Fables have been a part of storytelling as long as we’ve been telling stories. Fables do more than entertain: they also present a lesson or attempt to teach a moral. Traditionally, fables feature anthropomorphic animals as main character(s). For the best chance of winning this writing contest, your story or poem should feature at least …
We are once again offering a FREE 6-MONTH FELLOWSHIP to theOffice. theOffice is a quiet, communal workspace in Brentwood, CA. Our members get free coffee & tea, wifi, Aeron chairs and peace of mind, all in the company of likeminded writers. The fellowship works like this: You send us a sample of your best piece …
Willow Springs Editions, in collaboration with Lost Horse Press, invites submissions for The 2014 Spokane Prize for Short Fiction. To enter, please submit a book-length manuscript. Manuscripts should be no less than 98 pages (there is no maximum page count) and contain at least 3 short stories. Manuscripts should be organized with page numbers and …
Brighthorse Books will award three book prizes for 2014: $1,000 and publication for a novel, a collection of poetry and a collection of short fiction. Reading period: Feb 15-June 15. $25 entry fee. All manuscripts entered will be considered for publication. Submit through https://brighthorsebooks.submittable.com/submit.
Submit to one of four divisions: nonfiction, fiction, children’s literature or poetry. Enter by postal mail or email.
Accepting entries in eight categories: novel, novella, book-length narrative nonfiction, novel-in-progress, short story, essay, poetry and short story by a high school student. Only unpublished work accepted. No self-published or web-published material. See website for category details. Submit by regular mail.
Enter any original short story, essay or other work of prose up to 6,000 words. Submit through online submission manager.
Open to writers who have yet to publish a book, including chapbooks, eBooks and self-published works. Fiction or nonfiction under 6,000 words or between 3-5 pages of poetry accepted. Submit via online submission form.
Submit in three categories: fiction (up to 3,000 words), creative nonfiction (up to 4,000 words) or poetry (suite of five related poems, 15 pages max). Submit via regular mail or online submission form.
Awarded annually to an American author of a first fiction novel-in-progress. Submit via regular mail or online submission form. Submit a two-page (maximum) outline of the entire novel and the first 50 pages.