Poetry

Founder’s Prize Contest

Guidelines Submissions must be postmarked or submitted online between September 1 – October 31. For additional submission guidelines, visit our general submissions page. ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS (preferred) 1. Group up to 5 previously unpublished poems into one document – upload a single file in .doc or .docx .rtf or .PDF format 2. Cover letter in the …

Published: December 20, 2014

Pacifica Literary Review Poetry Contest (Issue #5)

Pacifica is proud to announce that we will be holding a poetry contest for Issue #5 (Winter 2015), judged by Linda Bierds. To be considered for this contest, you must submit no more than 3 poems to this category in a single document. Authors may submit only once to this contest. Submissions containing more than …

Published: December 17, 2014

Clear Creek Writers 2014 Contest

The Clear Creek Writers invite you to enter our second writing contest. We will accept entries between September 1, 2014 and January 4, 2015. Winners will be announced before the end of January. There Are Two Categories PROSE – fiction – maximum 1500 words – double spaced – 12 point POETRY- any form – any …

Published: December 17, 2014

Book Pipeline

The Book Pipeline Competition, presented by Script Pipeline, is searching for playwrights and authors with material well-suited for film or television adaptation. The winning writer will have meetings with Energy Entertainment (Extant), Benderspink (We’re the Millers, A History of Violence), Lakeshore Entertainment (Million Dollar Baby), and Paradigm to discuss further development. After 12 seasons running …

Published: December 17, 2014

The Art Young Memorial Award for Poetry

There’s an artist, so forgotten, that one almost believes he couldn’t have possibly existed – because when you see what he created, you think, how could somebody with such insight, such clarity, such incite, such vision, ever get lost to the fractals of time…yet this is exactly how one might describe the legacy of Art …

Published: December 16, 2014

2015 GREAT SOUTHWEST BOOK FESTIVAL

The 2015 Great Southwest Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual competition honoring the best books of the late winter/spring season. The Great Southwest Book Festival will consider published and unpublished works in fiction, non-fiction, biography/autobiography, how-to, compilations/anthologies, photography/art, children’s, cookbooks, poetry, spiritual, young adult, business/technology, unpublished manuscripts, wild card (anything …

Published: December 15, 2014

“Portraits” International Call For Writers by ArtAscent

Theme: This call theme is “Portraits” The likeness, personality and mood of a living thing, captured in image and word. What faces will you unveil? Eligible Submissions: Entries may include fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Previously published or unpublished are eligible. Submissions must be the original work of …

Published: December 14, 2014

DreamQuestOne Poetry & Writing Contest – Winter 2014-2015

The Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is open to anyone who enjoys expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of poetry or writing a story that is worth telling everyone! Welcome to all having the ability to dream… Write a poem or short story for a chance to win cash …

Published: December 13, 2014

The Sakura Award

Enter your unpublished Fiction or Poetry manuscript and you could win an publishing contract plus 500 dollars! THE SAKURA AWARD We want to read a fiction manuscript that blows us away, takes us into the hearts and minds of people we never imagined we could care about, and involve us deep into something creatively wonderful. …

Published: December 12, 2014

Maryland Writers’ Association 2014 Literary Contest

“To survive, you must tell stories.” Umberto Eco So, here we go, fellow writers, poets, novelists: Get busy. Dust off your drafts and start editing. Or start with a sparkling white page (screen) and fill it up. Then send us your best work for a chance to see it in print. And celebrate with us.

Published: December 12, 2014