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IvyZen University Admissions Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: October 20, 2023

IvyZen offers a college admissions consulting scholarship every year to high-achieving, creative writing students who are financially disadvantaged and cannot afford private college admissions consulting. […]
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Blueline Seeks Exceptional Nature Writing

Deadline: November 30, 2023

Blueline: A Literary Magazine Dedicated to the Spirit of the Adirondacks seeks poems, stories, and essays about the Adirondacks and regions similar in geography and […]
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Magazine Stand :: Humana Obscura – Fall/Winter 2023

Featuring work by 53 new, emerging, and established contributors from around the globe.
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Where to Submit Roundup 2023

Where to Submit Roundup: September 22, 2023

41 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes. Happy Friday. And happy autumn (almost!). Summer in Michigan decided to go out on a high note of 80s and mostly sunshine. If you are able to enjoy some of the last throes of summer, do so. If […]
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