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Stop by the NewPages Blog every Friday to find writing contests and calls for submissions from literary magazines, independent publishers, creative writing programs, and more, to help you figure out where to submit your work.

Open for Submissions: The Akron Poetry Prize

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Deadline: June 15, 2024
Entry fee: $25
The annual Akron Poetry Prize is now open. The winner receives $1,500 and publication of their book as part of the Akron Series in Poetry. Matthew Olzmann will judge. Other manuscripts may be considered for publication in the series. Submit manuscripts via Submittable from April 15 – June 15, 2024. View flyer and visit our website for complete guidelines.

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Announcing the 2024 RockPaperPoem Poetry Prize

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Deadline: May 31, 2024
The contest is un-themed so any subject is eligible, and all submissions will be considered for publication in the next issue of RockPaperPoem. We’re looking for your three best poems! View our flyer for more information and see complete contest guidelines at our website.

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Extended deadline for Richard Snyder Prize: May 15

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Deadline: May 15, 2024
$1000 and publication with Ashland Poetry Press for an unpublished manuscript of original poetry. No aesthetic preference or requirements; we’re happy to publish someone’s first book or their tenth. We just want books we love. 2024 Judge: Matthew Rohrer. View our flyer. Full guidelines and submission details at our website.

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Weber—The Contemporary West Call for Submissions

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Weber invites submissions in the genres of personal narrative, critical commentary, fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry that offer insight into the environment and culture of the contemporary western United States. Poems and essays published in Weber are considered for our annual awards (O. Marvin Lewis Essay Award $500, Sherwin W. Howard Poetry Award $500). View flyer to learn more and submit via email.

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2024 Catamaran Poetry Prize for West Coast Poets

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Now in its 7th year, the Catamaran Poetry Prize is open to previously unpublished poetry manuscripts across a range of styles, themes, and forms. The prize is only open to West Coast poets living in California, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and Hawaii. See our website and flyer for full details.

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december seeks submissions for the 2024 Curt Johnson Prose Awards

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december seeks submissions for the 2024 Curt Johnson Prose Awards in fiction and creative nonfiction. Prizes each genre: $1,500 & publication (winner); $500 & publication (honorable mention). All finalists will be listed in the 2024 Fall/Winter awards issue. $20 entry fee includes copy of awards issue. All submissions considered for publication. Submit one story or essay up to 8,000 words March 1 to May 1. For complete guidelines and judge information view our flyer and visit our website.

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2nd Annual Changing Light Prize for a Novel-in-Verse

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Deadline: May 25, 2024
Livingston Press is accepting submissions of unpublished manuscripts for its annual Changing Light Prize for a Novel-in-Verse. There is no entry fee. Winner receives $500, publication, twenty copies, and a standard royalty contract. View our flyer and visit our website for guidelines.

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Flying South 2024 Contest is Open

$2,100 in Prizes

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Deadline: May 31, 2024
From March 1 to May 31, Flying South 2024 will be accepting entries for this year’s contest. There will be three categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry. In each of the three categories the awards will be $400 for First Place, $200 for Second Place, and $100 for Third Place. Finalists will be awarded publication in Flying SouthView our flyer and visit our website to learn more.

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Last Call for the Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest

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Winning Writers’ 32nd annual Fiction & Essay Contest has a May 1 deadline. Submit published or unpublished work. Max 6,000 words. Prizes: 2 X $3,500, 10 X $300. Top 12 entries published online. Entry fee: $22. Final judge: Mina Manchester. Co-sponsored by Duotrope and recommended by Reedsy. View flyer to see guidelines and enter online on our website.

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Where to Submit Roundup: April 19, 2024

42 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

Another week is almost behind us. Hopefully you have found some time to write in between taking care of real life, like running your grandfather to multiple doctors’ appointments and getting new hearing aids. If you’re reading to dive into your submission goals this weekend, NewPages has you covered with our weekly roundup.

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Where to Submit Roundup: April 12, 2024

44 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

Hopefully you were able to get out to experience the eclipse. I completely missed out without the glasses to see what had happened, but I was surprised at 94% totality, it did not get that dark in our neck of the woods at all. If the eclipse gave you enough food for your creative hunger and now you need to find a home for your work, NewPages has you covered with our weekly roundup of submission opportunities for the second week of April 2024.

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Where to Submit Roundup: April 5, 2024

45 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

Welcome to the first where to submit roundup for April 2024! The beginning of the month always brings in fresh, new opportunities, doesn’t it? Hard to believe we are a quarter way through the year already. I hope your submission goals are still going strong…I still haven’t started any of mine yet. I have been reading a lot of helpful articles of late and it makes me even more scared to attempt the submission process. But fortune favors the bold…or the brave…or is it both?

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Where to Submit Roundup: March 29, 2024

59 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

Time to wave goodbye to March and begin welcoming April. As there are always tons of deadlines at the beginning, middle, and end of the months, we are here to make sure you don’t miss out on the March 31 and April 1 deadlines with our weekly roundup of submission opportunities.

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Where to Submit Roundup: March 22, 2024

54 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

While spring has sprung, Mother Nature didn’t get the memo and snow is in the forecast. Typical Michigan for you. Since she purred like a contented kitten to start, she has to make sure to roar like the proverbial lion with a thorn in its paw to end it. If you’re also faced with some sad weather this weekend, it’s the perfect excuse to stay indoors and right, edit, and submit. Let’s do our best to keep our submission goals strong. I still haven’t even started on mine this year.

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March 2024 eLitPak :: Writing Contests for the Best Poem and Short Story

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Gival Press is now accepting entries for the Best stand-alone Short Story (prize: $1,000.00) and for the Best Poem about LGBTQ+ life (prize: $500.00). Details about reading fee, etc.: at our Submittable portal. Winners will be published in the online journal, ArLiJo,  which will have an Open Reading Period from March 25 to April 25, 2024. View flyer for more information.

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March 2024 eLitPak :: First Pages Prize – Judge Edwidge Danticat

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Deadline: April 10, 2024 (April 24 extended)
First Pages Prize invites you to enter your first 5 pages of a longer work of fiction or creative nonfiction. Prizes in both fiction & creative nonfiction. 2024 Judge is Edwidge Dandicat! Open to un-agented writers worldwide, the prize supports emerging writers with cash awards, developmental mentoring, & agent consultation. View our flyer and visit our website for full information.

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March 2024 eLitPak :: Last Call! Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest

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Deadline: April 1
Submit one humor poem to Winning Writers’ 2024 contest to win $2,000 and online publication. Accepts published and unpublished work. Co-sponsored by Duotrope. Recommended by Reedsy. Judged by Jendi Reiter and Lauren Singer. Winners announced on August 15. Visit our website and view our flyer for more information.

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March 2024 eLitPak :: 18th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards

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Deadline: March 31, 2024
The 18th annual National Indie Excellence® Awards (NIEA) are open to all English language printed books available for sale, including small presses, mid-sized independent publishers, university presses, and self-published authors. NIEA is proud to be a champion of self-publishing and independent presses. Monetary awards, sponsorships, and entry rules are described in detail on our website.

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Where to Submit Roundup: March 15, 2024

55 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

March is officially half over with today. We hope your writing and submission goals are still going strong this month. We are here once again to help you with our weekly roundup of submission opportunities. Don’t forget there are always a lot of deadlines on the 15 of each month, so don’t miss out!

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March 2024 eLitPak :: Contest and Submission Opportunity from Black Fox Literary Magazine!

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Submit your fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction to Black Fox Literary Magazine’s Fairy Tale Remix Writing Prize! Deadline: March 31, 2024! We are also accepting free submissions for our summer 2024 print issue. Free subs close on May 31, 2024! View flyer and visit website to learn more.

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March 2024 eLitPak :: Poets Time to Submit Your Manuscript to The Washington Prize

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Deadline: March 15, 2024
Win $1,500 and publication by The Word Works. The contest is open to unpublished English language volumes of original poetry by a living Canadian or American writer at any stage of their career. Winner announced August 1 by series editor Andrea Carter Brown. View flyer to learn more and submit.

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Where to Submit Roundup: March 8, 2024

51 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

And like that the first full week of March is behind us and NewPages is back bringing you our where to submit roundup for the second Friday in March 204. Don’t forget paid newsletter subscribers can get early access to the majority of submission opportunities and upcoming events before they go live on our site, so do consider subscribing or upgrading your subscription today. You also receive our monthly eLitPak Newsletter which features even more opportunities and other literary goodness. Our next eLitPak is set to be released on Wednesday, March 13.

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Where to Submit Roundup: March 1, 2024

47 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

Happy Friday! I don’t know about March, but February didn’t want to be left out of the equation and decided after giving us some unseasonably warm days, we were in need of storms to be sent off like a lion. Let’s hope March decides to come in nice and soft like a newborn lamb. If you’re neck of the woods is giving you crazy weather, it’s a perfect time to work on writing, editing, and hitting your submission goals this year. How am I doing on mine? I haven’t started them yet, so do better than what I am doing with our first weekly roundup of March 2024.

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Where to Submit Roundup: February 23, 2024

49 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

Happy Friday! I hope you are ending your week better than I am. We are back with 49 submission opportunities including calls from literary magazines, anthologies, and presses. You will also find writing contests, book prizes, and post-publication awards. Hopefully you can find a new home for your work.

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February 2024 eLitPak :: Changing Skies Now Accepting Submissions for Fall Issue!

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Changing Skies Creative Nonfiction Journal is accepting submissions for online and print publication. We accept creative nonfiction writing on living through the climate crisis. We also accept forms of art including paint, drawing, photography, and more! Read our latest issues and submission details at our website.

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February 2024 eLitPak :: Strange Wests Call for Submissions

Deadline: March 10, 2024
About Place Journal‘s next issue invites you to consider and reimagine all things West. Send us your prose, poetry, and visual art that conceives of the West beyond its conventional and colonialized framework to help us decenter traditional subjects and propagandized histories of this region. Learn more and submit here.

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February 2024 eLitPak :: Third Street Review Open for Submissions February 1

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Deadline: February 29, 2024
We want to see your work! Fiction, creative nonfiction up to 1000 words, three poems, and art and photography. Our mission is to explore the edges of things, to find the hidden cracks that let the light shine through. We publish quarterly and are a paying market. Have you got something for us? We can’t wait to see it! Submissions open until the end of the monthView our flyer for more information.

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Where to Submit Roundup: February 16, 2024

49 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

Another week, another roundup of submission opportunities to enjoy! Our unseasonably warm weather took a nosedive, and we had a mini snowstorm yesterday with some nice strong winds following behind it. So, if your neck of the woods is just as bad or worse, grab a cup of cocoa and hit the ground running with the opportunities below to help hit those submission goals.

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Where to Submit Roundup: February 9, 2024

48 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

If you are out at AWP, we hope you are having a fun and informative time and getting lots of swag. If you weren’t able to attend, we have plenty of submission opportunities to keep you busy in our second weekly roundup for February 2024. Let’s all try to keep our submission goals going strong this year.

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Where to Submit Roundup: February 2, 2024

48 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

Happy Friday and happy February. The temperature yo-yo is back in full swing. There comes a time when you just want Mother Nature to make up her mind and stick with one…hopefully NOT the arctic cold, but she is a very fickle woman. Grab a cup of something warm like coffee, unless you are like me and have to forgo all acidic foods and beverages for the foreseeable future, and get ready to dive into our first weekly roundup of submission opportunities for February 2024…perhaps after a walk if your weather isn’t awful.

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Where to Submit Roundup: January 26, 2024

47 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

From some negative temperatures to balmy 30s, from snow to sleet to rain. January has been quite the month for weather whiplash in the Midwest…and all over the US according to weather reports on the news. But January is almost behind us, isn’t it? In fact, this will be our last roundup of submission opportunities for the month of January 2024. Next week will be our first roundup in February. Here’s hoping for less chaos! If your neck of the woods is still having awful weather, time to stay indoors writing, editing, and submitting.

Since next week does end January, don’t forget there are several January 31 deadlines that you don’t want to miss out on. And with February upon us, it’s always a good idea to check out our Big List of Writing Contests for the upcoming month, too. We have started the new year by doing a huge update to our entire contest list, so please enjoy.

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January 2024 eLitPak :: About Place Journal Call for Submissions: Strange Wests

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Deadline: March 10, 2024
The American West invokes a fraught mythology of whiteness, masculinity, and uninhabited terrain. Our next issue invites you to consider and reimagine all things West. Send us your prose, poetry, and visual art that conceives of the West beyond its conventional and colonialized framework to help us decenter traditional subjects and propagandized histories of this region. View flyer and visit website to learn more.

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January 2024 eLitPak :: Publish Your Poetry Collection!

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Deadline: March 15, 2024
Every year since 2012, Trio House Press has published the winners of the Trio Award for a First or Second Book of Poetry and the Louise Bogan Open Award in Poetry. Send us your manuscript and you could join our long list of talented and award-winning poets. Prize includes $1,000, publication, author copies, and marketing/publicity. Join us at Trio House! View our flyer or visit www.triohousepress.org to learn more.

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January 2024 eLitPak :: Hindsight Journal Accepting Submissions Now!

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HINDSIGHT Creative Nonfiction Journal is accepting submissions for online and print publication. We accept all forms of creative nonfiction writing, and forms of art including paint, drawing, photography, and more! Find more submission details and read our latest issues at our website.

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January 2024 eLitPak :: Issue 88 of Kaleidoscope Available Now! Accepting Submissions Year-round.

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Authors and artists in issue 88 share ways they’re mastering the art of living with disability as an essential element of a creatively crafted life. Each issue of Kaleidoscope magazine focuses on the experience of disability through literature and fine art. Submit your best work to us today! View our flyer and visit our website for more information.

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Where to Submit Roundup: January 19, 2024

45 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

With the arrival of Friday comes the news that temperature warmups are on the way! Of course, in Michigan, warmer weather means it will be warm enough to snow again…or rain…or both…or worse…freezing rain. Yes, winter has arrived. If you’re like us or dealing with other types of foul weather, we are back with our weekly roundup of submission opportunities to help give you the perfect excuse to stay indoors with a nice hot drink to write, edit, and submit.

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Where to Submit Roundup: January 12, 2024

41 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

Happy Friday! Hopefully if you are unfortunate to be in the throes of a winter storm you are able to stay safe, sound, warm, and dry indoors. Weather reports are saying that our neck of the woods can have anywhere from 6″ to 18″ of snow expected. It feels like it’s been a long time since we’ve seen so much.

If you do not have work or school today, NewPages is here to help you while away your free time and keep your submission goals going strong with our weekly roundup of submission opportunities for the second week of January 2024.

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Where to Submit Roundup: January 5, 2024

35 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

Welcome to our first weekly roundup of submission opportunities for 2024! Hopefully your new year is off to a great start. If you have made a resolution to submit more in 2024, NewPages is here to help you out!

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Where to Submit Roundup: December 29, 2023

38 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

Welcome to our final weekly roundup of submission opportunities for December 2023. There are quite a few December 30, December 31, and January 1 deadlines, so don’t miss out. NewPages looks forward to meeting you again in the new year with more submission opportunities!

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Where to Submit Roundup: December 22, 2023

38 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

Next week begins our annual winter break, but don’t worry, we will still keep you up to date on currently open submission opportunities. With the year winding down, don’t forget to end your submission goals on a high note for 2023. NewPages is here to help, as always, with our weekly roundup.

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December 2023 eLitPak :: Sixteen Rivers Press Annual Call for Submissions for Book-Length Poetry Manuscripts

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Deadline: February 1, 2024
We invite Northern California authors to submit book-length poetry manuscripts. All manuscripts will be read blind. Sixteen Rivers values diversity. We encourage poets of color, young poets, and LGBTQ writers to submit. Sixteen Rivers Press is a shared-work collective, with a three-year commitment. PDF email submissions from November 1, 2023 to February 1, 2024. View our flyer and see complete guidelines on our website.

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December 2023 eLitPak :: 2024 New American Poetry Prize

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Deadline: January 15, 2024
This year’s final judge is Nikki Wallschlaeger, author of the full-length collections Waterbaby, Crawlspace, and Houses. Manuscripts should be at least 48 pages, but there is no maximum length. All forms and styles of poetry are welcome. The winning manuscript will be published, and its author will receive $1500, promotional support, and 25 author copies. View flyer and visit website to learn more.

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Where to Submit Roundup: December 15, 2023

44 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

Time sure flies. Here we are with December half over with already. If you’re still trying to hit your submission goals before the end of the year, NewPages is here to help with our weekly roundup of submission opportunities including open calls and writing and book contests. There are several with deadlines today, so don’t miss out!

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Where to Submit Roundup: December 8, 2023

40 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

As always, Mother Nature likes to keep us guessing. If you’re also experiencing odd weather in your neck of the woods, NewPages has the perfect excuse to keep you indoors with our weekly roundup of submission opportunities for the first full week of December 2023.

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Where to Submit Roundup: December 1, 2023

46 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

And time keeps marching on. Happy December! Mother Nature is having fun with us deciding to mix rain and snow together to create a big slushy mess for us in Michigan today. If you’re weather is just as messy, NewPages is here with our first weekly roundup of submission opportunities for December 2023. A perfect excuse to stay indoors and keep those submission goals you set for yourself going as strong as possible. As it is the first of the month, there are a host of new opportunities to enjoy.

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Where to Submit Roundup: November 24, 2023

45 Submission Opportunities including calls for submissions, writing contests, and book prizes.

Where to Submit Roundup 2023

I hope that you all had a happy and safe Thanksgiving filled with good food and good company. If you’re ready to tackle some more submission goals while munching on all the Thanksgiving leftovers, NewPages has you covered with our weekly roundup of submission opportunities for the week of November 24, 2023. As November will officially be over with next week, don’t forget to get submissions in for November 30 deadlines!

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November 2023 eLitPak :: Contest and Submission Opportunity from Black Fox Literary Magazine!

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Deadline: November 30, 2023
Submit your fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction to Black Fox Literary Magazine’s Rhapsody of Regret Writing Prize! Deadline: November 30, 2023! We are also accepting free submissions for our winter 2024 print issue. Free subs close on November 30, 2023! Visit our website and view our flyer for more information.

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November 2023 eLitPak :: Third Street Review – Open for Submissions

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Deadline: November 30, 2023
We want to see your work! Fiction, creative nonfiction up to 1000 words, three poems, and art and photography. Our mission is to explore the edges of things, to find the hidden cracks that let the light shine through. We publish quarterly and are a paying market. Have you got something for us? We can’t wait to see it! Submissions open November 1.

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November 2023 eLitPak :: december seeks submissions for the 2024 Marvin Bell Memorial Poetry Prize

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Deadline: December 1, 2023
Dorianne Laux will judge. Prizes: $1,500 & publication (winner); $500 & publication (honorable mention). All finalists will be published in the 2024 Spring/Summer Awards issue. Submit up to 3 poems per entry. $20 entry fee includes a copy of the awards issue. Submit October 1 to December 1, 2023. For complete guidelines please visit our website and view our flyer.

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November 2023 eLitPak :: 19th Tartt First Fiction Award

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Deadline: December 31
The Tartt First Fiction Award is in its nineteenth year. The award is open to any American writer who has not yet had a book of stories published. Publication and one thousand dollars awarded. View flyer or visit our website for more information.

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