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Short Story Competition 2018: My Best Story

You fully own the rights of your wondrous hard-worked short stories! Winners grant The Short Story Project the right to publish winning short stories online. You may submit any story that you own the rights to, whether it was previously published online or not.

Published: August 27, 2018

Third Wednesday One Sentence Poetry Contest

Whether it’s an American Sentence, Haiku(ish) or just a great poetic sentence, we want to see what you can pack into the basic building block of literature, the sentence. Visit our website to see examples of winning poems. The Simple Rules: Each poem should have a title and should consist of a single English sentence …

Published: August 17, 2018

$4000 Palette Poetry Prize

We are thrilled to offer the Palette Poetry Prize this year: $4000 and publication with Palette Poetry. We are seeking one excellent poem that speaks to what poetry is and can be for our world today. Send us your incandescent heart on the page. The winner will be selected by our guest judge, Shane McCrae

Published: August 17, 2018

Third Wednesday One Sentence Poetry Contest

Whether it’s an American Sentence, Haiku(ish) or just a great poetic sentence, we want to see what you can pack into the basic building block of literature, the sentence. The Simple Rules: Each poem should have a title and should consist of a single English sentence with conventional punctuation. There is no limit on length. …

Published: August 17, 2018

Humanities Fund- We Do Culture 2018

You can help Humanities Fund build an institutional archive for the right to freedom of expression, a premiere collection of primary sources for future cultural reference. Make a contribution to Humanities Fund and it will be reviewed for publication in the first edition of We Do Culture, the annual anthology coming soon. Proceeds from its …

Published: August 17, 2018

Dog Writers Association of America Annual Writing Contest

The Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA), founded in 1935 is the most recognized professional writing association devoted to dogs. The contest is open to all writers, editors, bloggers, publishers, photographers, artists and others whose work falls into the designated competition categories. Members and non-members may apply. Discounted member entry fees are available to members …

Published: August 17, 2018

Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference

The Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference creates a unique and intimate creative writing experience where writers of all backgrounds, genres, and skill levels gather together and connect through the celebration and study of literary craft, culture, and community. Featuring over 25 faculty members teaching more than 50 sessions, we seek to create a warm …

Published: August 17, 2018

San Antonio Writer’s Guild Annual Contest

The San Antonio Writers’ Guild’s 27th annual writing contest welcomes non-fiction, poetry, and multiple genre categories in long and short fiction. The contest is open to all writers. Entries may include other languages, real or imagined, but must be primarily in English. The deadline for entry is 11/30/2018 with very generous discounts for earlier entries.

Published: August 2, 2018

Tom Ens

Write a sonnet to enter this poetry contest. This is a poem that has 14 lines and a specific rhyme.

Published: August 2, 2018

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers

Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry will host its annual Conference for Readers and Writers at The University of Tulsa on October 20th, 2018. The Conference offers the opportunity to hear from and work with dozens of distinguished authors. This year’s participants include fiction writer Rilla Askew, Oklahoma Book Award winner and author of …

Published: July 6, 2018