Humorous Poetry Competition

Enjoy writing poetry? Fancy writing something a little humorous to cheer us all up? Your poem can be about absolutely anything as long as it is amusing and importantly, it can be written in any style. Max 40 lines.

Published: July 29, 2013

Wordweavers India

Wordweavers Contest is an annual writing contest in poetry and other fiction genres. It has reached a successful fifth year in 2013. Our purpose behind the contest is to promote new writers and the habit of reading. Escribes Publications, established in 2007, is a hub for those who love reading and writing. It was launched …

Published: July 26, 2013

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