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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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




Over 40,000 copies sold! 


Focus on the Family Magazine: Preparing for Easter

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 refine your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is only for North American authors.

Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: March 30, 2020
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home (these need to be practical, hands-on articles that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can immediately try)
 

Saturday Writers: March Poetry Contest

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

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Saturday Evening Post Limerick Laughs Contest

March 23, 2020

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Shenandoah Literary Journal

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...

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Omnidawn Single Poem Broadside Contest

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...


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Saturday Writers: February Poetry Contest

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

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

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

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

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...
 

Focus on the Family Magazine: Preparing for Easter

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 refine your voice as an author. At this time, this call for submissions is only for North American authors.

Word count: 50 to 300 words
Rights: First nonexclusive rights
Payment: $50, on acceptance
Due date: March 30, 2020
Byline: Yes — whether in print or online
Audience: Parents with children in the home (these need to be practical, hands-on articles that you or someone you know have done and that other parents can immediately try)
 

Saturday Writers: March Poetry Contest

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

March 23, 2020

Continue reading...
 

Shenandoah Literary Journal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...
 

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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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