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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Kid's Imagination Train eZine Contest

January 30, 2015
Kid’s Imagination Train eZine Contest for Adults 18 and Older
 
Kid’s Imagination Train is an eZine that offers book reviews, fiction, poetry, and nonfiction for kids ages 5-12. It provides children the opportunity to illustrate their favorite features and have them published online. KIT is hosting a writing contest for spring-themed poems and stories for kids ages 5-12. Poems should be 200-300 words. Stories should be under 500 words. The winner will receive $100 and the wining story or poem will be published in the May 2015 issue of KIT.
 
Deadline is March 1, 2015
 
 

The Zero Bone Poetry Prize

January 29, 2015
The Zero Bone Poetry Prize
 
Port Yonder Press is pleased to announce its Second Annual Zero Bone Poetry Prize Contest.
 
Named in honor of the distinguished American poet Emily Dickinson, the competition welcomes submissions of unpublished, original poems. This competition is open to all poets – those with or without previous publishing credits and from anywhere in the world. (Winners outside the U.S. will need a Paypal account to re...

Continue reading...
 

Tethered by Letters Spring Contest

January 28, 2015
Tethered by Letters Winter Literary Contest 
 
Tethered By Letters is pleased to announce our second third annual Fall Literary Competition. There are three submission categories: 1) short stories of any genre ranging from 1,000 to 7,500 words, 2) flash fiction with a word limit of either 55, 250, or 500 words, and 3) poetry no longer than three pages. For these contests we are looking for engaging stories, vivid characters, and fres...

Continue reading...
 

Tablerock Poetry Festival Anthology "Animal Tales"

January 28, 2015
Tablerock Poetry Festival of Salado, Texas
Guidelines for 8th Annual Tablerock Anthology “Animal Tales” 
 
Poets Submission Rules
1.  Poetry due date Feb 5, 2015 (e-mail with Attachment only)  
2.  100 books published by July, 2015
3.  You may enter 3 poems total, in one submission.
4.  Submission should be e-mailed in an attachment – no snail mail
5.  Attachment (up to 3 poems as one submission) to tablerock1@aol.com only
6.  Poetry will be juried by sel...

Continue reading...
 

Nivalis Short Story Contest 2015

January 26, 2015
Nivalis Short Story Contest 2015
 
ENDS – 11:59 p.m. Feb 28, 2015 (US Central time)
 
“Nivalis”, the theme of the contest, represents the winter season. Like our previous contest, the interpretation of the theme is left to the writer’s fancy – the story may have winter as the backdrop, or may convey a sense of chill. It may be a gloomy tale up in the north, or a pleasant story away from the tropical heat. We are not too choosy about the genre eith...

Continue reading...
 

DIG: Eleanor of Aquitaine

January 25, 2015
DIG Into History Magazine
 
DIG Into History focuses on world history for ages 9-14 with a 10- to 14-page section that focuses on an archaeological discovery or topic related to the issue’s theme. Each issue is theme-related. Accuracy is essential. Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available at $6.95 plus $2.00 shipping and handling.)
 
For March...

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Weavings: Embodied

January 24, 2015
Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life
 
Articles 1000 to 2000 words, sermons and meditations 500 to 2000 words, stories (fiction or nonfiction) 750 to 2000 words, poems, prayers and liturgical pieces. Weavings is neither a popular devotional guide nor a technical scholarly journal. We are looking for material that has spiritual depth expressed in simple, even poetic, prose. We hope authors will show our readers the subject rather ...

Continue reading...
 

2016 Texas Poetry Calendar

January 23, 2015
2016 Texas Poetry Calendar
 
Deadline: February 20, 2015
 
•Submit 1 – 3 poems IN A SINGLE DOCUMENT, with each poem on a separate page. DO NOT SUBMIT MORE THAN ONE TIME.
•35-line limit per poem, including title and spaces. We highly recommend that you submit at least one short poem — 10 lines or less, including title and spaces. We welcome haiku, tanka, and other short forms.
•We prefer poems with a Texas connection.
•We strongly prefer titled poems...

Continue reading...
 

bioStories Magazine Essay Contest

January 21, 2015
bioStories Magazine Essay Contest
 
bioStories Magazine is pleased to announce its second annual essay contest. The theme for 2015 is: “Elders”. We encourage writers to interpret the theme broadly and creatively.
 
Entries may be up to 3,000 words, must be nonfiction, and cannot be previously published. Entries should be submitted by pasting the essay directly in the body of an email addressed to: editor@biostories.com . The words “Elders Submission”, t...

Continue reading...
 

Creative Nonfiction Anthology: Beyond "Crazy"

January 20, 2015
Creative Nonfiction Anthology: Beyond “Crazy”
 
Deadline: February 9, 2015
 
Every year, one in four American adults will endure the trials of a diagnosable mental health disorder. But although many Americans have experienced a mental illness, either firsthand or through a family member, friend, or colleague, the stigma surrounding mental illness remains. We believe that the most important tool we have for defusing the power of this ...

Continue reading...
 

Kid's Imagination Train eZine Contest

January 30, 2015
Kid’s Imagination Train eZine Contest for Adults 18 and Older
 
Kid’s Imagination Train is an eZine that offers book reviews, fiction, poetry, and nonfiction for kids ages 5-12. It provides children the opportunity to illustrate their favorite features and have them published online. KIT is hosting a writing contest for spring-themed poems and stories for kids ages 5-12. Poems should be 200-300 words. Stories should be under 500 words. The winner will receive $100 and the wining story or poem will be published in the May 2015 issue of KIT.
 
Deadline is March 1, 2015
 
 

The Zero Bone Poetry Prize

January 29, 2015
The Zero Bone Poetry Prize
 
Port Yonder Press is pleased to announce its Second Annual Zero Bone Poetry Prize Contest.
 
Named in honor of the distinguished American poet Emily Dickinson, the competition welcomes submissions of unpublished, original poems. This competition is open to all poets – those with or without previous publishing credits and from anywhere in the world. (Winners outside the U.S. will need a Paypal account to re...

Continue reading...
 

Tethered by Letters Spring Contest

January 28, 2015
Tethered by Letters Winter Literary Contest 
 
Tethered By Letters is pleased to announce our second third annual Fall Literary Competition. There are three submission categories: 1) short stories of any genre ranging from 1,000 to 7,500 words, 2) flash fiction with a word limit of either 55, 250, or 500 words, and 3) poetry no longer than three pages. For these contests we are looking for engaging stories, vivid characters, and fres...

Continue reading...
 

Tablerock Poetry Festival Anthology "Animal Tales"

January 28, 2015
Tablerock Poetry Festival of Salado, Texas
Guidelines for 8th Annual Tablerock Anthology “Animal Tales” 
 
Poets Submission Rules
1.  Poetry due date Feb 5, 2015 (e-mail with Attachment only)  
2.  100 books published by July, 2015
3.  You may enter 3 poems total, in one submission.
4.  Submission should be e-mailed in an attachment – no snail mail
5.  Attachment (up to 3 poems as one submission) to tablerock1@aol.com only
6.  Poetry will be juried by sel...

Continue reading...
 

Nivalis Short Story Contest 2015

January 26, 2015
Nivalis Short Story Contest 2015
 
ENDS – 11:59 p.m. Feb 28, 2015 (US Central time)
 
“Nivalis”, the theme of the contest, represents the winter season. Like our previous contest, the interpretation of the theme is left to the writer’s fancy – the story may have winter as the backdrop, or may convey a sense of chill. It may be a gloomy tale up in the north, or a pleasant story away from the tropical heat. We are not too choosy about the genre eith...

Continue reading...
 

DIG: Eleanor of Aquitaine

January 25, 2015
DIG Into History Magazine
 
DIG Into History focuses on world history for ages 9-14 with a 10- to 14-page section that focuses on an archaeological discovery or topic related to the issue’s theme. Each issue is theme-related. Accuracy is essential. Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available at $6.95 plus $2.00 shipping and handling.)
 
For March...

Continue reading...
 

Weavings: Embodied

January 24, 2015
Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life
 
Articles 1000 to 2000 words, sermons and meditations 500 to 2000 words, stories (fiction or nonfiction) 750 to 2000 words, poems, prayers and liturgical pieces. Weavings is neither a popular devotional guide nor a technical scholarly journal. We are looking for material that has spiritual depth expressed in simple, even poetic, prose. We hope authors will show our readers the subject rather ...

Continue reading...
 

2016 Texas Poetry Calendar

January 23, 2015
2016 Texas Poetry Calendar
 
Deadline: February 20, 2015
 
•Submit 1 – 3 poems IN A SINGLE DOCUMENT, with each poem on a separate page. DO NOT SUBMIT MORE THAN ONE TIME.
•35-line limit per poem, including title and spaces. We highly recommend that you submit at least one short poem — 10 lines or less, including title and spaces. We welcome haiku, tanka, and other short forms.
•We prefer poems with a Texas connection.
•We strongly prefer titled poems...

Continue reading...
 

bioStories Magazine Essay Contest

January 21, 2015
bioStories Magazine Essay Contest
 
bioStories Magazine is pleased to announce its second annual essay contest. The theme for 2015 is: “Elders”. We encourage writers to interpret the theme broadly and creatively.
 
Entries may be up to 3,000 words, must be nonfiction, and cannot be previously published. Entries should be submitted by pasting the essay directly in the body of an email addressed to: editor@biostories.com . The words “Elders Submission”, t...

Continue reading...
 

Creative Nonfiction Anthology: Beyond "Crazy"

January 20, 2015
Creative Nonfiction Anthology: Beyond “Crazy”
 
Deadline: February 9, 2015
 
Every year, one in four American adults will endure the trials of a diagnosable mental health disorder. But although many Americans have experienced a mental illness, either firsthand or through a family member, friend, or colleague, the stigma surrounding mental illness remains. We believe that the most important tool we have for defusing the power of this ...

Continue reading...
 

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