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History Through Fiction 2024 Short Story Contest flyer

Unleash Your Tale of Yesteryear: Win Cash & Get Published!

Deadline: August 15, 2024

Calling all writers with a passion for the past! History Through Fiction’s annual short story contest is back. Submit your unpublished historical fiction masterpiece between …
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Exploration and Recovery: Mental Illness and The Awakenings Review

Deadline: Year-round

The Awakenings Review is an award-winning literary magazine committed to publishing poetry, short stories, nonfiction, art, and photography by writers and poets who write from …

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Literary Agent Feedback Opportunity from Black Fox Literary Magazine

Application Deadline: June 30, 2024Apply to receive feedback on the first 50 pages of your novel or query letter from a literary agent. Limited spots available. Deadline to apply is June 30, 2024! View flyer for more details and a link to our website.
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Shaping Destiny, Elections Call

Deadline: August 1, 2024The election is looming, and all those thoughts and emotions are getting sharper and at time produce fear and depression. Now is the time to have art be your voice and presence. Visit our website for full information and to submit your work.

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