Posts Tagged ‘call for submissions’

The Writer 2012 Short Story Contest

February 1, 2012

The Writer, in collaboration with Gotham Writers’ Workshop, invites your original, unpublished short stories up to 2,000 words for the 2012 short stort contest.

Entries will be judged based on creativity, sense of story, characterization, and overall quality of writing, including grammar, punctuation and syntax. Writers may submit more than one story, but each story must be accompanied by a separate entry fee. Complete rules and FAQs are available at WriterMag.GothamWriters.com.

Contest prizes:
First prize: $1,000; a free 10-week creative writing workshop offered online by Gotham Writers’ Workshop ($420 value); publication in The Writer and on WriterMag.com; and a one-year subscription to The Writer.

Second prize: $300; free enrollment in a four-week How to Get Published seminar taught online by a literary agent and Gotham Writers’ Workshop ($150 value); publication on WriterMag.com; and a one-year subscription to The Writer.

Third prize: $200; free enrollment in a four-week How to Get Published seminar taught online by a literary agent and Gotham Writers’ Workshop ($150 value); publication on WriterMag.com; and a one-year subscription to The Writer.

Entry fee: $10 per story submitted. Winners will be notified by e-mail by Aug. 15, 2012

All entries must be submitted online by midnight (EDT) on April 30, 2012.

Complete rules and FAQs are available at WriterMag.GothamWriters.com.

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Call for Subs: Ginosko Literary Journal

January 18, 2012

Ginosko (ghin-océ-koe)
To perceive, understand, realize, come to know; knowledge that has an inception, a progress, an attainment. The recognition of truth by experience. 

Ginosko Literary Journal is accepting short fiction and poetry, creative nonfiction, interviews, social justice concerns, and spiritual insights for GinoskoLiteraryJournal.com

Editorial lead time: 1-2 months

Accepts simultaneous submissions & reprints; length flexible, accept excerpts. Receives postal submissions & email—prefer email submissions as attachments in Microsoft Works Word Processor, Rich Text Format or Word. Copyright reverts to author. Read year around. 

Publishing as semiannual ezine. Check downloadable issues on website for tone & style. Downloads free, accept donations. 

ezine circulation 7000+. Website traffic 500-750 hits/month.  Established in 2003. Member CLMP. 

Also looking for books, art, music to post on website, and links to exchange. 

Ginosko Short Fiction Contest: deadline May 1st, $12 entry fee, $500 prize. 

Ginosko Literary Journal
Robert Paul Cesaretti, Editor
PO Box 246
Fairfax, CA 94978
GinoskoLiteraryJournal.com.

Omnidawn’s Chapbook Poetry Contest

January 11, 2012

New Contest Begins Jan 1st   

Open to all writers: no limitations on the amount of poetry a writer has published.  

Omnidawn’s CHAPBOOK Poetry Contest  

Winner receives $1,000, publication, and 100 copies.    

Entry fee: $15.00    

Accepting electronic & postal submissions 

January 1 – February 29, 2012.     

Joseph Lease will judge. 

All entrants with a U.S. mailing address who pay an extra $2 to cover shipping costs will be mailed a copy of any Omnidawn chapbook of their choice, or a copy of the winning chapbook when it is published. A complete list of all current Omnidawn chapbook titles is available at  http://www.omnidawn.com/chapbook-catalog.htm.      

For full details about all three of Omnidawn’s Poetry Contests (current & future) visit www.omnidawn.com/contest

Call for Subs: Superstition Review

January 4, 2012

Submissions Period Ends February 29th 

Superstition Review is now accepting submissions of art, fiction, poetry, and nonfiction for Issue 9 to be launched April 1, 2012. 

Please visit www.superstitionreview.com to read submission guidelines and Issues 1 – 8.