Open to full-length collections of poetry 50-80 pages and fiction and nonfiction submissions 200-300 pages. All fiction and nonfiction subgenres are eligible. See website for additional contest guidelines.
Send as many submissions of any style as you would like, as long as they are previously unpublished.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 …
Seeks well-crafted, character-driven literary fiction in any genre. Approximately 20 short stories will be published in American Fiction Volume 13: The Best Unpublished Stories by Emerging Writers. Finalist judge is Michael White. Maximum 10,000 words per story. Submit online.
Thurber House is pleased to announce its second annual John E. Nance Writer-in-Residence program for Fall 2013. Candidates for the four-week Writer-in-Residence Program are now being accepted through June 3, 2013. The John E. Nance Writer-in-Residence program is designed to provide a writer with the gift of time to develop a work-in-progress. Applications are now …
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.
Submit the first 50 pages of an unpublished crime literature manuscripts, any subgenre of mystery or thriller welcome. Affiliated with the Killer Nashville conference.
Submit previously unpublished works of fiction up to 8,000 words through online submission manager only. All entrants receive a complimentary one-year membership to Philadelphia Stories. Michael Martone is the 2013 judge.
For previously unpublished work only. Submit 1-3 prose poems and shorts up to 500 words. Finalist judge: Richard Garcia.
Contest is for unpublished and independently published novels.
Enter your previously unpublished poem, short story or flash fiction.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.