Palaver, UNCW’s interdisciplinary journal housed by their Graduate Liberal Studies program, is currently accepting academic submissions that “defy the confines of a single discipline.”  They do not accept works that run longer than 25 pages or previously published work. Submissions are taken year round, but published bi-annually in winter and spring.

Essay Press is conducting their first ever digital chapbook contest. Ideally, they would like manuscripts to be between 30 and 50 pages, but no one will be turned away for having something too short or too long. Accepted genres are the following: lyric essays, prose poems or poetics, experimental biography and autobiography, innovative approaches to […]

Atticus Review Atticus Review is seeking submissions for their Water Issue: At the River’s Edge. They are looking for narratives, literary nonfiction, lyrical essays and reportage up to 7,000 words that fit into the theme of water in some way. It can be why you’re afraid of water or why you love it, as long […]

580 Split is now open for submissions 580 Split is looking for stories, essays, poems, and visual art to publish in their spring 2016 journal. The theme is transcendence and your work should reflect that idea. Previously published work is not accepted, but simultaneous entries are allowed. Do not include contact information on the file […]

Writers of the World

September 30, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Author of the bestselling novel The War of the Roses, Warren Adler, is launching a campaign allowing creative writers to submit their personal stories about why they began writing and why it’s emotionally significant to them. Contributions only need to be a paragraph (about 150-250 words is best) about why they began writing. They will […]

Exit 271: Your Georgia Writer’s Resource looking for submissions The Georgia Writers Association is looking for fiction, creative nonfiction, articles, and poetry for their new digital magazine. Submissions should be previously unpublished work and sent to by Oct. 25. You may submit up to 3 poems and 2 short fiction or creative nonfiction pieces. […]

Writing Contests

September 23, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics essay contest The Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics is looking for full-time juniors and seniors to submit essays on the topic of ethics. In 3,000 to 4,000 words, discuss any issues involving ethics from your own point-of-view. Collaborative pieces are not accepted and you must have a Faculty […]

Submit work to the Caterpillar short story competition The Caterpillar is currently taking submissions to their shorty story competition. The prize is up to €1,000 and publication in the winter issue of their magazine. Submissions must be written for children (aged 7-11), no more than 2,000 words, and must be previously unpublished. The entry fee […]

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 […]

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