anthology 

Left Hand Publishers is announcing their call for submissions for their next anthology. The working title is “Reimagining Classics.” It’s going to be a collection of short stories based on classics. Take a classic story, character, or theme of your choice (of any type) and reimagine it. The writer must make it easy for the reader to identify the character or storyline from the classic, b...


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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