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New Letters Literary Awards: $2,500 Prize + Publication

New Letters invites you to submit a short story, essay, or poems to the New Letters Literary Awards. Winners in each genre receive $2,500 and publication in New Letters. All entries are considered for publication and must be unpublished. Winners…

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Our Doors are Open

The Blue Mountain Review launched from Athens, Georgia in 2015 with the mantra, “We’re all south of somewhere.” As a journal of culture, the BMR strives to represent all life through its stories. Stories are vital to our survival. What…

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Writers Over 50: 2024 Passager Poetry Contest

Passager, a nonprofit literary press for writers over 50, is accepting submissions for its annual poetry contest. The winning poet receives $1000, publication of several poems and a featured interview in the upcoming issue of Passager journal. Honorable mentions are…


Swan Scythe Press Announces its 2024 Poetry Chapbook Contest!

Swan Scythe Press announces its 2024 poetry chapbook contest. Entry fee: $18. We are accepting submissions from March 1 to June 15 (postmark deadline). Winner receives $200 and 25 perfect-bound chapbooks. The 2023 winner is Gail Wronsky for Some Disenfranchised…

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Submit Your Poetry to the Cow Creek Chapbook Prize

The Cow Creek Chapbook Prize is a poetry chapbook contest brought to you by Pittsburg State University. We’re open to all styles and subjects. As long as the poems challenge and capture the imagination, we want to see them. The…

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Submit Now to Able Muse (Poetry, Fiction, Essays & More)

Able Muse is now accepting submissions for our forthcoming issue, winter 2024 Submit poetry, fiction, essays, book reviews, art, and photography. Submission opens yearly January 1 and closes July 15. Read our guidelines and submit at

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Driftwood Press Contest Deadlines Incoming

Driftwood Press is happy to share a plethora of submission opportunities for writers and artists! Our Adrift Short Fiction & Poetry Chapbook Contests, in which every work submitted is considered for publication as winner or runner-up, is ending soon! For our…

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2024 Ghost Peach Press Prize in Poetry

The Ghost Peach Press Prize in Poetry seeks a full-length poetry collection of 48-90 pages and offers a cash prize of $1,000 as well as ten copies of the published book. All entries will first be read by Ghost Peach…

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Hamilton Stone Review Now Open for Poetry and Prose!

The Hamilton Stone Review is open for poetry and prose submissions for the Spring 2024 Issue #50 from April 9, 2024 through April 30, 2024. Submissions will, however, close early if the issue fills. Poetry submissions should be e-mailed only…

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On the Hunt for $500 Poetry

The MacGuffin’s Poet Hunt 29 awards a $500 grand prize and publication! Up to two Honorable Mentions also published. Guest Judge Michael Meyerhofer will make the final selections. Entrants receive one copy of the issue containing the selected poems. Send…

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2025 Press 53 Award for Poetry

$1,000 advance, publication by Press 53 as a Tom Lombardo Poetry Selection, and 53 copies awarded to an outstanding, unpublished poetry manuscript of approximately 50-120 pages. If a Runner-Up is also selected: $500 advance, publication by Press 53 as a…

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Goldilocks Zone: $500 plus Publication

Authors and artists eligible. Sunspot Lit is looking for the perfect combination of craft and appeal. The contest is open to stories, CNF, novel or novella excerpts, artwork, graphic novels, and poems. Literary and genre works accepted. Runners-up and finalists…

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Baltimore Review Summer Contest

Baltimore Review Summer Contest – No theme! Flash fiction and CNF. Prose poems. One, two, or three works in a single submission, but no more than 1,000 words total. We want to wonder at how you abracadabra so few words…

The Pensieve Open for Submissions from Emerging Writers

The Pensieve is seeking fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry from emerging writers. We believe that when an author has artfully constructed a literary work, the readers can become immersed—almost unconsciously—in the world and life the author has conjured through mere…

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Heron Tree Call for Submissions

Until 1 May we are accepting found poetry submissions for Heron Tree Volume 11. There is no fee to submit. Please see our submission guidelines at

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Call for Submissions: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art

New monthly digital magazine, Creative Cosmos, seeking submissions of short fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and original artwork. Creative Cosmos challenges mainstream narratives and champions the power of intuition, creativity, and high sensitivity as essential forces for self-understanding and positive change.…


Gold Man Review Open for Submissions

Gold Man Review, a West Coast Journal, is currently looking for submissions in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for Issue 14. We are open to all topics and themes and love writing that pushes boundaries. If your work is on the…

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Oyster River Pages Call for Submissions

Oyster River Pages is a literary and artistic collective seeking submissions for our annual issue that stretch creative and social boundaries. In addition to submissions of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual arts, we also seek to promote new voices…

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LIGHT Magazine Seeks Art, Letters, Stories, & Poetry

Leaders Igniting Generational Healing and Transformation (LIGHT) is calling for submissions for Issue 4 of LIGHT Magazine, a literary magazine in public health. The spaces and places in our lives play an important role in creating, shaping, and sustaining the…

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Paul Nemser Book Prize

Submit to the Paul Nemser Poetry Book Prize by Lily Poetry Review Books. Open through April 15, 2024. Award of $500 and publication. Previous winners Max Heinegg, Meghan Sterling, and Shari Caplan.