Thursday’s Opportunities: something for students, contest ♥’s, writers, artists, poets, zombies & more!

A full list may be found at

 the Opportunities Page

 

Technology Apology Contest

sponsored by Office Depot

submit an esaay of 100-300 words…

deadline July 20, 2010

details @ http://www.technologyapology.com/

 

Dyson in the City Contest

“share urban photos, illustrations, sketches – any artwork that you feel portrays Quebec’s unique city lifestyle…and write an essay…”

submissions by QUEBEC RESIDENTS ONLY

deadline July 23, 2010

details @ http://www.dysoninthecity.com/

 

Nair Step Out Challenge

“Document your experience in a video or written testimonial”

submissions open to ages 16 and up

deadline July 30, 2010

details @ http://nair.myplay.com/sweepstakes

 

The Vilcek Prize For Creative Promise in Literature

open to foreign-born writer who demonstrates outstanding early achievement…

The Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science

open to foreign-born scientist who demonstrates outstanding early achievement…

deadline for Vilcek prizes: July 30, 2010

details for both @ http://www.vilcek.org/print/prizes_creative_promise.php

(scroll down)

 

“How To” Writing Competition

How To Books Ltd, Spring Hill House

seeks “How to articles” on any topic

deadline July 31, 2010

http://www.howto.co.uk/competition.html

 

“I My Hometown” Contest

sponsored by Baymont Inn & Suites

write “a story (up to 100 words) explaining what makes his/her hometown so special”

submissions accepted from legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are age 18 or older

deadline July 31, 2010

details @ http://www.iheartmyhometown.com/

(rules on top right menu—angled)

 

Strange Circle Magazine

accepting short stories, flash fiction, and poetry in the horror and dark fiction genre

submissions “…accepted from anywhere in the World. Entries must be in English.”

deadline July 31, 2010

details @ http://strangecircle.org.uk/Strange_Circle/Strange_Circle__The_Magazine.html

 

Creative Nonfiction

call for submissions:

ISSUE THEME and CONTEST: Food

seeking true stories that incorporate or involve food

deadline September 3, 2010

BOOK PROJECT: Immortality

seeking “…essays from a variety of perspectives on immortality in all its manifestations”

deadline September 17, 2010

CONTEST: Creative Nonfiction’s MFA Program-Off

seeking new work by MFA students for publication in an upcoming issue

deadline November 5, 2010

details for all @ http://www.creativenonfiction.org/thejournal/submittocnf.htm

(scroll down to find all guidelines)

 

Zombie Nation Publishing

seeks stories, poetry, and artwork, for two anthologies:

1) St. Petersburg, FL deadline: August 31st, 2010

2) New York City, NY deadline: December 31st, 2010

“Potential Subject Matter: The homeless population, race and sexuality issues, political figures, current news and media, economic recession, retirement homes, non-profit organizations, tourism, news developments, etc”

details @ http://www.zombienationpublishing.com/call.html

 

The Raleigh Review

accepting poetry, flash fiction, and artwork

no deadline mentioned

details @ http://www.raleighreview.org/Submission_Guidelines.html

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