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.

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Published by Hachette Book Group,


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




Over 49,000 copies sold! 


Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

July 5, 2022
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Deadline: August 1, 2022

25 categories to enter including: Sharing, A Caregivers Big Heart, Special People, First Impressions, A Special Occasion, Mother, Enduring Faith, Siblings, Wife, Grandparents, Teacher, Patriotism, Identify the art on which poem is based, Random Acts of Kindness, Mother-Daughter, Late-in-Life-Love, Mental Health, History, Education, A Fairy’s Enchanted Wand, Poet’s Choice, and more.

Entry fee: is for entire contest - $15 for non-members, (fee covers one or all categories. Prizes: $5-$50.

 

The Sun Magazine: Reader Write Column: The Phone

July 4, 2022
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: The Phone

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 includ...


Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

July 3, 2022
Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

Deadline: August 1, 2022

Entry fee: $5 per poem   Prizes: $15 - $100

10 categories to enter including loss, humor, women and science, nature, love, music and more.


Continue reading...
 

The First Line: Fall Contest

July 2, 2022
The First Line: Fall Contest      

“Lily unlocked the back door of the thrift store using a key that didn't belong to her.”

All stories must start with the above first line, and you cannot change it in any way unless otherwise indicated.

Fiction: All stories must be written with the first line provided. The line cannot be altered in any way, unless otherwise noted by the editors. The story should be between 300 and 5,000 words (this is more like a guideline and not a ...


Continue reading...
 

Cross Your Fingers

July 2, 2022
Cross Your Fingers

Cross Your Fingers is our middle grade and early reader imprint. Cross Your Fingers books are chapter books for young readers with engaging and educational stories that will keep them hooked on reading as a lifelong passion. These books can be nonfiction or fiction, but the manuscript must tell a great story or capture readers with fascinating information.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slad...

Continue reading...
 

Snapshot Press eChapbook Awards

July 1, 2022
Snapshot Press eChapbook Awards

The Snapshot Press eChapbook Awards are international annual prizes for unpublished small collections of haiku, tanka, and other short poetry.

The closing date for entries is July 31, 2022. The winners will be announced on September 30, 2022. Entry fee: $20. Award winners will have their collections published online by Snapshot Press.


Continue reading...
 

WOW! Women On Writing 2022 Quarterly Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

June 30, 2022
WOW! Women On Writing 2022 Quarterly Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

Seeking creative nonfiction essays on any topic (200 - 1000 words) and in any style -- from personal essay and memoir to lyric essay and hybrid, and more! The mission of this contest is to reward bravery in real-life storytelling and create an understanding of our world through thoughtful, engaging narratives.    

Electronic submissions via email only; reprints are okay; sim...


Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: July

June 29, 2022
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: July    

CSPS Monthly contests are 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 this website, our blogsite, or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entered.

All contests are judged by Alice Pero,...


Continue reading...
 

Cisco Writers Club 46th Annual Contest

June 28, 2022
Cisco Writers Club 46th Annual Contest       

Deadline: July 31, 2022.

Who may enter: Anyone, anywhere! You do not have to be a Cisco Writers Club member. Judges may enter any category except the one they are judging.

Cash awards: $100, $50, $10, and $5 respectively will be made to judges' determinations of first, second, third and honorable mention. Additionally, the David Autry Sweepstakes Award is $250; ten other special awards are $50 each.

Fees: $5.00...


Continue reading...
 

Haiku Society of America Haiku, Senryu, & Haibun Annual Contests

June 27, 2022

Haiku Society of America Haiku, Senryu, & Haibun Annual Contests  http://www.hsa-haiku.org/hsa-contests.htm

The Annual Harold G. Henderson Awards for Best Unpublished Haiku
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2022.
Entry fee: You may enter 5 haiku for $7
Awards: First Prize, $200; Second Prize, $150; Third Prize, $100. Winning haiku will be published in Frogpond and on the HSA Web site.

The Annual Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Best Unpublished Senryu
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2022.
Entry fee: You m...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

July 5, 2022
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Annual Contest

Deadline: August 1, 2022

25 categories to enter including: Sharing, A Caregivers Big Heart, Special People, First Impressions, A Special Occasion, Mother, Enduring Faith, Siblings, Wife, Grandparents, Teacher, Patriotism, Identify the art on which poem is based, Random Acts of Kindness, Mother-Daughter, Late-in-Life-Love, Mental Health, History, Education, A Fairy’s Enchanted Wand, Poet’s Choice, and more.

Entry fee: is for entire contest - $15 for non-members, (fee covers one or all categories. Prizes: $5-$50.

 

The Sun Magazine: Reader Write Column: The Phone

July 4, 2022
The Sun Magazine Readers Write Column: The Phone

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 includ...


Continue reading...
 

Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

July 3, 2022
Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Contest

Deadline: August 1, 2022

Entry fee: $5 per poem   Prizes: $15 - $100

10 categories to enter including loss, humor, women and science, nature, love, music and more.


Continue reading...
 

The First Line: Fall Contest

July 2, 2022
The First Line: Fall Contest      

“Lily unlocked the back door of the thrift store using a key that didn't belong to her.”

All stories must start with the above first line, and you cannot change it in any way unless otherwise indicated.

Fiction: All stories must be written with the first line provided. The line cannot be altered in any way, unless otherwise noted by the editors. The story should be between 300 and 5,000 words (this is more like a guideline and not a ...


Continue reading...
 

Cross Your Fingers

July 2, 2022
Cross Your Fingers

Cross Your Fingers is our middle grade and early reader imprint. Cross Your Fingers books are chapter books for young readers with engaging and educational stories that will keep them hooked on reading as a lifelong passion. These books can be nonfiction or fiction, but the manuscript must tell a great story or capture readers with fascinating information.

from: C. Hope Clark
The Carolina Slad...

Continue reading...
 

Snapshot Press eChapbook Awards

July 1, 2022
Snapshot Press eChapbook Awards

The Snapshot Press eChapbook Awards are international annual prizes for unpublished small collections of haiku, tanka, and other short poetry.

The closing date for entries is July 31, 2022. The winners will be announced on September 30, 2022. Entry fee: $20. Award winners will have their collections published online by Snapshot Press.


Continue reading...
 

WOW! Women On Writing 2022 Quarterly Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

June 30, 2022
WOW! Women On Writing 2022 Quarterly Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

Seeking creative nonfiction essays on any topic (200 - 1000 words) and in any style -- from personal essay and memoir to lyric essay and hybrid, and more! The mission of this contest is to reward bravery in real-life storytelling and create an understanding of our world through thoughtful, engaging narratives.    

Electronic submissions via email only; reprints are okay; sim...


Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: July

June 29, 2022
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contest: July    

CSPS Monthly contests are 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 this website, our blogsite, or postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entered.

All contests are judged by Alice Pero,...


Continue reading...
 

Cisco Writers Club 46th Annual Contest

June 28, 2022
Cisco Writers Club 46th Annual Contest       

Deadline: July 31, 2022.

Who may enter: Anyone, anywhere! You do not have to be a Cisco Writers Club member. Judges may enter any category except the one they are judging.

Cash awards: $100, $50, $10, and $5 respectively will be made to judges' determinations of first, second, third and honorable mention. Additionally, the David Autry Sweepstakes Award is $250; ten other special awards are $50 each.

Fees: $5.00...


Continue reading...
 

Haiku Society of America Haiku, Senryu, & Haibun Annual Contests

June 27, 2022

Haiku Society of America Haiku, Senryu, & Haibun Annual Contests  http://www.hsa-haiku.org/hsa-contests.htm

The Annual Harold G. Henderson Awards for Best Unpublished Haiku
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2022.
Entry fee: You may enter 5 haiku for $7
Awards: First Prize, $200; Second Prize, $150; Third Prize, $100. Winning haiku will be published in Frogpond and on the HSA Web site.

The Annual Gerald Brady Memorial Awards for Best Unpublished Senryu
Deadline: In hand by July 31, 2022.
Entry fee: You m...

Continue reading...
 

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