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





The Binnacle Ultra-Short Competition

February 20, 2017
The Binnacle Ultra-Short Competition
 
The Binnacle accepts submissions from the students, faculty, and staff of the University of Maine at Machias and from writers and artists anywhere in the world. We publish works of fiction and poetry.
 
From December 1 to March 15 each year, The Binnacle will accept submissions for its Annual International Ultra-Short Competition (the Fall edition). All submissions are to be no longer than 150 words (not including the title). Poetry entries should be no longer than sixteen lines. All works should have a narrative element. A minimum total of $300 in prizes will be awarded each year. Winners and honorees will be notified early in June. All submissions should be e-mailed to ummbinnacle@maine.edu .
 
A minimum of $300 (usually more) in cash prizes will be awarded, with a minimum prize of $50. At least one of the prizes will go to a UMM student. Please submit no more than two works total, prose and/or poetry. There is no submission fee.


 

Literal latte Food Verse Contest

February 20, 2017
Literal Latté Food Verse Contest
 
First Prize - $500
 
Contest Guidelines 
1. Send unpublished poems with food as an ingredient. 2,000 words max. All styles and subjects welcome.
2. Postmark by March 15th.
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....

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Thriving Family Magazine: Age Appropriate Chores

February 19, 2017
Thriving Family Magazine: Age Appropriate Chores
 
Set the Table, Dust, Vacuum, Get Dressed, Comb Hair, and other Chores
 
Take a look at our "Age-Appropriate Chores" list. What is a unique way that you trained your kids to do one of these chores? (Don't focus on all chores in general, but one unique thing you did with one chore.)
 
Word Count: 50 to 250 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance...

Continue reading...
 

NFSPS Annual Contest

February 18, 2017
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest
 
31 categories open to all poets. Prizes range from $10 to $1000.  
Unpublished poems up to 40 lines.
Deadline March 15, 2017
 
Non-members may enter most contests at $1.00 per poem (except $5.00 for each entry in Contest 1-NFSPS Founders Award). Members may enter up to 10 contests for $1.00 per poem or $10.00 total for entries in more than 10 contests (except for Co...

Continue reading...
 

Writers-Editors Network 34th Annual International Writing Competition

February 17, 2017
Writers-Editors Network 34th Annual International Writing Competition 
 
Four Categories! Bigger Cash Prizes! Critiques for the “Most Promising” entries 
Open to all writers. Deadline March 15, 2017.
 
Categories – Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Children’s Literature
Awards & Prizes - $150, $100, $75 in each category.
Entry fees - $5, $10 or $20 depending on category and member or...

Continue reading...
 

MSPS Gertrude Dole Memorial Award

February 16, 2017
Massachusetts State Poetry Society  
The Gertrude Dole Memorial Award
 
Deadline:  March 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $25     $15     $10
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.



Continue reading...
 

Silver Birch Press van Gogh Anthology

February 15, 2017
Silver Birch Press van Gogh Anthology
 
Catfish McDaris seeks submissions for van Gogh Anthology
 
Renowned author Catfish McDaris is curating a collection of writing and art inspired by artist Vincent van Gogh. The book is intended for the van Gogh Library in Nuenen, The Netherlands. Submission details below.
 
DEADLINE: No set deadline. When the collection reaches 300 pages, i...

Continue reading...
 

The Robert Spiess Memoiral Haiku Awards Contest

February 15, 2017
The Robert Spiess Memorial 2017 Haiku Awards Contest
 
Modern Haiku is pleased to announce the Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Awards Competition for 2017. The purpose of this competition is to honor the life and work of Bob Spiess, editor of Modern Haiku from 1978 to his death on March 13, 2002.
 
Email entries will now be accepted as well as postal entries.
 
Theme: Haiku are to be written in the spirit of the following ...

Continue reading...
 

2017 Wyoming Writers, INc. Writing Contest

February 13, 2017
2017 Wyoming Writers, Inc. Writing Contest
 
Postmark Deadline: March 10, 2017
 
Winners will be notified by early May 2017 and will be announced at our 43rd Annual Conference in Gillette, WY on June 2nd-4th.
 
Five categories:
 
    Adult Fiction, up to 3K words
    Fiction for Children and Young Adults, up to 3K words
    Non-Fiction, up to 3K words
    Traditional Poetry, up to 40 lines, up to 5 poems per entry
    Free Verse Poetry, up to 4...

Continue reading...
 

Don't Talk to Me About Love

February 12, 2017
Don’t Talk to Me About Love:   
an online magazine exploring love in fiction, non-fiction, poetry and art
 
What does LOVE mean to you? We want your fiction, non-fiction, poetry or artwork, exploring love in any of its myriad expressions: romantic, platonic, parental, and much, much more. We know there is a whole world of love out there. Write it. Draw it. Paint it. Then send it in.

Special Themed Issue: Love and Death. We will all die. Everyone ...

Continue reading...
 

The Binnacle Ultra-Short Competition

February 20, 2017
The Binnacle Ultra-Short Competition
 
The Binnacle accepts submissions from the students, faculty, and staff of the University of Maine at Machias and from writers and artists anywhere in the world. We publish works of fiction and poetry.
 
From December 1 to March 15 each year, The Binnacle will accept submissions for its Annual International Ultra-Short Competition (the Fall edition). All submissions are to be no longer than 150 words (not including the title). Poetry entries should be no longer than sixteen lines. All works should have a narrative element. A minimum total of $300 in prizes will be awarded each year. Winners and honorees will be notified early in June. All submissions should be e-mailed to ummbinnacle@maine.edu .
 
A minimum of $300 (usually more) in cash prizes will be awarded, with a minimum prize of $50. At least one of the prizes will go to a UMM student. Please submit no more than two works total, prose and/or poetry. There is no submission fee.


 

Literal latte Food Verse Contest

February 20, 2017
Literal Latté Food Verse Contest
 
First Prize - $500
 
Contest Guidelines 
1. Send unpublished poems with food as an ingredient. 2,000 words max. All styles and subjects welcome.
2. Postmark by March 15th.
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....

Continue reading...
 

Thriving Family Magazine: Age Appropriate Chores

February 19, 2017
Thriving Family Magazine: Age Appropriate Chores
 
Set the Table, Dust, Vacuum, Get Dressed, Comb Hair, and other Chores
 
Take a look at our "Age-Appropriate Chores" list. What is a unique way that you trained your kids to do one of these chores? (Don't focus on all chores in general, but one unique thing you did with one chore.)
 
Word Count: 50 to 250 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance...

Continue reading...
 

NFSPS Annual Contest

February 18, 2017
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Annual Contest
 
31 categories open to all poets. Prizes range from $10 to $1000.  
Unpublished poems up to 40 lines.
Deadline March 15, 2017
 
Non-members may enter most contests at $1.00 per poem (except $5.00 for each entry in Contest 1-NFSPS Founders Award). Members may enter up to 10 contests for $1.00 per poem or $10.00 total for entries in more than 10 contests (except for Co...

Continue reading...
 

Writers-Editors Network 34th Annual International Writing Competition

February 17, 2017
Writers-Editors Network 34th Annual International Writing Competition 
 
Four Categories! Bigger Cash Prizes! Critiques for the “Most Promising” entries 
Open to all writers. Deadline March 15, 2017.
 
Categories – Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Children’s Literature
Awards & Prizes - $150, $100, $75 in each category.
Entry fees - $5, $10 or $20 depending on category and member or...

Continue reading...
 

MSPS Gertrude Dole Memorial Award

February 16, 2017
Massachusetts State Poetry Society  
The Gertrude Dole Memorial Award
 
Deadline:  March 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $25     $15     $10
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.



Continue reading...
 

Silver Birch Press van Gogh Anthology

February 15, 2017
Silver Birch Press van Gogh Anthology
 
Catfish McDaris seeks submissions for van Gogh Anthology
 
Renowned author Catfish McDaris is curating a collection of writing and art inspired by artist Vincent van Gogh. The book is intended for the van Gogh Library in Nuenen, The Netherlands. Submission details below.
 
DEADLINE: No set deadline. When the collection reaches 300 pages, i...

Continue reading...
 

The Robert Spiess Memoiral Haiku Awards Contest

February 15, 2017
The Robert Spiess Memorial 2017 Haiku Awards Contest
 
Modern Haiku is pleased to announce the Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Awards Competition for 2017. The purpose of this competition is to honor the life and work of Bob Spiess, editor of Modern Haiku from 1978 to his death on March 13, 2002.
 
Email entries will now be accepted as well as postal entries.
 
Theme: Haiku are to be written in the spirit of the following ...

Continue reading...
 

2017 Wyoming Writers, INc. Writing Contest

February 13, 2017
2017 Wyoming Writers, Inc. Writing Contest
 
Postmark Deadline: March 10, 2017
 
Winners will be notified by early May 2017 and will be announced at our 43rd Annual Conference in Gillette, WY on June 2nd-4th.
 
Five categories:
 
    Adult Fiction, up to 3K words
    Fiction for Children and Young Adults, up to 3K words
    Non-Fiction, up to 3K words
    Traditional Poetry, up to 40 lines, up to 5 poems per entry
    Free Verse Poetry, up to 4...

Continue reading...
 

Don't Talk to Me About Love

February 12, 2017
Don’t Talk to Me About Love:   
an online magazine exploring love in fiction, non-fiction, poetry and art
 
What does LOVE mean to you? We want your fiction, non-fiction, poetry or artwork, exploring love in any of its myriad expressions: romantic, platonic, parental, and much, much more. We know there is a whole world of love out there. Write it. Draw it. Paint it. Then send it in.

Special Themed Issue: Love and Death. We will all die. Everyone ...

Continue reading...
 

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