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





Big Bend Productions: Love is in the Air

January 20, 2017
Big Bend Productions: Love is in the Air
 
Now taking submissions for romance anthology of poems, short stories, and artwork.
Deadline: February 23, 2017.
 
Must be love and romance related.
Poems cannot be more than two pages long.
Short stories can not be longer than 7,500 words.
Authors do not receive royalties
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest

January 19, 2017
Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest
 
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2017.
Five categories for nonmembers to enter including: Charleston, any subject, childhood, love/marriage, and theater.
Prizes range from $50 - $200, one prize for each category.
Entry fee is $5 per poem. All winning poems are published.



Continue reading...
 

Arthur A. Levine Books

January 18, 2017
Arthur A. Levine Books
 
 Arthur A. Levine Books publishes hardcover literary fiction and nonfiction for children and teenagers (and discerning adults). We look for strong writing, beautiful artwork, authentic emotion, and ideas or perspectives we haven't seen before, and we greatly enjoy working with debut authors and illustrators. Submit:
 
 Picture Books: Query letter + the full text
 Novels: Query letter + the first two chapters + s...

Continue reading...
 

The William D. Barney Memorial Chapbook Contest, 2017

January 18, 2017
The William D. Barney Memorial Chapbook Contest, 2017
 
From the Fort Worth Poetry Society, in cooperation with the Poetry Society of Texas.
 
The contest will honor deceased Fort Worth poetry William D. Barney, one of the most distinguished poets fort Worth has produced, a former member of FWPS, and past president of the Poetry Society of Texas. He won the national Robert Frost Award in 1961 and was Tex...

Continue reading...
 

Ruminate Magazine Short Story Prize

January 17, 2017
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
William Van Dyke Short Story Prize
 
Ruminate is an award-winning quarterly literary arts print magazine engaging the Christian faith. Ruminate publishes poetry, short stories, photography, visual art reproductions, short fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, essays, reviews, and interviews. We accept online submissions year-round. Ruminate also sponsors four contests each year--our...

Continue reading...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2017

January 15, 2017
Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2017
 
Deadline: Postmarked February 13, 2017
 
Poems may be 40 or fewer lines. They may be unpublished or previously published if the poet retains the rights to the poem. Poets may enter each category as many times as they wish. No poems will be returned.
 
Categories:
* Rhymed verse or blank verse (unrhymed iambic pentameter), any subject, serious or humorous
* Free verse, any subject, serious or h...

Continue reading...
 

Johnson City, TX, 9th Annual Writers Conference

January 15, 2017
Johnson City, TX, Library 9th Annual Writers Conference
 
Johnson City Library is proud to announce its 9th consecutive annual Writers Conference sponsored by the Johnson City Library Friends of the Library. This year’s theme is “Agents, Editors and Authors”. The conference is Wednesday, February 22nd, at the First United Methodist Church in Johnson City, 105 N. LBJ Dr.
 
Speakers will be author Bill Cotter (http://therumpus.net/20...

Continue reading...
 

Utah State Poetry Society

January 14, 2017
Utah State Poetry Society
 
Postmark deadline: Feb. 1, 2017
Entry fee: $10 plus $2 per poem for poem no longer than 40 lines
 
Prizes range from $10 to $75. 31 categories for nonmembers to enter on a wide variety of themes and forms.

Continue reading...
 

Spirit First Poetry Contest

January 13, 2017
Spirit First Poetry Contest
 
Deadline: January 31, 2017 (received by)
 
NO ENTRY FEE
 
Spirit First is pleased to announce its 8th Annual Meditation Poetry Contest. Poetry submissions may be of any length and any style but must have a theme of Meditation or Mindfulness. Poems may reflect any discipline, any faith, or none. Poems must be previously unpublished. Poems not on the themes of meditation, mindfulness, stillness, or sacre...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Virginia

January 12, 2017
Poetry Society of Virginia
 
Prizes - $20 to $100
22 categories - formal or free verse, sonnets, friends or friendship, farm life, limericks, heroism, women, nature, birds, for children, bereavement, sestinas, ekphrastic, & more.
 
Postmark deadline: January 19, 2017
Continue reading...
 

Big Bend Productions: Love is in the Air

January 20, 2017
Big Bend Productions: Love is in the Air
 
Now taking submissions for romance anthology of poems, short stories, and artwork.
Deadline: February 23, 2017.
 
Must be love and romance related.
Poems cannot be more than two pages long.
Short stories can not be longer than 7,500 words.
Authors do not receive royalties
 

Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest

January 19, 2017
Poetry Society of South Carolina Spring Contest
 
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2017.
Five categories for nonmembers to enter including: Charleston, any subject, childhood, love/marriage, and theater.
Prizes range from $50 - $200, one prize for each category.
Entry fee is $5 per poem. All winning poems are published.



Continue reading...
 

Arthur A. Levine Books

January 18, 2017
Arthur A. Levine Books
 
 Arthur A. Levine Books publishes hardcover literary fiction and nonfiction for children and teenagers (and discerning adults). We look for strong writing, beautiful artwork, authentic emotion, and ideas or perspectives we haven't seen before, and we greatly enjoy working with debut authors and illustrators. Submit:
 
 Picture Books: Query letter + the full text
 Novels: Query letter + the first two chapters + s...

Continue reading...
 

The William D. Barney Memorial Chapbook Contest, 2017

January 18, 2017
The William D. Barney Memorial Chapbook Contest, 2017
 
From the Fort Worth Poetry Society, in cooperation with the Poetry Society of Texas.
 
The contest will honor deceased Fort Worth poetry William D. Barney, one of the most distinguished poets fort Worth has produced, a former member of FWPS, and past president of the Poetry Society of Texas. He won the national Robert Frost Award in 1961 and was Tex...

Continue reading...
 

Ruminate Magazine Short Story Prize

January 17, 2017
Ruminate Magazine: Chewing on Life, Faith, and Art
William Van Dyke Short Story Prize
 
Ruminate is an award-winning quarterly literary arts print magazine engaging the Christian faith. Ruminate publishes poetry, short stories, photography, visual art reproductions, short fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, essays, reviews, and interviews. We accept online submissions year-round. Ruminate also sponsors four contests each year--our...

Continue reading...
 

Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2017

January 15, 2017
Missouri State Poetry Society Winter Contest 2017
 
Deadline: Postmarked February 13, 2017
 
Poems may be 40 or fewer lines. They may be unpublished or previously published if the poet retains the rights to the poem. Poets may enter each category as many times as they wish. No poems will be returned.
 
Categories:
* Rhymed verse or blank verse (unrhymed iambic pentameter), any subject, serious or humorous
* Free verse, any subject, serious or h...

Continue reading...
 

Johnson City, TX, 9th Annual Writers Conference

January 15, 2017
Johnson City, TX, Library 9th Annual Writers Conference
 
Johnson City Library is proud to announce its 9th consecutive annual Writers Conference sponsored by the Johnson City Library Friends of the Library. This year’s theme is “Agents, Editors and Authors”. The conference is Wednesday, February 22nd, at the First United Methodist Church in Johnson City, 105 N. LBJ Dr.
 
Speakers will be author Bill Cotter (http://therumpus.net/20...

Continue reading...
 

Utah State Poetry Society

January 14, 2017
Utah State Poetry Society
 
Postmark deadline: Feb. 1, 2017
Entry fee: $10 plus $2 per poem for poem no longer than 40 lines
 
Prizes range from $10 to $75. 31 categories for nonmembers to enter on a wide variety of themes and forms.

Continue reading...
 

Spirit First Poetry Contest

January 13, 2017
Spirit First Poetry Contest
 
Deadline: January 31, 2017 (received by)
 
NO ENTRY FEE
 
Spirit First is pleased to announce its 8th Annual Meditation Poetry Contest. Poetry submissions may be of any length and any style but must have a theme of Meditation or Mindfulness. Poems may reflect any discipline, any faith, or none. Poems must be previously unpublished. Poems not on the themes of meditation, mindfulness, stillness, or sacre...

Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Virginia

January 12, 2017
Poetry Society of Virginia
 
Prizes - $20 to $100
22 categories - formal or free verse, sonnets, friends or friendship, farm life, limericks, heroism, women, nature, birds, for children, bereavement, sestinas, ekphrastic, & more.
 
Postmark deadline: January 19, 2017
Continue reading...
 

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