Monday’s Contest Posts

Tapestry of Bronze Fall 09 Poetry celebrating

Greek & Roman mythology & Olympian gods:

Poem topic this contest is Demeter aka Ceres,

goddess of the harvest.

Follow email submission carefully.

Enter either under 18 OR 18 and over age group.

Deadline: November 30, 2009


The International Association of Crime Writers is sponsoring

 the 2009 Hammett Prize for “…excellence in the

field of crime-writing…winner receives a ‘Thin Man’ trophy,

designed by sculptor Peter Bolger.”

Submissions nominated by

members of the Nominations Committee


publishers, agents, or authors by December 1, 2009


New Bedlam Spring Thaw Contest

“Imaginations can go wild on this one, so long as they keep

to the general guidelines for the ‘zine, and this theme.”

Deadline: January 29, 2010

(Be sure and read the story behind the story of Bedlam

@ If you’ve experienced the

loss of a loved one to cancer, you have a friend at this site.)


The American Voice in Poetry: the Legacy of

Walt Whitman, Allen Ginsberg, & William Carlos Williams

“We are looking for poems rooted in the literary tradition

that honors place, voice, and specificity.”

Deadline November 15, 2009


Tweeted Saturday: 

InnermoonLit Award for Best First Chapter of a Novel

Brian Agincourt Massey is “weary of fiction contests

that charge entry fees…(these) annual awards for fiction

must be original, unpublished works…”

Deadline March 1, 2010



Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers

annual contest for a First Young Adult Novel

“The award consists of $1,500 in cash


$7,500 advance against royalties.”

Deadline December 31, 2009


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