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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written by Sally Clark


and winner of a 2015
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Over 27,000 copies sold! 



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National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 13, 2012, In : Contest 
National Federation of State Poetry Societies
Annual Poetry Contest
 
50 contests to enter - 30 open to nonmembers for a fee of $1.00 per poem. Contest subjects include free verse, rhymed verse, sunsets, cinquains, the art of poetry, nature, let the good times roll, American Indians, games, enviromental issues, poetry for children, wildlife, melting pot, music, the sea, and more.
 
Prizes range from $15 - $1500.
 
Postmark deadline: March 15, 201...

Continue reading ...
 

North Carolina Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 4, 2012, In : Contest 
North Carolina Poetry Society Annual Contest
http://www.ncpoetrysociety.org/adultcontests

Deadline is February 1, 2012
. Entry fee is $3 per poem.
 
Eight categories to enter including: poems for children, sonnets, American heritage, haiku, courage, love, and open themes and forms. Prizes range from $10 to $50. All winning poems will be published. No simultaneous submissions.

Continue reading ...
 

Literal Latte Food Verse Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 26, 2011, In : Contest 
 
Literal Latté Food Verse Contest
 
First Prize $500
 
1.Send unpublished poems with food as an ingredient. 2,000 words max. All styles and subjects welcome.
2.Postmark by January 31st.
3.Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address (optional) — on Cover Page only.
4.Please put poem titles/first lines on Cover Page as well.
5.Include Self Addressed Stamped Envelope or Email Address for reply.
6.Include $10 Reading Fee per se...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 19, 2011, In : Contest 
Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Poetry Contest
 
31 categories to enter including: sonnets, gardens, mountains, the sea, inter-ethnic relationships, women, limericks, nature, American heritage, American blues, rhymed poems, spiritual impact of loss, birds, narrative poems, villanelle, song lyrics, travel, technology, SW Virginia mountains, overcoming adversity, fathers, and haiku.
 
Prizes range from ...

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 12, 2011, In : Contest 
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html

ARTHUR (SKIP) POTTER MEMORIAL CONTEST

Deadline: December 15
Subject and Form: Poet's Choice
Line Limit: 40 Lines
Prizes:   $50   $30   $20
Poems entered must be original (written by entrant) and MAY have been previously published.

Contests are open to all poets.
Poets may enter as many poems as they wish but only one prize may be won by any poet.
Entry Fee is $3.00 per poem.
Send two copies of eah poem - one with...

Continue reading ...
 

Lebanon Poets' Society 5th Annual Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, In : Contest 
Lebanon Poets' Society 5th Annual Poetry Contest
 
Format: send two copies of each poem, include category and name of poem on both copies in left corner; on one copy include name and address in right corner.
Limits: poems should be 36 or fewer lines. Poets may enter as many poems as they wish in any category. Poems will not be returned. Poets retain the rights to their poems.
Enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.
Deadline: Dec. 2, 2011
 
Categories:
1. Rhymed or blank verse, any s...

Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Poetry Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 5, 2011, In : Contest 
Writer's Digest Poetry Awards
Deadline: December 1, 2011
 
We’re pleased to announce the only Writer’s Digest competition exclusively for poets! Regardless of style—rhyming, free verse, haiku and more—if your poems are 32 lines or fewer, we want them all. The entry fee is $15 for the first poem submitted and $10 for each additional poem. You may enter as many poems as you wish. Prizes
  • First Place: $500 and a trip to the Writer’...

Continue reading ...
 

Bacopa Literary Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 27, 2011, In : Contest 
Bacopa Literary Review
Deadline: Nov. 30, 2011
 
Fiction and Nonfiction/Creative Nonfiction - 1,000-3,300 words
Short Fiction - up to 1,000 words
Poetry - up to 30 lines, 3 poems per entry
 
Entry fee: $11    Prizes: $200, $100 + publication
 

Continue reading ...
 

WyoPoets National Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 20, 2011, In : Contest 
2011 WyoPoets National Poetry Contest
http://www.wyopoets.org/contests.html

Send poems for the National Contest any time afer Aug. 1, 2011. Postmark deadline Nov. 30, 2011. Poems may be published or unpublished, on any subject, any form, 40 lines or less (including title and line breaks), that has NOT won a prize larger than $50.00 in any one contest, or a money prize in a previous WyoPoets Annual contest. All poems must be original work of entrant. No pornography, racial or sexual slurs, or la...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 10, 2011, In : Contest 
Poetry Society of South Carolina

Deadline November 15
Judges to be announced
7 contests open to anyone. Prizes $50 - $500. Entry fee: $5 per poem.

Continue reading ...
 

Georgia Poetry Society 2011 Poetry Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 8, 2011, In : Contest 

Georgia Poetry Society 2011 Poetry Contests

The Georgia Poetry Society conducts contests in the fall of each year, with an October 31 postmark deadline for all entries. In addition to earning cash prizes, the top three poems in each contest may be published in The Reach of Song, the annual GPS poetry anthology. Eight specific categories and complete rules can be found at: 
http://www.georgiapoetrysociety.org/Contests.aspx  

Entry fees: GPS Life Members: No fee; GPS members: $2 per pome; Non-...


Continue reading ...
 

Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 30, 2011,
 
2012 Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum
 
Contest Chair: LaVerna B. Johnson, poetaken@gmail.com
 
Cholla Division: First Prize $200, second Prize $100, third Prize $50
Any subject, any form, 42 lines or less.
 
Chaqueta Division: First Prize $100, second Prize $50, third Prize $25
Southwest Theme: nature, people, history, etc.--any form, 42 lines or less
 
Chimera Division: First Prize $100, second prize $50, third Prize $25
Imaginative or absurd/...

Continue reading ...
 
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National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, February 13, 2012, In : Contest 
National Federation of State Poetry Societies
Annual Poetry Contest
 
50 contests to enter - 30 open to nonmembers for a fee of $1.00 per poem. Contest subjects include free verse, rhymed verse, sunsets, cinquains, the art of poetry, nature, let the good times roll, American Indians, games, enviromental issues, poetry for children, wildlife, melting pot, music, the sea, and more.
 
Prizes range from $15 - $1500.
 
Postmark deadline: March 15, 201...

Continue reading ...
 

North Carolina Poetry Society Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, January 4, 2012, In : Contest 
North Carolina Poetry Society Annual Contest
http://www.ncpoetrysociety.org/adultcontests

Deadline is February 1, 2012
. Entry fee is $3 per poem.
 
Eight categories to enter including: poems for children, sonnets, American heritage, haiku, courage, love, and open themes and forms. Prizes range from $10 to $50. All winning poems will be published. No simultaneous submissions.

Continue reading ...
 

Literal Latte Food Verse Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 26, 2011, In : Contest 
 
Literal Latté Food Verse Contest
 
First Prize $500
 
1.Send unpublished poems with food as an ingredient. 2,000 words max. All styles and subjects welcome.
2.Postmark by January 31st.
3.Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address (optional) — on Cover Page only.
4.Please put poem titles/first lines on Cover Page as well.
5.Include Self Addressed Stamped Envelope or Email Address for reply.
6.Include $10 Reading Fee per se...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, December 19, 2011, In : Contest 
Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Poetry Contest
 
31 categories to enter including: sonnets, gardens, mountains, the sea, inter-ethnic relationships, women, limericks, nature, American heritage, American blues, rhymed poems, spiritual impact of loss, birds, narrative poems, villanelle, song lyrics, travel, technology, SW Virginia mountains, overcoming adversity, fathers, and haiku.
 
Prizes range from ...

Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 12, 2011, In : Contest 
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html

ARTHUR (SKIP) POTTER MEMORIAL CONTEST

Deadline: December 15
Subject and Form: Poet's Choice
Line Limit: 40 Lines
Prizes:   $50   $30   $20
Poems entered must be original (written by entrant) and MAY have been previously published.

Contests are open to all poets.
Poets may enter as many poems as they wish but only one prize may be won by any poet.
Entry Fee is $3.00 per poem.
Send two copies of eah poem - one with...

Continue reading ...
 

Lebanon Poets' Society 5th Annual Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, In : Contest 
Lebanon Poets' Society 5th Annual Poetry Contest
 
Format: send two copies of each poem, include category and name of poem on both copies in left corner; on one copy include name and address in right corner.
Limits: poems should be 36 or fewer lines. Poets may enter as many poems as they wish in any category. Poems will not be returned. Poets retain the rights to their poems.
Enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.
Deadline: Dec. 2, 2011
 
Categories:
1. Rhymed or blank verse, any s...

Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Poetry Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 5, 2011, In : Contest 
Writer's Digest Poetry Awards
Deadline: December 1, 2011
 
We’re pleased to announce the only Writer’s Digest competition exclusively for poets! Regardless of style—rhyming, free verse, haiku and more—if your poems are 32 lines or fewer, we want them all. The entry fee is $15 for the first poem submitted and $10 for each additional poem. You may enter as many poems as you wish. Prizes
  • First Place: $500 and a trip to the Writer’...

Continue reading ...
 

Bacopa Literary Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 27, 2011, In : Contest 
Bacopa Literary Review
Deadline: Nov. 30, 2011
 
Fiction and Nonfiction/Creative Nonfiction - 1,000-3,300 words
Short Fiction - up to 1,000 words
Poetry - up to 30 lines, 3 poems per entry
 
Entry fee: $11    Prizes: $200, $100 + publication
 

Continue reading ...
 

WyoPoets National Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 20, 2011, In : Contest 
2011 WyoPoets National Poetry Contest
http://www.wyopoets.org/contests.html

Send poems for the National Contest any time afer Aug. 1, 2011. Postmark deadline Nov. 30, 2011. Poems may be published or unpublished, on any subject, any form, 40 lines or less (including title and line breaks), that has NOT won a prize larger than $50.00 in any one contest, or a money prize in a previous WyoPoets Annual contest. All poems must be original work of entrant. No pornography, racial or sexual slurs, or la...

Continue reading ...
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, October 10, 2011, In : Contest 
Poetry Society of South Carolina

Deadline November 15
Judges to be announced
7 contests open to anyone. Prizes $50 - $500. Entry fee: $5 per poem.

Continue reading ...
 

Georgia Poetry Society 2011 Poetry Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 8, 2011, In : Contest 

Georgia Poetry Society 2011 Poetry Contests

The Georgia Poetry Society conducts contests in the fall of each year, with an October 31 postmark deadline for all entries. In addition to earning cash prizes, the top three poems in each contest may be published in The Reach of Song, the annual GPS poetry anthology. Eight specific categories and complete rules can be found at: 
http://www.georgiapoetrysociety.org/Contests.aspx  

Entry fees: GPS Life Members: No fee; GPS members: $2 per pome; Non-...


Continue reading ...
 

Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 30, 2011,
 
2012 Redrock Writers Chaparral Poetry Forum
 
Contest Chair: LaVerna B. Johnson, poetaken@gmail.com
 
Cholla Division: First Prize $200, second Prize $100, third Prize $50
Any subject, any form, 42 lines or less.
 
Chaqueta Division: First Prize $100, second Prize $50, third Prize $25
Southwest Theme: nature, people, history, etc.--any form, 42 lines or less
 
Chimera Division: First Prize $100, second prize $50, third Prize $25
Imaginative or absurd/...

Continue reading ...
 
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