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





California State Poetry Society: April

March 28, 2017
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: 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 postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entered. You’ll need to register on the website to submit to the monthly contest. It is free to register. Then you may submit entries via postal mail by following the instructions on the Contests tab. Except in extraordinary circumstances, we don’t take submissions by email for the contests.
 
All contests are blind judged by qualified senior poets. The 1st place winner receives ½ of the prize pool for pools less than $100. For pools of $100 or more, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners receive $50, $10 and $5, respectively. All of the winners for the year are listed in the first CSPS Newsbriefs of the following year.
 
The current monthly contest topics for April is: Travel, History, Mythology, Other Cultures (other times, other places, alternate worlds)


 

Cicada YA/Teen Literary Magazine: Aliens

March 27, 2017
Cicada YA/Teen Literary Magazine: Aliens
 
Call for Submissions: Aliens
Deadline: April 27, 2017
 
Cicada YA/teen lit magazine seeks fiction, poetry, comics, and essays on the theme of Aliens. Tell us a story of a stranger in a strange land, whether they be a three-headed visitor from the Andromeda Galaxy or just someone trying to navigate an unfamiliar place. Of course, feeling like an alien does not always ha...

Continue reading...
 

Spider & Cricket: Folktales, Myths, & Legends

March 26, 2017
Spider and Cricket Magazines: Folktales, Myths, and Legends
 
SPIDER, a literary magazine for children, features fresh and engaging literature, poems, articles, and activities for newly independent readers. Editors seek energetic, beautifully crafted submissions with strong “kid appeal” (an elusive yet recognizable quality, often tied to high-interest elements such as humor, adventure, and suspense).
 
We h...

Continue reading...
 

Arkansas Writers Conference Contest

March 25, 2017
Arkansas Writers Conference Contest
 
$20 to enter any or all contests.
 
Postmark deadline: April 27th, 2017
 
12 contests to enter including: short story, free verse poetry, nonfiction essay, Christian flash writing, tourism essay, rhymed poetry, humor, memoir, mystery, humorous fantasy, song lyrics, and more.
 
Prizes range from $10 - $100.



Continue reading...
 

Wild Voices, Volume 2

March 25, 2017
Wild Voices, Volume 2
 
Wildflower Poetry Press is an independent publisher of poetry books, specializing in short poetry & art. They publish collections of single poets, as well as anthologies. They are currently looking for short poems for their second volume of wild voices: an anthology of short poetry & art by women. Previously published poems are okay with publication credit.
 
The cool part is, 10% of profits for every Wildflower Poetry ...

Continue reading...
 

Structo Lenten Psalms Translations Contest

March 24, 2017
Structo Lenten Psalms Translations Contest
 
Lent is here and Structo is holding its fourth Lenten psalms translation contest. We’re looking for free translations from the biblical psalms.
 
Lent. Translations. Biblical. Psalms. These words might bring up some questions. What’s Lent got to do with poetry in translation? Nothing and lots. Lent is a traditionally time set aside for reflection. We think poetry is a gr...

Continue reading...
 

Common Good Books Poetry Contest: Poems of Experience

March 23, 2017
Common Good Books Poetry Contest: Poems of Experience
 
We are now accepting entries for “‘Poems of Experience: The Fifth Annual Common Good Books Poetry Contest.” Sharpen your pencil, and tell us what’s happened to you. Ten poets will receive prizes of $250 each for their poems of particular merit. Entries to “Poems of Experience” may be any poetic form. Mail your poem to Common Good Books, postmarked no later than April 15, 2017.
Continue reading...
 

2017 New Ohio Reivew Contest

March 22, 2017
2017 New Ohio Review Contest
 
Judges: Fiction: Colm Toibin, Nonfiction: Phillip Lopate, Poetry: Rosanna Warren
Contest submissions run until April 15, 2017
Entry Fee: $20 (with a one-year subscription included)
Prizes:  $1,000 prize in each genre
 
Entrants may submit up to six single-spaced pages of poetry or 20 double-spaced pages of prose. If you are submitting through our online system, we prefer Microsoft Word documents (.doc or .docx). Cont...

Continue reading...
 

Passager Poetry Contest

March 22, 2017
Passager: A Press for Writers Over 50 Poetry Contest
 
Welcome to Passager! We publish two issues a year, an Open Issue (fall/winter), and a Poetry Contest issue (spring/summer). We urge you to become familiar with Passager before submitting work. Browse some previously published work, or order sample copies.
 
2017 Poetry Contest
Submit poems for the contest issue between February 15 and April 15, 2017. Please send a hard copy or use Submittable...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Ambassador of Poetry Award

March 21, 2017
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Ambassador of Poetry Award
 
Deadline:  April 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.



Continue reading...
 

California State Poetry Society: April

March 28, 2017
California State Poetry Society Monthly Contests: 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 postmarked during the month of the contest in which they are entered. You’ll need to register on the website to submit to the monthly contest. It is free to register. Then you may submit entries via postal mail by following the instructions on the Contests tab. Except in extraordinary circumstances, we don’t take submissions by email for the contests.
 
All contests are blind judged by qualified senior poets. The 1st place winner receives ½ of the prize pool for pools less than $100. For pools of $100 or more, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners receive $50, $10 and $5, respectively. All of the winners for the year are listed in the first CSPS Newsbriefs of the following year.
 
The current monthly contest topics for April is: Travel, History, Mythology, Other Cultures (other times, other places, alternate worlds)


 

Cicada YA/Teen Literary Magazine: Aliens

March 27, 2017
Cicada YA/Teen Literary Magazine: Aliens
 
Call for Submissions: Aliens
Deadline: April 27, 2017
 
Cicada YA/teen lit magazine seeks fiction, poetry, comics, and essays on the theme of Aliens. Tell us a story of a stranger in a strange land, whether they be a three-headed visitor from the Andromeda Galaxy or just someone trying to navigate an unfamiliar place. Of course, feeling like an alien does not always ha...

Continue reading...
 

Spider & Cricket: Folktales, Myths, & Legends

March 26, 2017
Spider and Cricket Magazines: Folktales, Myths, and Legends
 
SPIDER, a literary magazine for children, features fresh and engaging literature, poems, articles, and activities for newly independent readers. Editors seek energetic, beautifully crafted submissions with strong “kid appeal” (an elusive yet recognizable quality, often tied to high-interest elements such as humor, adventure, and suspense).
 
We h...

Continue reading...
 

Arkansas Writers Conference Contest

March 25, 2017
Arkansas Writers Conference Contest
 
$20 to enter any or all contests.
 
Postmark deadline: April 27th, 2017
 
12 contests to enter including: short story, free verse poetry, nonfiction essay, Christian flash writing, tourism essay, rhymed poetry, humor, memoir, mystery, humorous fantasy, song lyrics, and more.
 
Prizes range from $10 - $100.



Continue reading...
 

Wild Voices, Volume 2

March 25, 2017
Wild Voices, Volume 2
 
Wildflower Poetry Press is an independent publisher of poetry books, specializing in short poetry & art. They publish collections of single poets, as well as anthologies. They are currently looking for short poems for their second volume of wild voices: an anthology of short poetry & art by women. Previously published poems are okay with publication credit.
 
The cool part is, 10% of profits for every Wildflower Poetry ...

Continue reading...
 

Structo Lenten Psalms Translations Contest

March 24, 2017
Structo Lenten Psalms Translations Contest
 
Lent is here and Structo is holding its fourth Lenten psalms translation contest. We’re looking for free translations from the biblical psalms.
 
Lent. Translations. Biblical. Psalms. These words might bring up some questions. What’s Lent got to do with poetry in translation? Nothing and lots. Lent is a traditionally time set aside for reflection. We think poetry is a gr...

Continue reading...
 

Common Good Books Poetry Contest: Poems of Experience

March 23, 2017
Common Good Books Poetry Contest: Poems of Experience
 
We are now accepting entries for “‘Poems of Experience: The Fifth Annual Common Good Books Poetry Contest.” Sharpen your pencil, and tell us what’s happened to you. Ten poets will receive prizes of $250 each for their poems of particular merit. Entries to “Poems of Experience” may be any poetic form. Mail your poem to Common Good Books, postmarked no later than April 15, 2017.
Continue reading...
 

2017 New Ohio Reivew Contest

March 22, 2017
2017 New Ohio Review Contest
 
Judges: Fiction: Colm Toibin, Nonfiction: Phillip Lopate, Poetry: Rosanna Warren
Contest submissions run until April 15, 2017
Entry Fee: $20 (with a one-year subscription included)
Prizes:  $1,000 prize in each genre
 
Entrants may submit up to six single-spaced pages of poetry or 20 double-spaced pages of prose. If you are submitting through our online system, we prefer Microsoft Word documents (.doc or .docx). Cont...

Continue reading...
 

Passager Poetry Contest

March 22, 2017
Passager: A Press for Writers Over 50 Poetry Contest
 
Welcome to Passager! We publish two issues a year, an Open Issue (fall/winter), and a Poetry Contest issue (spring/summer). We urge you to become familiar with Passager before submitting work. Browse some previously published work, or order sample copies.
 
2017 Poetry Contest
Submit poems for the contest issue between February 15 and April 15, 2017. Please send a hard copy or use Submittable...

Continue reading...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Ambassador of Poetry Award

March 21, 2017
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Ambassador of Poetry Award
 
Deadline:  April 15
Subject:  Poet’s Choice
Form:  Poet's Choice
Line Limit:  40 Lines
Prizes:  $50     $30     $20
Entry fee: $3
 
Poems must NOT have been previously published or won ANY prize.



Continue reading...
 

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