NCW Poetry Contest

Northern Colorado Writers is hosting its 3rd annual nationwide poetry competition. You do not need to be in Colorado or a member to enter. Cash prizes and publication in annual anthology for winners, honorable mentions, and editor’s picks. Any style of poetry, up to 250 lines. Final judge is Colorado Poet Laureate David Mason. See …

Published: July 26, 2013

Coffee House Press

Publishes literary novels, full-length short-story collections and essays. Works with emerging and mid-career writers. No genre fiction (mysteries, Gothic romances, Westerns, science fiction) or books for children. Accepts electronic submissions only Sept. 1-Oct. 31 and March 1-April 30.

Published: July 23, 2013

Fourteen Hills

Publishes original fiction, literary nonfiction, poetry and cross-genre work. Submission periods: Sept. 1-Jan. 1 and Feb. 1-July 1. Biannual. Fourteen Hills, Creative Writing Dept., San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, CA 94132. Email from website.

Published: July 23, 2013


Publishes serious fiction, poetry and personal essays, graphic art and occasional screenplays and cartoons. Reading period: Sept. 15-April 15. Triannual. EPOCH magazine, Cornell University, 251 Goldwin Smith Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853 607-255-3385

Published: July 23, 2013


Literary journal publishing new and established writers and artists from both Canada and around the globe. Considers original, unpublished submissions of poetry, short stories, essays, plays, interviews, musical scores, novel excerpts and visual presentations. Quarterly. Notes: No simultaneous submissions. No electronic submissions. Honorarium paid. Descant, P.O. Box 314, Station P, Toronto, ON M5S 2S8, Canada. …

Published: July 23, 2013