review seeks essays

categories accepting: personal essay, poetry, newsworthy, book excerpts, etc.

These annual contests offer great opportunities!

2012 Family Circle Fiction Contest seeking original short story fiction up to 2500 words deadline Sept. 7 2012 details   Fifth Annual Life Lessons Essay Contest sponsored by Real Simple Magazine this year’s topic: If you could change one decision that you made in the past, what would it be? accepting essays with word limit […]

writing contest: winner discusses writing with best-selling author and major publisher

Essays will be judged on both style and content, and should be between 500 – 2000 words…

software users creative short story contest

Submit entries (500 words or less) or a video (two minutes or less)…

poetry competition (in English or Dutch) now open

“This competition invites poems in English or Dutch, so Dutch poets please read the Dutch instructions.”

The Forward National Literature Award: Now Accepting Nominations

“…FNL showcases a combination of previously undiscovered and well-known authors based on content, uniqueness, and readability…”

Spotlight: Ron Rauss winner of Cheerios® Spoonfuls of Stories New Author Contest

“The journey that followed winning the contest has been really amazing. I have learned so much about the publishing industry, worked with great people from General Mills, Simon & Schuster and First Book and had the chance to share my story with kids all over the country.”