Poetry

“Violet” International Call for Artists by ArtAscent

Entries may include fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Previously published or unpublished works are eligible. Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s). Open to international artists. Apply using the online form provided here: https://ArtAscent.com/the-call-for-artists-and-writers/

Published: July 24, 2015

The Magic Oxygen Literary Prize

Short Stories, up to 4,000 words (not including the title) Poetry up to 50 lines (not including title or lines between stanzas) The theme is open. Electronic uploads are preferred but written entries are also accepted. The competition is open to writers all over the world. Entrants must be 16 or older at the time of submission. Entries must …

Published: July 23, 2015

Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award

This award is for a previously unpublished original collection of poetry. Previous applicants are encouraged to submit to the 2015 Benjamin Saltman Award. Entry fee is $25. Name should appear on cover sheet only; 48 page minimum. Send SASE for notification. Entries must be postmarked by August 31. The judge for the Benjamin Saltman Award changes …

Published: July 7, 2015

Red Hen Press Poetry Award

This award is for a previously unpublished poem. Previous applicants are encouraged to submit to the 2015 Red Hen Press Poetry Award. Entry fee is $20 for up to three poems of no more than 120 lines each. Include a cover sheet with your name and title of each poem entered. Name should appear on …

Published: July 6, 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

The Journal/OSU Press Prize

Submissions open September 1st for the annual Charles B. Wheeler Prize in Poetry, sponsored by The Journal. Each year, manuscripts by emerging and established poets are screened, in accordance with CLMP guidelines, by volunteer readers associated with The Journal and OSU. Associate Poetry Editor of OSU Press, Pablo Tanguay, selects semi-finalists and Kathy Fagan, OSU …

Published: July 3, 2015

Artificium

Publishing quality short fiction and poetry three times a year. Launched 2015, the first edition is out December 15. Competitions for short fiction, poetry and very short fiction. No genre restrictions. Work submitted must be previously unpublished. For full info, visit our website or contact us via Twitter: @ArtificiumFict

Published: July 2, 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

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