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





St. Louis Writers Guild Deane Wagner Poetry Contest

May 3, 2016
St. Louis Writers Guild Deane Wagner Poetry Contest
 
The Deane Wagner Poetry Contest was named to honor a long time member and poet who tragically passed away in the mid-nineties, but this contest has been an annual tradition of St. Louis Writers Guild since 1921. It is held each spring with First, Second, and Third Prizes and Honorable Mention awards presented in mid-summer. The contest seeks to discover exceptional, unpublished poems and to encourage poets through recognition and rewards.
 
St. Louis Writers Guild’s Deane Wagner Poetry Contest opens for submissions every April, the deadline is in June, and prizes are awarded in July. Historically, entries have come from all across the nation and Canada. Stories are blind-judged by an expert in the fields of writing and literature.
 
Poets do not need to be members of St. Louis Writers Guild to participate in this contest.
 
Entry fee: $10 first manuscript, $5 additional entry; limit five entries per person.
 
Prizes: $100, $75, $50    Postmark deadline: June 1, 2016


 

Tiferet Journal Writing Contest

May 1, 2016
Tiferet Journal Writing Contest
 
Tiferet is a non-sectarian, non-dogmatic publication and community at the nexus of literature and spirituality. We publish high-quality poetry, prose, and art that further meaningful dialogue about what it is to be humane and conscious in today’s often divisive world.
 
Deadline:  June 1, 2016.
 
$1,500 will be awarded in prizes
•$500 for the best poetry submission
•$500 for the best short story (fiction)
•$500 fo...

Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: Genrosity

April 30, 2016
Purpose Magazine: Generosity
 
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 articles range from $25 -$50, poetry from $...

Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine: Perseverance

April 30, 2016
The Sun Magazine
 
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 address so ...

Continue reading...
 

The Upper Room: Nov/Dec. issue

April 28, 2016
The Upper Room: Where the World Meets to Pray
 
The Upper Room bimonthly devotional is meant for an international, interdenominational audience. We want to encourage Christians in their personal life of prayer and discipleship. We seek to build on what unites us as believers and to link believers together in prayer around the world. The Upper Room is built on a worldwide community of Christians who share their faith with one another.
 ...

Continue reading...
 

River Styx 2016 International Poetry Contest

April 28, 2016
River Styx 2016 International Poetry Contest 
 
$1500 First Prize
2016 Judge: Heather McHugh
 
Send up to three poems, no more than 14 pages. Please include all poems in a single document.
 
Entry fee: $10 or $20. $20 entry fee includes a one-year subscription (3 issues). $10 entry fee includes a copy of the issue in which the winning stories will appear.
 
Entries must be received by May 31, 2016.



Continue reading...
 

Haunted Waters Press

April 27, 2016
Haunted Waters Press: From the Depths a Story Will Rise
 
If you are new to Haunted Waters Press, we encourage you to explore the website to get to know us better. Here you will find news and information about our small press as well as links to recent publications. Downloading free copies of our latest issues will help you get a better feel for the kinds of work we tend to publish and the level of attention paid to each and every published piece...

Continue reading...
 

Ohio Poetry Day Association Annual Contest

April 26, 2016
Ohio Poetry Day Association Annual Contest
 
Eligibility for all contests consists of payment of a single $10.00 fee send with the poems and entry blank. All poems must be mailed with the fee at one time in one envelope. Prizes range from $5 to $100. Postmark deadline is May 31, 2016.
 
Entries must be original and unpublished and must never have won a state or national contest prize over $10 or be submitted for publication elsewhere.
 
24 categories are open to...

Continue reading...
 

Alabama State Poetry Society Chapbook Competition

April 24, 2016
Alabama State Poetry Society
John & Miriam Morris Memorial Chapbook Competition
 
The Alabama State Poetry Society is accepting submissions for the Annual John and Miriam Morris Memorial Chapbook Competition. 
 
Deadline is May 31, 2016.   $15 reading fee.
 
Winner receives $100 and 25 copies of their winning chapbook.  Poems may be previously published if poet retains all rights.
 
Send 16-24 total pages of poetry, (poems may be longer than ...

Continue reading...
 

Grace Publishing: Loving Moments

April 24, 2016
Grace Publishing Moments Anthologies
Loving Moments
 
Story callout from Yvonne Lehman:
 
I'm now accepting submissions for a new Moments book. These are compilations of 50 stories by 40+ authors in each book, published by Grace Publishing. I am currently seeking submission of Loving Moments - personal love stories; love for children, parents, animals, etc.; and/or love for God, His love for us, etc. Deadline May 31, 2016.
 
Already in print are Divine Moments, Spoken ...

Continue reading...
 

St. Louis Writers Guild Deane Wagner Poetry Contest

May 3, 2016
St. Louis Writers Guild Deane Wagner Poetry Contest
 
The Deane Wagner Poetry Contest was named to honor a long time member and poet who tragically passed away in the mid-nineties, but this contest has been an annual tradition of St. Louis Writers Guild since 1921. It is held each spring with First, Second, and Third Prizes and Honorable Mention awards presented in mid-summer. The contest seeks to discover exceptional, unpublished poems and to encourage poets through recognition and rewards.
 
St. Louis Writers Guild’s Deane Wagner Poetry Contest opens for submissions every April, the deadline is in June, and prizes are awarded in July. Historically, entries have come from all across the nation and Canada. Stories are blind-judged by an expert in the fields of writing and literature.
 
Poets do not need to be members of St. Louis Writers Guild to participate in this contest.
 
Entry fee: $10 first manuscript, $5 additional entry; limit five entries per person.
 
Prizes: $100, $75, $50    Postmark deadline: June 1, 2016


 

Tiferet Journal Writing Contest

May 1, 2016
Tiferet Journal Writing Contest
 
Tiferet is a non-sectarian, non-dogmatic publication and community at the nexus of literature and spirituality. We publish high-quality poetry, prose, and art that further meaningful dialogue about what it is to be humane and conscious in today’s often divisive world.
 
Deadline:  June 1, 2016.
 
$1,500 will be awarded in prizes
•$500 for the best poetry submission
•$500 for the best short story (fiction)
•$500 fo...

Continue reading...
 

Purpose Magazine: Genrosity

April 30, 2016
Purpose Magazine: Generosity
 
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 articles range from $25 -$50, poetry from $...

Continue reading...
 

The Sun Magazine: Perseverance

April 30, 2016
The Sun Magazine
 
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 address so ...

Continue reading...
 

The Upper Room: Nov/Dec. issue

April 28, 2016
The Upper Room: Where the World Meets to Pray
 
The Upper Room bimonthly devotional is meant for an international, interdenominational audience. We want to encourage Christians in their personal life of prayer and discipleship. We seek to build on what unites us as believers and to link believers together in prayer around the world. The Upper Room is built on a worldwide community of Christians who share their faith with one another.
 ...

Continue reading...
 

River Styx 2016 International Poetry Contest

April 28, 2016
River Styx 2016 International Poetry Contest 
 
$1500 First Prize
2016 Judge: Heather McHugh
 
Send up to three poems, no more than 14 pages. Please include all poems in a single document.
 
Entry fee: $10 or $20. $20 entry fee includes a one-year subscription (3 issues). $10 entry fee includes a copy of the issue in which the winning stories will appear.
 
Entries must be received by May 31, 2016.



Continue reading...
 

Haunted Waters Press

April 27, 2016
Haunted Waters Press: From the Depths a Story Will Rise
 
If you are new to Haunted Waters Press, we encourage you to explore the website to get to know us better. Here you will find news and information about our small press as well as links to recent publications. Downloading free copies of our latest issues will help you get a better feel for the kinds of work we tend to publish and the level of attention paid to each and every published piece...

Continue reading...
 

Ohio Poetry Day Association Annual Contest

April 26, 2016
Ohio Poetry Day Association Annual Contest
 
Eligibility for all contests consists of payment of a single $10.00 fee send with the poems and entry blank. All poems must be mailed with the fee at one time in one envelope. Prizes range from $5 to $100. Postmark deadline is May 31, 2016.
 
Entries must be original and unpublished and must never have won a state or national contest prize over $10 or be submitted for publication elsewhere.
 
24 categories are open to...

Continue reading...
 

Alabama State Poetry Society Chapbook Competition

April 24, 2016
Alabama State Poetry Society
John & Miriam Morris Memorial Chapbook Competition
 
The Alabama State Poetry Society is accepting submissions for the Annual John and Miriam Morris Memorial Chapbook Competition. 
 
Deadline is May 31, 2016.   $15 reading fee.
 
Winner receives $100 and 25 copies of their winning chapbook.  Poems may be previously published if poet retains all rights.
 
Send 16-24 total pages of poetry, (poems may be longer than ...

Continue reading...
 

Grace Publishing: Loving Moments

April 24, 2016
Grace Publishing Moments Anthologies
Loving Moments
 
Story callout from Yvonne Lehman:
 
I'm now accepting submissions for a new Moments book. These are compilations of 50 stories by 40+ authors in each book, published by Grace Publishing. I am currently seeking submission of Loving Moments - personal love stories; love for children, parents, animals, etc.; and/or love for God, His love for us, etc. Deadline May 31, 2016.
 
Already in print are Divine Moments, Spoken ...

Continue reading...
 

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