A Quiet Courage

A Quiet Courage is an online literary journal specializing in tiny words. We publish compelling, poignant, memorable and well-written microfiction and poetry that is 100 words or less. Submit your absolute best work. We accept submissions in Spanish too, with their exact English translations. We are a non-paying market. We don’t charge any submission fees …

Published: August 13, 2015

Kansas Author’s Club

2015 Convention Speakers and Topics Thomas Fox Averill: Know What You’re Doing: Craft, structure, genre, story in fiction writing Mark Bouton: Tips for Writing a Novel Elle Lothlorien: Dating Your Book: Understanding the Amazon Algorithm Through Online Dating Esther Luttrell: Creating Dynamic Dialogue and Believable Characters and Writing and Publishing an Autobiography that’s More than …

Published: August 11, 2015

New Millennium Writings Awards

New Millennium Writings promotes new and emerging writers of poetry, fiction, short-short fiction and nonfiction by showcasing their works alongside profiles and interviews of famous writers and through generous awards that have totaled more than $200,000. Over the past 20 years, New Millennium Writings has: • Published more than 1,500 new and emerging writers • …

Published: July 28, 2015

“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 Previously published or unpublished works are eligible.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This award is for a previously unpublished original collection of poetry.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


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