New Contests and Opportunities!


Don’t miss these great opportunities to submit your work:

Omnidawn Open Poetry Book Contest

Winner receives $3,000, publication, and 100 copies.
Electronic & postal submissions accepted between November 1, 2012 – January 15, 2013.
Judge: Cole Swensen
Entry fee: $25.00

All entrants with a U.S. mailing address who pay an extra $3 to cover shipping costs will be mailed a copy of any Omnidawn book of their choice, or a copy of the winning book when it is published.

For more details:


Glimmer Train Fiction Open

Deadline: January 2, 2013

1st place: $2,500, publication in Glimmer Train, 20 copies

2nd place: $1,000

3rd place: $600 ($700 if chosen for publication)

Open to all subjects, all themes and all writers.

Submissions to the Fiction Open usually run from 2,000 to 8,000 words, but stories of any length from 2,000 to 20,000 words are fine. More details:


Green Mountains Review – Neil Shepard Prize in Poetry and Ficton

Please consider submitting your work for our Green Mountains Review Prizes in Poetry and Fiction. First Prize winners will receive $500 and publication. Send up to three poems or one story, accompanied by a $15 reading fee. All writers will receive a free copy of the Fall 2013 prize issue in which the winners will be published, and all submissions will be considered for publica- tion. Please include an SASE and a cover letter with author’s name and contact information and titles of all entries submitted. The author’s name should appear nowhere on the manuscripts themselves. Additional work may be included by sending $3 per poem and $5 per story.

Fiction Judge:  Josip Novakovich
Poetry Judge:  Mark Halliday

Submission Deadline: April 13th 2013
All contest entries and their reading fees can be sent to:

Poetry Prize (or) Fiction Prize


Johnson State College

Johnson, VT 05656

All entries must be postmarked April 15, 2013 or earlier to be eligible for consideration.


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