“The secret of good writing is telling the truth.” ~~Gordon Lish
Who’s Seeking What?
and what can you offer them?
We want to help you meet your publishing goals. So what opportunities are you seeking? Tell us the genres you’re looking at, and we’ll post information about them. Otherwise, we’ll remain eclectic.
SUGGESTION: Check back every 2 weeks or so. We add to our collection frequently. You can also find out about new posts on Facebook. Go to https://www.facebook.com/writeradvice and like the page. You should receive notices every time we publish.
We’re posting deadlines for June. More coming soon. We’ll also add to July and August as the days go by.
Want to suggest something? Please put your ideas in the Contact box. We’d love to hear from you and promote your contest. Many thanks!
THE ADRIFT CHAPBOOK CONTEST
$12 ENTRY FEE. Deadline July 15, 2021. Poetry only.
THE PETRICHOR PRIZE FOR FINELY CRAFTED FICTION
$25 ENTRY FEE. Deadline July 15, 2021.
THE WASHBURN CHAPBOOK PRIZE, $200, AND PUBLICATION AT HARBOR REVIEW
Fly on the Wall Press has an extensive FAQ on the submissions page.
- Between the covers – An Adult Romance Anthology
- Submission Type: Short Stories
- Themes: Romance, sensuality
- Deadline: July 15th, 2021
Submit Here: https://forms.gle/i7qfcLKvZfA5ffAy7
- Thirty Minutes to Curtain – A Collection of Bite-Sized Plays
- Submission Type: Short Plays
- Deadline: July 31st, 2021
Submit Here: https://forms.gle/mKdK6bJEfnYcyCcP9
Forty Free Writing Contests – all sorts of contests from around the world
Tinderbox Editions / July 1 – August 31, 2021 / Prose and Prose-like Manuscripts / Fee: $25 (Free from July 1-7)
Diode Editions — Full-Length Book Contest / Due: August 15, 2021 / Poetry / Fee: $20 / Prize: $1,000 + Publication
Black Lawrence Press — The St. Lawrence Book Award / July 1 – August 31, 2021 / First Books of Poetry and Short Fiction / Fee: $25 / Prize: $1,000 + Publication
Half Mystic Press / Year-Round / Poetry, Novel, Novella, Short Story and Essay Collection, Memoir, Drama, Experimental / Fee: $3
Outpost 19 / Year-Round / Fiction, Nonfiction, Hybrid
Red Hen Press / Now / All Genres / Fee: $20
Identity Theory / Now / Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction
JuxtaProse / Now / Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Art /
Watch this space.