Writers, Poets, Visual Artists, Opportunities for You


A full list may be found at

 the Opportunities Page


Be Our Texas Lone Star Contest

Submit an essay 300 words or less along with a photo

Deadline Sept 28 2010

Details @ http://beourtexaslonestar.com/


2010 RES Essay Prize

Sponsored by Oxford Journal: The Review of English Studies

Accepting submissions from grad students

Deadline Sept. 30, 2010

Details @ http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/revesj/essay_awards.html


“Henkel Helps Get Kids Fit” Contest

Winning entry will benefit school  “…public, private or charter, grades Kindergarten through 12”

Deadline September 30, 2010

Details @ http://www.henkelhelps.com/25KSchoolEntryForm.aspx


The 10-Minute Flash Fiction Contest

“…write a great story in ten minutes…A total of 156 winning entries will be chosen and published in a fabulous volume of fresh flash fiction.”

no deadline mentioned

details @ http://writinggroupinabox.com/


Barrier Islands Review

seeking literary poetry and fiction

accepting regular submissions and themed works

September: Magic Realism

October: 1920

November: Science

details @ http://barrierislandsreview.com/html/submissions.html


The Bear Deluxe Magazine

biannual environmental arts publication

seeks artwork, fiction, essays, and poetry

send samples (artwork) and brief cover letter

details @ http://www.orlo.org/orlo

(use tab on top for magazine link, then click on submissions)


Bestiary Magazine

seeks poetry and artwork for unique journal

rolling submissions: themed monthly

details @ http://www.bestiarymagazine.com/submissions/


Blast Furnace

seeks poetry for new journal

no deadline mentioned



Collective Fallout

seeks short stories, novelette, poetry, drama, graphic novel and comic book pages, art and photography

for themed issues:

Gothic Issue reading July 1 through September 15, 2010

Fantastic Issue reading November 1 through January 15, 2011

Futuristic Issue reading March 1 through May 15, 2011

details for all @ http://collectivefallout.com/submission-guidelines/



seeking short stories, flash fiction and creative nonfiction (no unsolicited poetry)

theme for October issue: Russia

deadline Sept. 15, 2010

details @ http://www.litro.co.uk/index.php/submissions/



seeks poetry

Theme for December 2010 issue theme: All in the Family

reading July 1–September 1, 2010

Theme for June 2011 issue: First Time

reading February 1–April 1, 2011

details @ http://tebotbach.org/spillway.html


Sunland Journal

accepting from authors in Columbia River region (WA & OR)

seeks fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction

deadline September 15 2010

details @ http://sunlandjournal.com/?page_id=39


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