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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

2024 New American Fiction Prize Deadline Extension flyer

2024 New American Fiction Prize: EXTENDED DEADLINE JULY 1

Winner receives $1,500, publication, 25 copies, and promotional support. All full-length fiction manuscripts are welcome, including novels, novellas, collections of stories, flash fiction, short-shorts, and linked collections. Full-length fiction manuscripts are typically at least 100 pages. There is no maximum…

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Witcraft Annual Humour Competition

This is a competition dedicated to skillful writing that is brief, humorous, and engaging. The emphasis is on wit, word play, absurdity, and inspired nonsense. Whether your work is designed to raise a smile or a belly laugh, we want…

Driftwood Press 2024 Adrift Contest flyer

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…

2024 Housatonic Book Awards flyer

WCSU MFA’s Housatonic Book Awards

Western Connecticut State University’s MFA in Creative and Professional Writing invites submissions for our 2024 Housatonic Book Awards. Open to all books published in 2023. Winners receive $1,500 and present a reading and workshop at our winter or summer residency.…


The Orison Chapbook Prize

The Orison Chapbook Prize is open for submissions through July 1. $300, a royalties contract, and 20 author copies are awarded for a manuscript of 20 – 45 pages in any literary genre (poetry, fiction, nonfiction, drama, or hybrid). Judged…

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Blink-Ink Issue #57 Summer Nights

Stars, fireflies, sparks from campfires, a thousand points of light against the velvet dark, air as soft and warm as breath–tell us your best stories of approximately 50 words, about Summer Nights. Be they long ago, all in your head,…

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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…

Last Call North Street Book Prize flyer

2024 North Street Book Prize

10th year, sponsored by Winning Writers and recommended by Reedsy. Submit self-published and hybrid-published books in eight categories. Grand prize of $10,000. Category winners each receive $1,000. Gifts for everyone who enters, and everyone who enters online will receive a brief…

Wordrunner eChapbooks logo for call for submissions for Fiction & nonfiction mini collections

Wordrunner eChapbooks Seeks Prose Collections

Wordrunner eChapbooks will select one fiction and one nonfiction collection for our 2024 eChapbook series, to be published in August and December, respectively, online and as kindles. Maximum word count: 20,000. Prose pieces may be flash or longer, from 500…

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Club Plum Seeks Works for July 2024 Issue

Club Plum publishes works from award-winning writers and artists from around the world as well as works from never-before published creators. We look for beautiful and surprising writing; strange writing from small, tortured spaces; and writing that bridges the personal and…