Portland Review Portland Review has opened up submissions during the month of Feb. for their spring 2016 issue. They are accepting works across the genres of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and art. They will also be holding a Spring 2016 short fiction contest in which the winner will receive $500. The selected story will be featured […]

AWP Conference and Submissions The Association of Writers and Writing Programs is currently accepting submissions in poetry, nonfiction and fiction. The winners in each category will receive $500 that may be placed towards the cost of attendance at any of their festivals, retreats or other activities. They’ll be hosting a Tweet chat on Feb 16 […]

riverSedge riverSedge is accepting submissions for their next publication until March 1. There is a $5 reading fee, but the winners in each of 3 categories (poetry, prose, and art) will receive a $300 prize. You are allowed multiple submissions in every genre and only work that is currently unpublished is eligible for entry. They […]

Fiction International Fiction International is accepting submissions to their upcoming issue until Feb. 15, 2016. The theme is taboo and works should have something to do with that theme. They are accepting fiction, non-fiction and indeterminate prose up to 5,500 words and also visuals. You can read some examples of past work that has been […]

Writing Contests

January 21, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Martha’s Vineyard 2016 Writing Contest Submissions are being accepted for the Martha’s Vineyard 2016 Writing Contest between now and March 20. There will be 2 winners (one for poetry and one for fiction) and each will receive the full payment to attend a week of their choice at the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing […]

Porter Fleming Literary Competition Submissions for the Porter Fleming Literary Competition are open from now until Feb. 5, 2016. There are 4 categories in which you may enter work which are: fiction, nonfiction, poetry and one-act plays. Fiction and nonfiction should only be a maximum of 2,500 words. Poetry is limited to 3 poems per […]

Zócalo Public Square The Zócalo Public Square Poetry Prize  awards  U.S. poets whose work “evokes a connection to a place.” They are currently accepting submissions from now until Feb. 5, 2016. Eligible work must be previously unpublished and the author’s original work. The winner will be announced in March and the winning poet will receive […]

Palaver UNCW’s online interdisciplinary journal hosted by their Graduate Liberal Arts program publishes bi-monthly in December and May. They are currently seeking submissions for their next issue, following the release of their most recent issue. Palaver seeks submissions that break the rules and don’t confine themselves to a single discipline. They publish both academic and […]

Funding Available!

December 14, 2015 | Leave a Comment

The Savannah writing department is pleased to announce the availability of funds for writing students seeking to submit their best work to literary contests and residencies. How does it work? 1. Submit your best work to a reputable publisher, journal or magazine’s writing contest, grant or residency competition. 2. Pay the contest entry fee (which […]

Catfish Creek This is the last call for submissions to Catfish Creek, the undergraduate literary journal by Loras College. The last day to submit is Dec. 10. All submissions should be sent electronically to Catfish(dot)Creek(at)loras(dot)edu.  Please label your email with the genre of your work and the title. Straight genre writing will not be considered, but […]

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