American Chordata, a new literary magazine, is looking for short works of original fiction, nonfiction and poetry. They also welcome art and photography submissions. The deadline for Issue Two is this Friday, July 31. Read the submission guidelines for more information. (Note: One of the cofounders, Zach Fruit, is originally from Savannah.)

Submit work for the Short Story Award for New Writers The Masters Review Short Story Award for New Writers recognizes the best piece of fiction under 6,000 words with $2,000, publication and agency review by Curtis Brown’s Katherine Fausset. Second and third place stories also receive agency review, publication, and $200 and $100 respectively. The […]

Rivet: the journal of writing that risks,  is dedicated to not only publishing the best experimental, genre-bending work, but also to restoring the author-editor relationship. Rivet seeks to develop and nurture writers. Submit your work now.  

The editors of Chautauqua are seeking short stories, poems, and nonfiction pieces that address significant public and private experience through the lens of Americana. We’re looking for work that goes beyond personal nostalgia, patriotic celebration, or political argument and engages the essence of what the idea of America means, noting that multiple nations share the […]

South Magazine seeks SCAD Writing bloggers. Gain work experience, publish, and develop your portfolio. Email Web Editor (and SCAD Writer!) Nicole Palpal-latoc: * 2-3 samples of your blog work * a short paragraph about what section of the South Blog you’d like to write for and why: Health & Wellness, Eat, Play, Stay, Shop, and Go.

There’s only one week left to enter the SCAD Writers’ Studio 2015 Writing Contest. “It could have been worse.”   Guidelines • Your entry must begin with the line, “It could have been worse.” • Entries should be double-spaced, in 12 pt font. • Entries must be between 600 and 750 words. • Put only […]

The “New York Times” is inviting college students nationwide to open their hearts and laptops and write an essay that describes what love is like for them today. Modern Love has held this contest twice over the last seven years, and the response from thousands of students at hundreds of colleges and universities was overwhelming […]

            NEW PRIZE LAUNCHED FOR FOR A POEM WRITTEN BY AN ADULT FOR CHILDREN The Caterpillar – the junior version of the arts and literature magazine The Moth – has launched a new poetry competition for adults writing for children (aged 7–11). The magazine, which includes poems and stories for […]

SCAD eLearning seeks writers The SCAD eLearning department is looking for part-time writers to work as part of the development team. If you are interested, apply now at SCAD Jobs. Sign up for Savannah elective courses Media Ethics WRIT 430 (CRN 22468) MW at 2 p.m. Taught by visiting writer Richard Babcock Babcock served as […]

The Center for Women Writers is excited about the opportunity to discover and encourage writers through their International Literary Awards. For the 2015 contest, the Reynolds Price Short Fiction Award for a short story up to 5,000 words will be judged by award-winning author Kris Saknussemm, the Penelope Niven Creative Nonfiction Award for a work […]

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