Free, weekly writing contest for a cash prize. We collect submissions 24/7; it’s a rolling deadline. Must be age 40 or older to enter a short story. See submissions page for guidelines. Go to our Calendar page and watch the short videos for topic ideas.
The second annual Time & Place Prize is now welcoming submissions from all writing genres. Last year we received wide-ranging entries from four continents. Submissions must be limited to 5,000 words and in PDF or Word formats. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older. The winner of the Time & Place Prize is …
$15,000 in prizes. Send your best fiction, poetry or essay for a chance to win. Winners and select runners up will be published in The Missouri Review. Enter by mail or online. Entry fee includes a one-year subscription to The Missouri Review. For more information visit the Missouri Review website.
Entice us. Submit the opening (up to 1500 words) of your book (any genre) to Writer Advice’s 2nd Scintillating Starts Contest. All finalists are winners (small cash award) & can say that to prospective publishers. Deadline: 10/18/13. Details at www.writeradvice.com.
The Anaphora Literary Press was started as an academic press with the publication of the Pennsylvania Literary Journal (PLJ) in 2009. In the Winter of 2010, Anaphora began accepting book-length submissions. Anaphora has now published over 60 creative and non-fiction books. John Paul Jaramillo’s collection of short stories received an honorable mention for the Latino …
Offers concentrations in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, memoir, playwriting, screenwriting, graphic novels and cross-genre
Ranked among the top low-residency MFA creative writing programs in the country, Lesley University’s MFA Program in Creative Writing nurtures and challenges your literary promise through rich mentor relationships and interdisciplinary study. The 2-year MFA Program in Creative Writing offers five concentrations: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Writing for Stage and Screen and Writing for Young People.