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Essaymama’s Summer Essay Writing Contest

Terms and Conditions Deadline – October 1, 2015. Submit your essays from July 6 until October 1, 2015. Judging Criteria Essays will be checked by EssayMama team of professional writers and editors from October 1 to October 8, 2015. Scale – from 0 to 100 points. You can get extra points for extra social sharing (see …

Published: July 13, 2015

Rollick Magazine – Call for Submissions on Theme of Frantic

Submissions are now open for Rollick’s Frantic issue. Reverberating with frenetic energy and endless possibilities, frantic declares a high-octane existence in a brave new world. Frantic connotes rapid movement, bustling cities and converging (even conflicting) ambitions. It may be overtly frenzied or concealed behind a shroud of disquiet and secret. Rollick’s mandate is to attract …

Published: July 4, 2015

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers

Join Nimrod International Journal for an all-day writing conference with workshops in fiction, poetry, memoir, young adult fantasy, finding a literary agent and more. Also featured will be panel discussions, readings, and the chance to sit down for a one-on-one editing session with an experienced editor. Key guests include fiction writers Karen Russell and Molly …

Published: June 29, 2015

First Annual Short Fiction and Non-Fiction Contest

Story|Houston is looking for previously unpublished narratives of 3,000 to 6,000 words. Guest judge Lacy M. Johnson, author of the memoirs Trespasses and The Other Side, says, “Send me stories (fictional or nonfictional) that are at once urgent and elegant, risky and insightful; that have never been told before, that burst at the seams, that …

Published: June 29, 2015

Di Angelo Publications

We are a modernized publishing firm with an interest in all genres. We accept submissions at [email protected] year round. All submissions are reviewed.

Published: June 29, 2015

TulipTree’s Stories That Need to Be Told Contest

The stories we tell ourselves and each other shape our lives and how we live with others, that’s why we want to hear your stories. Whether you consider it fiction or nonfiction, or even poetry, if it tells a story, it fits!

Published: June 26, 2015

Essay Contest – Biting the Bullet: Women Define Courage

This contest is a women’s mini-memoir essay contest. It is designed to encourage and support confidence in the broad female community by sharing a woman’s panoramic perspective on courage through stories of women living courageously.

Published: June 25, 2015

HIGHFIELD PRESS – “Picture Worth 1000 Words” Summer 2015 Essay Contest

The Highfield Press Summer 2015 Essay Contest is open! We invite writers to submit an unpublished essay (500-1000 words) inspired by the theme, “Summer Reflections” and the given photo. We love the abstract shapes and colors reflected in the gentle waves of the inspiration photo, below. Does it remind you of a romantic lakeside story? …

Published: June 16, 2015

Seeking Humor Books

Humor Writers: here’s a chance to promote your work and for some “overdue recognition.” We are seeking content written with a sense of humor. All genres are accepted as long as humor is a dominant part of the writing. Judges are looking for quality, attention-grabbing prose that make readers smirk, laugh out loud or embrace …

Published: June 15, 2015