UNPUBLISHED AUTHORS COMPETITION

CREATIVE UNPUBLISHED AUTHORS PRINT READY COMPETITION

sponsored by Creative Print Publishing Ltd.

seeks novel-length works from unpublished authors

genre entries due the last day of each month, and only accepted during that month

DECEMBER 2011 Young Adult & Teen Fiction
JANUARY 2012 Science Fiction
FEBRUARY 2012 Historical and Mythological
MARCH 2012 Westerns
APRIL 2012 Horror and the Supernatural

details

(scroll past entry form for rules)

 

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journal seeks fiction – theme: bugs!

A Journal of Unlikely Entomology

seeks”Beautifully-written fiction, characters that grab us by the throats and refuse to let go until their stories have been told, worlds that draw us in and demand to be explored…and bugs

Mini-issue 2.5 – Valentine’s Day : deadline Jan. 1, 2012

Mini-issue 3.5 – ‘hello, world’: accepting Jan 1 – Jun 1, 2012

Standard issues released approx. May and Nov annually

details for all

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One press seeking Christmas works and Horror pieces

Magic Cat Press

seeking subs for anthologies

Christmas – poetry, prose and non-fiction with a festive theme

deadline Dec 7, 2011

Horror – poetry, prose and non-fiction in all subgenres

deadline Jan 1, 2012

also accepting synopsis for novel, novella, collection of poetry, and short stories

details for all

 

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Writing Opportunity: Orion

Orion

open for subs 1/15 thru 1/31/10

seeking “…the collision of nature and culture,

the commingling of people and place…”

accepting “unsolicited essays, narrative nonfiction, interviews, profiles, short fiction, picture essays, and portfolios of fine art.”

details @ http://www.orionmagazine.org/index.php/mag/guidelines_for_article_submissions/

 

First Line Prompts, Childhood Theme, Poetry, Short Stories and More

Black Lawrence Press

open submissions: reading “literature and creative non-fiction: novels, memoirs, short story collections, poetry, biographies, cultural studies, and translations from the German and French.”

also sponsor contest w/ fees

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

 

Popshot Magazine

accepting poetry

themed issues: issue 5 – Childhood

deadline for this theme 1/31/11

details @ http://www.popshotpopshot.com/submit.html

  

First Lines: Writing Contests

accepting stories with first line prompts

“…all stories must start with the appropriate first line, and you cannot change it in any way…”

one lines/deadlines vary

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

 

 opportunities page

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Amazon Novel Contest, Meditation Poetry Contest, and More…

Heads up: Amazon Novel Award Contest…

The 2011 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award

sponsored by Amazon.com, 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

details http://www.amazon.com/b?node=332264011

 

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 @ http://www.spiritfirst.org/poetry_contest.html

 

dotdotdash

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 @ http://dotdotdash.org/?page_id=14

 

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 @ http://www.graywolfpress.org/Company_Info/Submission_Guidelines/Graywolf_Press_Submission_Guidelines/127/

 

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Call for Poetry

OW News (monthly poetry newsletter)

Restoration/God Issue

accepting “1 or 2 poems about God… explore your relationship with God whether being strong, somewhat strong or weak to an audience who may know very little about it.”

Deadline is January 20th 2011

 submit to ownews@theagebegins.com

please use  “God poems” in the subject line

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