July & August 2018 Writing Submissions [Writing Contests]

2018 July & August Writing Submissions | Writing Contests | Creative Writing | RachelPoli.com

July 2018

Genre: Poetry
Website: Literal Latte
Deadline: July 15, 2018
Entry Fee: $10/6 poems or $15/10 poems
Prize: First – $1,000

Genre: Poetry
Website: Narrative Magazine
Deadline: July 15, 2018
Entry Fee: $26
Prize: First – $1,500

Genre: Nonfiction
Theme: More Messages from Heaven
Website: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline: July 15, 2018
Entry Fee: N/A
Prize: $200

Genre: Nonfiction
Theme: Stories about Angels
Website: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline: July 15, 2018
Entry Fee: N/A
Prize: $200

Genre: Nonfiction
Theme: Stories about Miracles
Website: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline: July 15, 2018
Entry Fee: N/A
Prize: $200

Genre: Fiction, nonfiction
Website: Narrative Magazine
Deadline: July 31, 2018
Entry Fee: $26
Prize: First – $2,500

Genre: Fiction
Website: Lit Mag
Deadline: July 31, 2018
Entry Fee: $3
Prize: $1,000

Genre: Nonfiction
Website: Lit Mag
Deadline: July 31, 2018
Entry Fee: $3
Prize: $1,000

Genre: Fiction, nonfiction, poetry (for online publication)
Website: Lit Mag
Deadline: July 31, 2018
Entry Fee: $3
Prize: $250

August 2018

Genre: Contemporary fiction, romance, fantasy, science fiction, mystery/thriller, young adult, memoir, nonfiction
Theme: Self-published book awards
Website: Writer’s Digest
Deadline: August 1, 2018
Entry Fee: $125
Prize: Grand – $5,000

Genre: Nonfiction
Theme: Grandparents
Website: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline: August 31, 2018
Entry Fee: N/A
Prize: $200

Genre: Fiction
Website: Glimmer Train
Deadline: August 31, 2018
Entry Fee: $21
Prize: First – $3,000

Genre: Very short fiction
Website: Glimmer Train
Deadline: August 31, 2018
Entry Fee: $16
Prize: First – $2,000

Ongoing

Genre: Stories, essays, plays, poetry, art
Website: Literal Latte
Entry Fee: $3

Genre: Various
Website: Narrative Magazine
Entry Fee: Yes, but amount is not listed

Genre: Short story, flash fiction, creative nonfiction, novel excerpts, poetry
Website: Rejected Manuscripts
Entry Fee: N/A
*Your piece must have been rejected for publication or failed to win a prize at a literary competition in order to qualify.

Please be sure to read through the guidelines for each submission. Information may change.

Do you know any other deadlines coming up? Are you thinking of submitting to any of these? Let me know in the comments below. Good luck! If you liked this post, please share it around!

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October/November Writing Contests

October November Contests

Here is a reminder for the October 2015 contests. Below are contests for November 2015.

October 2015:

Type: Poetry
Hosted by: Writer’s Digest
Deadline: October 1, 2015
Entry Fee: $15

Type: The Joy of Less
Hosted by: Chicken Soup
Deadline: October 30, 2015
Entry Fee: None

Type: Alzheimer’s and Dementias Family Caregiving
Hosted by: Chicken Soup
Deadline: October 30, 2015
Entry Fee: None

Type: Very Short Fiction
Hosted by: Glimmer Train
Deadline: October 31, 2015
Entry Fee: $15

November 2015:

Type: Short Short Story
Hosted by: Writer’s Digest
Deadline: November 16, 2015 (early-bird)
Entry Fee: $20

Type: Angels and Miracles
Hosted by: Chicken Soup
Deadline: November 30, 2015
Entry Fee: None

Type: Military Families
Hosted by: Chicken Soup
Deadline: November 30, 2015
Entry Fee: None

Type: The Spirit of America
Hosted by: Chicken Soup
Deadline: November 30, 2015
Entry Fee: None

Type: Short Story (New Writers only)
Hosted by: Glimmer Train
Deadline: November 30, 2015
Entry Fee: $18

*Please note that any contests are subject to change their deadlines or fees at any time. Please check their websites often to make sure I’m not giving you the wrong information. Remember, a lot can change in one month. Thank you!*