Poetry

Artificium short fiction and poetry contest

Artificium is currently accepting submissions for our short fiction, poetry and very short fiction competitions. We are looking for accomplished writing, full of style and intelligence, demonstrating a passion for language. Plots and themes that intrigue, captivate and make us think. Any genre, as long as the quality of writing is high. Entries for our …

Published: June 18, 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

Write on the Sound

The three-day conference focused on the craft of writing offers over 30 sessions for the beginning, intermediate and advanced writer. Sessions are presented by published authors, writing instructors and publication trade professionals. The sessions are a mix of how-to/hands-on workshops and panel discussions regarding fiction, nonfiction, poetry and specialty topics. The conference includes featured speakers, …

Published: June 12, 2015

2015 Sequestrum New Writer Awards

Sequestrum is pleased to announce our New Writer Awards, in which over $500 will be awarded to up-and-coming writers and poets. The contest will accept both prose (fiction & creative nonfiction) and poetry submissions, with first-prize winners selected in each genre. Tentative end date November 15, 2015. Fiction and nonfiction entries up to 10,000 words …

Published: June 12, 2015

Tethered by Letters’ Summer 2015 Literary Contest

We are currently accepting submissions for our short story contest (1,000 to 7,500 words, open genre), flash fiction contest (55, 250 or 500 words), and poetry contest (max of three pages per poem). TBL strives to publish writers with engaging stories, vivid characters and fresh writing styles. All winners will be published in F(r)iction. All …

Published: June 12, 2015

Big Pond Rumours, the International Literary e-Zine

Big Pond Rumours has two issues each year with a contest in every issue. We usually have 2 independent judges as well. The deadline for Summer is June 30 and the deadline for winter is November 30. Visit the site at http://www.big-pond-rumours.com/ to check out the latest issue and our archives.

Published: June 11, 2015

The Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award

The purpose of the Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award™ is to honor the best books readily available to a North American audience in any format within the past year. The categories include both fiction and nonfiction.

Published: June 10, 2015

William Faulkner Writing Competition

The William Faulkner Writing Competition is accepting submissions in the categories of novel, short story, one-act play and poetry. Deadline for novel is July 15, 2015. Deadline for other categories is July 31. Cash prizes awarded in all categories.

Published: June 8, 2015

Poetry Contest

Our first annual poetry contest is now taking submissions. Submit up to three poems per submission. Deadline will be August 14, 2015. There is no entry fee. Winner will be published. We may offer publication to additional finalists.

Published: June 8, 2015