Poetry

Call For Writers – Emergence International Literature Competition

$50 cash prize for gold winner. 3 prizes of publication in ArtAscent Art and Literature Journal including links to your website, promotion on ArtAscent website writer directory, and exposure in social media. The competition theme is Mother Earth. The concept evokes visions of environmentalism, spirituality, wellness, cultural unity and responsibility. Who is Mother Earth to …

Published: May 28, 2013

New Millennium Writings Contest

Send as many submissions of any style as you would like, as long as they are previously unpublished. Fiction and nonfiction should be no more than 6,000 words, except short-short fiction, which should be no more than 1,000 words. Poetry entries may include up to three poems but should not exceed five pages total per …

Published: May 28, 2013

Guy Owen Award

Submit 3-5 poems (10 pages maximum), $20 entry fee check or money order, payable to Southern Poetry Review (includes one-year subscription), and SASE for reply only, between March 1 and June 15 (postmarks).  Include contact information on cover sheet only.

Published: May 28, 2013

Tiferet Journal Writing Contest

Seeks writing that expresses a religious or spiritual experience or promotes tolerance. Submit fiction or nonfiction up to 20 pages or submit up to six poems. Online submissions only. All entrants receive a free digital subscription.

Published: May 28, 2013

Aspiring Canadian Poets Contest

The Aspiring Canadian Poets Contest invites unpublished Canadian writers, age 19 and older, to submit one original poem between April 1, 2013 and June 1, 2013. Contest winners will be announced in October 2013.

Published: May 28, 2013

The Bridport Prize

Enter your previously unpublished poem, short story or flash fiction. Poems up to 42 lines, short stories under 5,000 words and flash fiction under 250 words. Open to anyone age 16 and older, including non-UK applicants. See website for proper formatting.

Published: May 28, 2013

Debut-Litzer Award

Hosted by Late Night Library, the contest awards debut fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books published between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2012. Winners selected in each genre. Judged by Paul Collins (nonfiction), Leslie Jamison (fiction), and Traci Brimhall (poetry).

Published: May 28, 2013