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. I am not an editor, publisher, or an agent. I am a writer who enjoys sharing submission information I find on the web with other writers. 

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.

If you experience any problems with the links or with submitting your material, please let me know. If you would like to receive free submission information via a daily email, drop me a line at sally@sallyclark.info and your name will be added to the e-list. Your name email address will never be shared or sold to anyone else. Promise!

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written by Sally Clark


and winner of a 2015
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Over 40,000 copies sold! 


Browsing Archive: March, 2020

Accent's Publishing: Breakup and Heartbreak

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 31, 2020,
Accents Publishing: Breakup and Heartbreak

We’re still reading submissions for Issue #4. The theme of Issue #4 is “breakup and heartbreak”. Send 3 – 5 poems to accents.publishing@gmail.com  by April 30th. We look forward to reading your work.



Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas is in the Air

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 30, 2020,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas is in the Air

Deadline April 30, 2020. **This title was changed from Stories about Christmas, to Christmas Is in the Air. If you previously submitted your story or poem for Stories about Christmas, we have it in our system and it will be considered for the revised title. No need to resubmit.**

Everyone loves holiday stories and our contributors write great ones. They are so good that we create a new edition for the holiday season ev...


Continue reading ...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: April

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 29, 2020,
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: April
            
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be submitted through the website or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they...

Continue reading ...
 

Heart of Flesh Literary Journal: Summer

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 28, 2020,
Heart of Flesh Literary Journal: Summer

Heart of Flesh is a biannual, online literary journal that seeks quality writing and art with a Christian element. We are not a typical “Christian fiction” journal. We believe God’s truth as written in the Bible can be found in both the secular and the non-secular, in nearly every work of literature and every part of the human condition.

We like hopeful. We also like bleak. We like desperation and gri...

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers Contest: April Prose & Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 27, 2020,
Saturday Writers Contest: April Prose & Poetry Contest

Theme: 1940s & 1950s: World War II, nuclear weapons, Pearl Harbor, Colossus computer (first programable computer), things invented: Slinky, Tubberware, Frisbee, Jeep. & Korean war, ElvisVietnam war, Golden Age of TV, Marilyn Monroe, Mickey Mantle, ETC.
Prose: 2020-word limit
Poetry: 50-line limit
Entry fee: $7
Cash prizes are awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners
Begins: 3/28/20
Prose Deadli...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: What Are Your Kids Grateful For?

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 26, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: What Are Your Kids Grateful For?

Topic: What are your kids grateful for? And what was one way you taught them about how to be thankful for it? We are not looking for lectures or talks or object lessons. Instead, we want activities that have helped your children learn to be grateful. This call for submissions should be hands-on and practical. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an auth...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: What Are You Doing With Your Kids Indoors?

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 25, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: What Are You Doing With Your Kids Indoors?

Topic: How are you keeping your kids busy indoors so they don’t go stir crazy? We are not looking for lectures or talks or object lessons. Instead, we want activities that have helped you and your children from annoying each other during a period of close confinement. This call for submissions should be hands-on and practical. This is not the place for you t...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Preparing for Easter

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 25, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Preparing for Easter

Topic: What are you doing with your kids now to help prepare them for Easter? We are not looking for lectures or talks or object lessons. Instead, we want activities that have helped you demonstrate single principles about Holy Week, Easter and what the Resurrection means for their lives. This call for submissions should be hands-on and practical. This is not the place for you to r...


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers: March Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 24, 2020,
Saturday Writers: March Poetry Contest

Theme: 1920s & 1930s: prohibition, stock market crash, women’s suffrage and right to vote, Babe Ruth & great depression, dust bowl, Hindenburg, empire state building, golden gate bridge, ETC.
Poetry: 50-line limit
Entry fee: $7
Cash prizes are awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners
Begins: 2/29/20
Poetry Deadline: ​4/25/20

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 23, 2020,

Continue reading ...
 

Shenandoah Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 22, 2020,
Shenandoah Literary Journal: Poetry

Our Spring 2020 reading period for POETRY will be from March 15 to March 31, 2020. Please send us prayers, spells, charms, curses, blessings, invocations—poems that try to make change happen. All forms, styles, and procedures are welcome. A selection will appear in a special Shenandoah portfolio in the Spring 2021 issue. We pay our contributors at the rate of $100 per poem.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Myst...

Continue reading ...
 

Omnidawn Single Poem Broadside Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 21, 2020,
Omnidawn Single Poem Broadside Contest

The winner of the Omnidawn Single Poem Broadside Poetry Contest wins an immediate cash prize of $1,000, letterpress publication of the broadside by Omnidawn, 50 free copies of the broadside, and publication of the winning poem in the Omniverse online journal.

For those of you who are not familiar with "Broadsides" here is the Wikipedia definition for the term "Broadside (printing)":

"A broadsi...


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers: February Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 20, 2020,
Saturday Writers: February Poetry Contest

Theme: 1900s & 1910s: new Era, the Wright brothers first manned flight with a motorized airplane, Worlds Fair, Battle of Tsushima & first Ford was invented, sinking of the Titanic, World War I, flu pandemic, ETC.
Poetry: 50-line limit
Entry Fee: $7
Cash prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners
Begins: 1/25/20
Poetry Deadline: 4/25/20

Continue reading ...
 

Sequestrum Literature & Art Journal: Magical Realism

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 19, 2020,
Sequestrum Literature & Art Journal: Magical Realism

Call it slipstream. Call it magical realism. Throw around words like cross-genre, urban/high/low fantasy, hard/soft sci-fi, experimental, absurdist, fabulist, weird, surreal, or a regular fairy tale. With so many labels for the same idea, call it whatever you like. We want literary-quality writing with a healthy serving of imagination. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or some combinati...


Continue reading ...
 

Passager Journal Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 18, 2020,
Passager Journal Poetry Contest

Submission period: February 15 – April 15
Publication: August/September
Accepted genres: poetry only
Up to 5 poems, 40-line max ea.
$20 reading fee, includes 1-year subscription to Passager
$1000 prize. Honorable mentions will be published.
Writers must be age 50 or older at the time of publication to submit.


Continue reading ...
 

Windhover Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 17, 2020,
Windhover Literary Journal

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is proud to sponsor Windhover, a journal dedicated to promoting poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction that considers the Christian perspective and engages spiritual themes. Each spring the journal hosts a writers’ festival, inviting their published authors and interested readers to come to campus for a weekend of workshops and presentations on the connection between fait...


Continue reading ...
 

FACES Magazine: New Zealand

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 16, 2020,
FACES Magazine: New Zealand

Lively, original approaches to the subject are the primary concerns of the editors in choosing material. FACES: World Culture & Geography is written for ages 9-14. FACES Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available for viewing at the Cricket Media Store, where you can also purchase a current issue.) Issues are also available at many local libraries. All mate...


Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate: Ambassadors

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 15, 2020,
Bible Advocate: Ambassadors

The Bible Advocate is one of the oldest religious magazines in America, founded in 1863. Now has been online since late 1996. Both are published by the Bible Advocate Press, the publishing agency of the General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day). The BA seeks to encourage the church to live by every word of God and to fully equip believers in Christ in every good work through Holy Scripture

Word/Line Lengths:...

Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: What About the Bible?

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 14, 2020,
The War Cry: What About the Bible?             

The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well as the gen...


Continue reading ...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: The Weird Bug Zoo

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 14, 2020,
Guardian Angel Kids: The Weird Bug Zoo  

Continue reading ...
 

National Writers Association Novel Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 13, 2020,
National Writers Association Novel Contest                                 

The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Novel Contest is to encourage the development of creative skills, recognize and reward outstanding ability in the area of novel writing. Any genre or category of novel manuscript may be entered. All entries must be postmarked by April 1. Only unpublished works may be submitted. All manuscripts must be typed, doub...


Continue reading ...
 

Wergle Flomp Humorous Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 12, 2020,
Wergle Flomp Humorous Poetry Contest

Now in its 18th year, this contest seeks today's best humor poems. No fee to enter. Submit published or unpublished work. $2,250 in prizes. See more past winners and remarks from our judges in our contest archives.

Deadline - April 1, 2020.

First Prize: $1,000 plus a one-year gift certificate from our co-sponsor, Duotrope (a $50 value)
Second Prize: $250
Honorable Mentions: 10 awards ...

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: My Country

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 11, 2020,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: My Country   

Continue reading ...
 

A Call for Poetry: Writing This Gospel

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 10, 2020,
A Call for Poetry: Writing This Gospel

Theme: The Love of God to a Broken World

Instructions:
1. Write a PANTOUM POEM of 5 stanzas on the theme "The Love of God to a Broken World."
2. The poem must contain the name "Jesus."
3. Must creatively reference the contents of John 3:16
4. The title of your poem doesn't have to be the same as the theme. You can give your poem any title.

Selected entries will be included in the 2020 Writing This Gospel Anthology....


Continue reading ...
 

Foley Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 9, 2020,
Foley Poetry Award

Poems are being accepted for the 2020 Foley Poetry Award.

Each entrant is asked to submit only one unpublished poem on any topic. The poem should be 30 lines or fewer and not under consideration elsewhere. Poems will not be returned. Poems should be sent in via Submittable or postal mail.

Include contact information on the same page as the poem. Poems must be postmarked or sent in via Submittable between...


Continue reading ...
 

Chestnut Review: Summer Issue

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 8, 2020,
Chestnut Review: Summer Issue

Chestnut Review appears four times per year online and once per year in print in our annual anthology. We are always interested in work that speaks to the season, even if it is in unusual and contradictory ways, but that is in no way a requirement. We are an open journal that accepts any artistic work which interests us. We do not judge based on the reputation, origin, or experience of the author, nor do we solicit submission...


Continue reading ...
 

11th Annual Spirit First Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 7, 2020,
11th Annual Spirit First Poetry Contest
 
Deadline to Enter: March 31, 2020 (midnight)
 
First Prize: $200      
Second Prize: $150
Third Prize: $100
 
Spirit First is pleased to announce its 10th 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 the...

Continue reading ...
 

Bedtime Picture Book Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 6, 2020,
Bedtime Picture Book Contest

It's Bedtime! Snuggling up to read a book with a little one at bedtime can be the best part of the day.

This contest is your chance to write a picture book for bedtime or inspired by bedtime. We're looking for your most original stories. (Remember, Goodnight Moon has already been written. Think beyond your first idea.) We want to see manuscripts that will make a child say, "Again! Again!"

Use your ...


Continue reading ...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: March

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 5, 2020,
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: March  
 
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be submitted through the website or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are ente...

Continue reading ...
 

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 4, 2020,
Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Contest:
Fur, Feathers, and Scales: Sweet, Funny, and Strange Animal Tales

$10 ENTRY FEE. Deadline March 31, 2020. Limit 2,000 words. First prize: $200 and consideration for inclusion in the upcoming BWG anthology, tentatively titled Fur, Feathers, and Scales: Sweet, Funny, and Strange Animal Tales. Second prize: $100 and publication in the Bethlehem Writers Roundtable. Third pri...


Continue reading ...
 

Texas Writes Event at Leon Valley Public Library

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 3, 2020,
Texas Writes at the Leon Valley Public Library in Leon ValleyTexas

Leon Valley Public Library
6425 Evers Road
Leon ValleyTX 78238

3/28/2020 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Texas Writes is a statewide program that brings accomplished authors to rural libraries for a half day of presentations and panel discussions. Each event is free and open to the public.

Featured authors: ire'ne lara silva and Jennifer Zie...


Continue reading ...
 

Alabama State Poetry Society Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 2, 2020,
Alabama State Poetry Society Spring Contest      

Deadline: March 28, 2020 (Postmarked)         

Entry Fees: $1 per poem for members
                 $5 per poem for nonmembers

14 categories to enter. Prizes range from $5-$125


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers Contest: March Prose Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 2, 2020,
Saturday Writers Contest: March Prose Contest

Theme: 1920s & 1930s: prohibition, stock market crash, women’s suffrage and right to vote, Babe Ruth & great depression, dust bowl, Hindenburg, empire state building, golden gate bridge, ETC.
Prose: 2020-word limit
Entry fee: $7
Cash prizes are awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners
Begins: 2/29/20
Prose Deadline: 3/28/20

Continue reading ...
 

Paraclete Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 1, 2020,
Paraclete Press

Paraclete Press Books show the richness and depth of what it means to be Christian. While Benedictine spirituality is at the heart of our identity, our books reflect the Christian experience across many cultures, time periods, and houses of worship. We have many series, including Paraclete Essentials; Paraclete Fiction; Paraclete Poetry; Paraclete Giants; and for children and adults, All God’s Creatures, books about animals and faith; ...


Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: March, 2020

Accent's Publishing: Breakup and Heartbreak

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 31, 2020,
Accents Publishing: Breakup and Heartbreak

We’re still reading submissions for Issue #4. The theme of Issue #4 is “breakup and heartbreak”. Send 3 – 5 poems to accents.publishing@gmail.com  by April 30th. We look forward to reading your work.



Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas is in the Air

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 30, 2020,
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas is in the Air

Deadline April 30, 2020. **This title was changed from Stories about Christmas, to Christmas Is in the Air. If you previously submitted your story or poem for Stories about Christmas, we have it in our system and it will be considered for the revised title. No need to resubmit.**

Everyone loves holiday stories and our contributors write great ones. They are so good that we create a new edition for the holiday season ev...


Continue reading ...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: April

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 29, 2020,
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: April
            
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be submitted through the website or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they...

Continue reading ...
 

Heart of Flesh Literary Journal: Summer

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 28, 2020,
Heart of Flesh Literary Journal: Summer

Heart of Flesh is a biannual, online literary journal that seeks quality writing and art with a Christian element. We are not a typical “Christian fiction” journal. We believe God’s truth as written in the Bible can be found in both the secular and the non-secular, in nearly every work of literature and every part of the human condition.

We like hopeful. We also like bleak. We like desperation and gri...

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers Contest: April Prose & Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 27, 2020,
Saturday Writers Contest: April Prose & Poetry Contest

Theme: 1940s & 1950s: World War II, nuclear weapons, Pearl Harbor, Colossus computer (first programable computer), things invented: Slinky, Tubberware, Frisbee, Jeep. & Korean war, ElvisVietnam war, Golden Age of TV, Marilyn Monroe, Mickey Mantle, ETC.
Prose: 2020-word limit
Poetry: 50-line limit
Entry fee: $7
Cash prizes are awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners
Begins: 3/28/20
Prose Deadli...

Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: What Are Your Kids Grateful For?

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 26, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: What Are Your Kids Grateful For?

Topic: What are your kids grateful for? And what was one way you taught them about how to be thankful for it? We are not looking for lectures or talks or object lessons. Instead, we want activities that have helped your children learn to be grateful. This call for submissions should be hands-on and practical. This is not the place for you to refine your voice as an auth...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: What Are You Doing With Your Kids Indoors?

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 25, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: What Are You Doing With Your Kids Indoors?

Topic: How are you keeping your kids busy indoors so they don’t go stir crazy? We are not looking for lectures or talks or object lessons. Instead, we want activities that have helped you and your children from annoying each other during a period of close confinement. This call for submissions should be hands-on and practical. This is not the place for you t...


Continue reading ...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Preparing for Easter

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 25, 2020,
Focus on the Family Magazine: Preparing for Easter

Topic: What are you doing with your kids now to help prepare them for Easter? We are not looking for lectures or talks or object lessons. Instead, we want activities that have helped you demonstrate single principles about Holy Week, Easter and what the Resurrection means for their lives. This call for submissions should be hands-on and practical. This is not the place for you to r...


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers: March Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 24, 2020,
Saturday Writers: March Poetry Contest

Theme: 1920s & 1930s: prohibition, stock market crash, women’s suffrage and right to vote, Babe Ruth & great depression, dust bowl, Hindenburg, empire state building, golden gate bridge, ETC.
Poetry: 50-line limit
Entry fee: $7
Cash prizes are awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners
Begins: 2/29/20
Poetry Deadline: ​4/25/20

Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 23, 2020,

Continue reading ...
 

Shenandoah Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 22, 2020,
Shenandoah Literary Journal: Poetry

Our Spring 2020 reading period for POETRY will be from March 15 to March 31, 2020. Please send us prayers, spells, charms, curses, blessings, invocations—poems that try to make change happen. All forms, styles, and procedures are welcome. A selection will appear in a special Shenandoah portfolio in the Spring 2021 issue. We pay our contributors at the rate of $100 per poem.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slade Myst...

Continue reading ...
 

Omnidawn Single Poem Broadside Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 21, 2020,
Omnidawn Single Poem Broadside Contest

The winner of the Omnidawn Single Poem Broadside Poetry Contest wins an immediate cash prize of $1,000, letterpress publication of the broadside by Omnidawn, 50 free copies of the broadside, and publication of the winning poem in the Omniverse online journal.

For those of you who are not familiar with "Broadsides" here is the Wikipedia definition for the term "Broadside (printing)":

"A broadsi...


Continue reading ...
 

Saturday Writers: February Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 20, 2020,
Saturday Writers: February Poetry Contest

Theme: 1900s & 1910s: new Era, the Wright brothers first manned flight with a motorized airplane, Worlds Fair, Battle of Tsushima & first Ford was invented, sinking of the Titanic, World War I, flu pandemic, ETC.
Poetry: 50-line limit
Entry Fee: $7
Cash prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners
Begins: 1/25/20
Poetry Deadline: 4/25/20

Continue reading ...
 

Sequestrum Literature & Art Journal: Magical Realism

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 19, 2020,
Sequestrum Literature & Art Journal: Magical Realism

Call it slipstream. Call it magical realism. Throw around words like cross-genre, urban/high/low fantasy, hard/soft sci-fi, experimental, absurdist, fabulist, weird, surreal, or a regular fairy tale. With so many labels for the same idea, call it whatever you like. We want literary-quality writing with a healthy serving of imagination. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or some combinati...


Continue reading ...
 

Passager Journal Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 18, 2020,
Passager Journal Poetry Contest

Submission period: February 15 – April 15
Publication: August/September
Accepted genres: poetry only
Up to 5 poems, 40-line max ea.
$20 reading fee, includes 1-year subscription to Passager
$1000 prize. Honorable mentions will be published.
Writers must be age 50 or older at the time of publication to submit.


Continue reading ...
 

Windhover Literary Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 17, 2020,
Windhover Literary Journal

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is proud to sponsor Windhover, a journal dedicated to promoting poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction that considers the Christian perspective and engages spiritual themes. Each spring the journal hosts a writers’ festival, inviting their published authors and interested readers to come to campus for a weekend of workshops and presentations on the connection between fait...


Continue reading ...
 

FACES Magazine: New Zealand

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 16, 2020,
FACES Magazine: New Zealand

Lively, original approaches to the subject are the primary concerns of the editors in choosing material. FACES: World Culture & Geography is written for ages 9-14. FACES Writers are encouraged to study recent past copies for content and style. (Sample copies are available for viewing at the Cricket Media Store, where you can also purchase a current issue.) Issues are also available at many local libraries. All mate...


Continue reading ...
 

Bible Advocate: Ambassadors

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 15, 2020,
Bible Advocate: Ambassadors

The Bible Advocate is one of the oldest religious magazines in America, founded in 1863. Now has been online since late 1996. Both are published by the Bible Advocate Press, the publishing agency of the General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day). The BA seeks to encourage the church to live by every word of God and to fully equip believers in Christ in every good work through Holy Scripture

Word/Line Lengths:...

Continue reading ...
 

The War Cry: What About the Bible?

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 14, 2020,
The War Cry: What About the Bible?             

The War Cry, now in its 137th year, represents the Salvation Army’s mission through news, profiles, commentaries and stories. It looks to bring people to Christ, help believers grow in faith and character, and promotes redemptive cultural practices from the perspective of Salvation Army programs, ministries and doctrines. Readership consists of those in and involved with The Salvation Army as well as the gen...


Continue reading ...
 

Guardian Angel Kids: The Weird Bug Zoo

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 14, 2020,
Guardian Angel Kids: The Weird Bug Zoo  

Continue reading ...
 

National Writers Association Novel Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 13, 2020,
National Writers Association Novel Contest                                 

The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Novel Contest is to encourage the development of creative skills, recognize and reward outstanding ability in the area of novel writing. Any genre or category of novel manuscript may be entered. All entries must be postmarked by April 1. Only unpublished works may be submitted. All manuscripts must be typed, doub...


Continue reading ...
 

Wergle Flomp Humorous Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 12, 2020,
Wergle Flomp Humorous Poetry Contest

Now in its 18th year, this contest seeks today's best humor poems. No fee to enter. Submit published or unpublished work. $2,250 in prizes. See more past winners and remarks from our judges in our contest archives.

Deadline - April 1, 2020.

First Prize: $1,000 plus a one-year gift certificate from our co-sponsor, Duotrope (a $50 value)
Second Prize: $250
Honorable Mentions: 10 awards ...

Continue reading ...
 

The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: My Country

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 11, 2020,
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: My Country   

Continue reading ...
 

A Call for Poetry: Writing This Gospel

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 10, 2020,
A Call for Poetry: Writing This Gospel

Theme: The Love of God to a Broken World

Instructions:
1. Write a PANTOUM POEM of 5 stanzas on the theme "The Love of God to a Broken World."
2. The poem must contain the name "Jesus."
3. Must creatively reference the contents of John 3:16
4. The title of your poem doesn't have to be the same as the theme. You can give your poem any title.

Selected entries will be included in the 2020 Writing This Gospel Anthology....


Continue reading ...
 

Foley Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 9, 2020,
Foley Poetry Award

Poems are being accepted for the 2020 Foley Poetry Award.

Each entrant is asked to submit only one unpublished poem on any topic. The poem should be 30 lines or fewer and not under consideration elsewhere. Poems will not be returned. Poems should be sent in via Submittable or postal mail.

Include contact information on the same page as the poem. Poems must be postmarked or sent in via Submittable between...


Continue reading ...
 

Chestnut Review: Summer Issue

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 8, 2020,
Chestnut Review: Summer Issue

Chestnut Review appears four times per year online and once per year in print in our annual anthology. We are always interested in work that speaks to the season, even if it is in unusual and contradictory ways, but that is in no way a requirement. We are an open journal that accepts any artistic work which interests us. We do not judge based on the reputation, origin, or experience of the author, nor do we solicit submission...


Continue reading ...
 

11th Annual Spirit First Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, March 7, 2020,
11th Annual Spirit First Poetry Contest
 
Deadline to Enter: March 31, 2020 (midnight)
 
First Prize: $200      
Second Prize: $150
Third Prize: $100
 
Spirit First is pleased to announce its 10th 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 the...

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Bedtime Picture Book Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, March 6, 2020,
Bedtime Picture Book Contest

It's Bedtime! Snuggling up to read a book with a little one at bedtime can be the best part of the day.

This contest is your chance to write a picture book for bedtime or inspired by bedtime. We're looking for your most original stories. (Remember, Goodnight Moon has already been written. Think beyond your first idea.) We want to see manuscripts that will make a child say, "Again! Again!"

Use your ...


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California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: March

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, March 5, 2020,
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: March  
 
The California State Poetry Society offers monthly poetry contests. This contest is open to all poets, whether or not they are members of the CSPS. Reading fees are $1.50 per poem with a $3.00 minimum for members and $3.00 per poem with a $6.00 minimum for non-members. Entries must be submitted through the website or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are ente...

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Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, March 4, 2020,
Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story Contest:
Fur, Feathers, and Scales: Sweet, Funny, and Strange Animal Tales

$10 ENTRY FEE. Deadline March 31, 2020. Limit 2,000 words. First prize: $200 and consideration for inclusion in the upcoming BWG anthology, tentatively titled Fur, Feathers, and Scales: Sweet, Funny, and Strange Animal Tales. Second prize: $100 and publication in the Bethlehem Writers Roundtable. Third pri...


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Texas Writes Event at Leon Valley Public Library

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, March 3, 2020,
Texas Writes at the Leon Valley Public Library in Leon ValleyTexas

Leon Valley Public Library
6425 Evers Road
Leon ValleyTX 78238

3/28/2020 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Texas Writes is a statewide program that brings accomplished authors to rural libraries for a half day of presentations and panel discussions. Each event is free and open to the public.

Featured authors: ire'ne lara silva and Jennifer Zie...


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Alabama State Poetry Society Spring Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 2, 2020,
Alabama State Poetry Society Spring Contest      

Deadline: March 28, 2020 (Postmarked)         

Entry Fees: $1 per poem for members
                 $5 per poem for nonmembers

14 categories to enter. Prizes range from $5-$125


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Saturday Writers Contest: March Prose Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, March 2, 2020,
Saturday Writers Contest: March Prose Contest

Theme: 1920s & 1930s: prohibition, stock market crash, women’s suffrage and right to vote, Babe Ruth & great depression, dust bowl, Hindenburg, empire state building, golden gate bridge, ETC.
Prose: 2020-word limit
Entry fee: $7
Cash prizes are awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners
Begins: 2/29/20
Prose Deadline: 3/28/20

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Paraclete Press

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, March 1, 2020,
Paraclete Press

Paraclete Press Books show the richness and depth of what it means to be Christian. While Benedictine spirituality is at the heart of our identity, our books reflect the Christian experience across many cultures, time periods, and houses of worship. We have many series, including Paraclete Essentials; Paraclete Fiction; Paraclete Poetry; Paraclete Giants; and for children and adults, All God’s Creatures, books about animals and faith; ...


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Sally Clark Like finding shells on the beach, I love doing market research! And what I find, I love to share! I write in a variety of genres including children's, Christian, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, so these post follow along those lines. Check out my web site: www.sallyclark.info, for more about me.

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