Amazon Novel Contest, Meditation Poetry Contest, and More…

Heads up: Amazon Novel Award Contest…

The 2011 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award

sponsored by, along with Penguin Group (USA) and CreateSpace

this fourth annual contest offers “two grand prizes: one for General Fiction and one for Young Adult Fiction”

opens Jan 24 – closes Feb 6, 2011



2011 Spirit First Meditation Poetry Contest

“…theme of meditation, mindfulness, stillness, or silence. Poems may reflect any discipline, any faith, or none…”

deadline January 31, 2011

details @



seeks short fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and visual art

“The theme for Issue 7 is Sacred, but we accept themed and unthemed work alike.”

deadline February 28, 2011

details @


Graywolf Press

seeking  “…high quality literary fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that combines a distinct voice with a distinct vision …”

open for subs Jan, May, Sep – annually

details @


 opportunities page

for more January deadlines check “Quick Finds” in the right margin

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