July & August 2018 Writing Submissions [Writing Contests]

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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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June & July 2018 Writing Submissions [Writing Contests]

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June 2018

Genre: Flash Fiction
Website: Pulp Literature
Deadline: June 15, 2018
Entry Fee: $15
Prize: $300

Genre: Short Story (New writers only)
Website: Glimmer Train
Deadline: June 30, 2018
Entry Fee: $18
Prize: First – $2,500

Genre: Poetry
Website: Lit Mag
Deadline: June 30, 2018
Entry Fee: $3
Prize: $250
*There is a free submission window for all genres – poetry, fiction, and non-fiction – from June 1 – June 15.*

Genre: Short Story
Website: Literal Latte
Deadline: June 30, 2018
Entry Fee: $10
Prize: First – $500

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

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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May & June 2018 Writing Submissions [Writing Contests]

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May 2018

Genre: Any
Theme: N/A
Website: Writer’s Digest
Deadline: May 4, 2018 (early-bird deadline)
Entry Fee: $20 for poetry, $30 for manuscript
Prize: Grand prize – $5,000

Genre: Poetry, Fiction, or Creative Nonfiction
Theme: N/A
Website: The Boiler Journal
Deadline: May 15, 2018
Entry Fee: N/A
Prize: Publication on site

Genre: Poetry or Flash Fiction
Theme: Moon
Website: The A3 Review
Deadline: May 26, 2018
Entry Fee: $5
Prize: First – $220

Genre: Essay, poetry, fiction, or flash fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: Five Points
Deadline: May 30, 2018
Entry Fee: $3
Prize: Publication

Genre: Flash Fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: WOW – Woman On Writing
Deadline: May 31, 2018
Entry Fee: $10
Prize: First – $400

June 2018

Genre: Flash Fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: Pulp Literature
Deadline: June 15, 2018
Entry Fee: $15
Prize: $300

Genre: Short Story (New writers only)
Theme: N/A
Website: Glimmer Train
Deadline: June 30, 2018
Entry Fee: $18
Prize: First – $2,500

Genre: Poetry
Theme: N/A
Website: Lit Mag
Deadline: June 30, 2018
Entry Fee: $3
Prize: $250
*There is a free submission window for all genres – poetry, fiction, and non-fiction – from June 1 – June 15.*

Genre: Short Story
Theme: N/A
Website: Literal Latte
Deadline: June 30, 2018
Entry Fee: $10
Prize: First – $500

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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April & May 2018 Writing Submissions [Writing Contests]

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April 2018

Genre: Fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: Glimmer Train
Deadline: April 30, 2018
Entry Fee: $2
Prize: First – $700

Genre: Very short fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: Glimmer Train
Deadline: April 30, 2018
Entry Fee: $16
Prize: First – $2,000

Genre: Fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: Glimmer Train
Deadline: April 30, 2018
Entry Fee: $21
Prize: First – $3,000

May 2018

Genre: Any
Theme: N/A
Website: Writer’s Digest
Deadline: May 4, 2018 (early-bird deadline)
Entry Fee: $20 for poetry, $30 for manuscript
Prize: Grand prize – $5,000

Genre: Poetry, Fiction, or Creative Nonfiction
Theme: N/A
Website: The Boiler Journal
Deadline: May 15, 2018
Entry Fee: N/A
Prize: Publication on site

Genre: Poetry or Flash Fiction
Theme: Moon
Website: The A3 Review
Deadline: May 26, 2018
Entry Fee: $5
Prize: First – $220

Genre: Essay, poetry, fiction, or flash fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: Five Points
Deadline: May 30, 2018
Entry Fee: $3
Prize: Publication

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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March & April 2018 Writing Submissions

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March 2018

Genre: Poetry
Theme: Food
Website: Literal Latte
Deadline: March 15, 2018
Entry Fee: $10 for up to 6 poems or $15 for up to 12 poems
Prize: First – $500

Genre: Fiction, flash fiction, nonfiction, or poetry
Theme: N/A
Website: Ponder Review
Deadline: March 15, 2018
Entry Fee: $2
Prize: Publication

Genre: Fiction or nonfiction
Theme: N/A
Website: Narrative Magazine
Deadline: March 31, 2018
Entry Fee: $26
Prize: First – $2,500

April 2018

Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction
Theme: Self-published authors only
Website: Writer’s Digest
Deadline: April 2, 2018
Entry Fee: $99
Prize: Grand – $8,000

Genre: Fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: Glimmer Train
Deadline: April 30, 2018
Entry Fee: $2
Prize: First – $700

Genre: Very short fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: Glimmer Train
Deadline: April 30, 2018
Entry Fee: $16
Prize: First – $2,000

Genre: Fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: Glimmer Train
Deadline: April 30, 2018
Entry Fee: $21
Prize: First – $3,000

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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January & February 2018 Writing Submissions

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January 2018

Genre: Nonfiction
Theme: The Empowered Woman
Website: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline: January 10, 2018
Entry Fee: None
Prize: $200

Genre: Nonfiction
Theme: The Miracle of Love
Website: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline: January 15, 2018
Entry Fee: None
Prize: $200

Genre: Short short story
Theme: N/A
Website: Writer’s Digest
Deadline: January 15, 2018
Entry Fee: $30
Prize: First – $3,000

Genre: Short Story
Theme: N/A
Website: Masters Review
Deadline: January 15, 2018
Entry Fee: $20
Prize: First – $3,000

Genre: Fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: Literal Latte
Deadline: January 15, 2018
Entry Fee: $10
Prize: $1,000

Genre: Nonfiction
Theme: Christmas and Holiday Collection 2018
Website: Chicken Soup For The Soul
Deadline: January 30, 2018
Entry Fee: None
Prize: $200

LitMag Nonfiction print submissions open on January 1, 2018.

February 2018

Genre: Flash Memoir (17 words)
Theme: The year 2017
Website: Gotham Writers
Deadline: February 19, 2018
Entry Fee: N/A
Prize: Story published on website

Genre: Nonfiction
Theme: The Best Advice I Ever Heard
Website: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline: February 28, 2018
Entry Fee: N/A
Prize: $200

Genre: Short Story (New writers only!)
Theme: N/A
Website: Glimmer Train
Deadline: February 28, 2018
Entry Fee: $18
Prize: First – $2,500

Genre: Poetry or Fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: Dream Quest One
Deadline: February 28, 2018
Entry Fee: $5 (poem) | $10 (fiction)
Prize: First for Poetry – $250 | First for fiction – $500

LitMag Fiction print submissions and online submissions open on February 1, 2018.

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!

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December/January 2017/2018 Writing Contests

December 2017

Genre: Fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: The Writing District
Deadline: December 30, 2017
Entry Fee: N/A
Prize: $50

Genre: Fiction
Theme: Family Matters
Website: Glimmer Train
Deadline: December 31, 2017
Entry Fee: $18
Prize: First – $2,500

Genre: Essay
Theme: Topics are on website
Website: ExpertAssignmentHelp
Deadline: December 31, 2017
Entry Fee: N/A
Prize: $450

January 2018

Genre: Nonfiction
Theme: Christmas and Holiday Collection 2018
Website: Chicken Soup For The Soul
Deadline: January 10, 2018
Entry Fee: None
Prize: $200

Genre: Nonfiction
Theme: The Empowered Woman
Website: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline: January 10, 2018
Entry Fee: None
Prize: $200

Genre: Nonfiction
Theme: The Miracle of Love
Website: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline: January 15, 2018
Entry Fee: None
Prize: $200

Genre: Fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: Literal Latte
Deadline: January 15, 2018
Entry Fee: $10
Prize: $1,000

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

Do you know any other contests with deadlines coming up? Are you thinking of submitting to any of these contests? Let me know in the comments below! Good luck if you do!

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November/December 2017 Writing Contests

November/December 2017 Writing Contests

November 2017

Genre: Poetry
Theme: N/A
Website: Writer’s Digest
Deadline: November 6, 2017
Entry Fee: $20
Prize: First – $1,000

Genre: Flash fiction and short story
Theme: N/A
Website: Fireside Fiction
Deadline: November 11, 2017 (opens on November 5)
Entry Fee: N/A
Prize: Pays 12.5 cents per word

Genre: Popular fiction (romance, YA, thriller, crime, horror, sci-fi)
Theme: N/A
Website: Writer’s Digest
Deadline: November 15, 2017
Entry Fee: $25
Prize: First – $2,500

Genre: Short Short Story
Theme: N/A
Website: Writer’s Digest
Deadline: November 15, 2017
Entry Fee: $25
Prize: First – $3,000

Genre: Fiction/Non-Fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: Narrative Magazine
Deadline: November 30, 2017
Entry Fee: $26
Prize: First – $2,500

Genre: Fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: Glimmer Train
Deadline: November 30, 2017
Entry Fee: $2
Prize: $700

Genre: Flash fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: WOW! Women On Writing
Deadline: November 30, 2017
Entry Fee: $10
Prize: $400

Genre: Nonfiction
Theme: Love Stories (for adults)
Website: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline: November 30, 2017
Entry Fee: N/A
Prize: $200

December 2017

Genre: Fiction
Theme: Flight
Website: Slice Magazine
Deadline: December 1, 2017
Entry Fee: N/A
Prize: $250

Genre: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Flash Fiction, Poetry
Theme: N/A
Website: Five Points
Deadline: December 1, 2017
Entry Fee: N/A
Prize: Publication

Genre: Fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: The Writing District
Deadline: December 30, 2017
Entry Fee: N/A
Prize: $50

Genre: Fiction
Theme: Family Matters
Website: Glimmer Train
Deadline: December 31, 2017
Entry Fee: $18
Prize: First – $2,500

Genre: Essay
Theme: Topics are on website
Website: ExpertAssignmentHelp
Deadline: December 31, 2017
Entry Fee: N/A
Prize: $450

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

Do you know any other contests with deadlines coming up? Are you thinking of submitting to any of these contests? Let me know in the comments below! Good luck if you do!

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October/November 2017 Writing Contests

October/November 2017 Writing Contests

October 2017

Genre: Fiction
Theme: Short story (new writers only)
Website: Glimmer Train
Deadline: October 31, 2017
Entry Fee: $18
Prize: First – $2,500

Genre: Nonfiction
Theme: Christmas and Holiday
Website: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline: October 31, 2017
Entry Fee: None
Prize: $200

Genre: Creative Nonfiction essay
Theme: N/A
Website: WOW! Women On Writing
Deadline: October 31, 2017
Entry Fee: $12
Prize: $500

November 2017

Genre: Poetry
Theme: N/A
Website: Writer’s Digest
Deadline: November 6, 2017
Entry Fee: $20
Prize: First – $1,000

Genre: Flash fiction and short story
Theme: N/A
Website: Fireside Fiction
Deadline: November 11, 2017 (opens on November 5)
Entry Fee: N/A
Prize: Pays 12.5 cents per word

Genre: Popular fiction (romance, YA, thriller, crime, horror, sci-fi)
Theme: N/A
Website: Writer’s Digest
Deadline: November 15, 2017
Entry Fee: $25
Prize: First – $2,500

Genre: Short Short Story
Theme: N/A
Website: Writer’s Digest
Deadline: November 15, 2017
Entry Fee: $25
Prize: First – $3,000

Genre: Fiction/Non-Fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: Narrative Magazine
Deadline: November 30, 2017
Entry Fee: $26
Prize: First – $2,500

Genre: Fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: Glimmer Train
Deadline: November 30, 2017
Entry Fee: $2
Prize: $700

Genre: Flash fiction
Theme: N/A
Website: WOW! Women On Writing
Deadline: November 30, 2017
Entry Fee: $10
Prize: $400

Genre: Nonfiction
Theme: Love Stories (for adults)
Website: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline: November 30, 2017
Entry Fee: N/A
Prize: $200

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

Do you know any other contests with deadlines coming up? Are you thinking of submitting to any of these contests? Let me know in the comments below! Good luck if you do!

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September/October 2017 Writing Contests

September/October 2017 writing contest deadlines

September 2017

Genre: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, or Poetry
Theme: None
Website: Still: The Journal
Deadline: September 9, 2017
Entry Fee: $12
Prize: First – $200

Genre: Essay
Theme: None
Website: Literal Latte
Deadline: September 30, 2017
Entry Fee: $10/1 essay or $15/2 essays
Prize: First – $1,000

Genre: Nonfiction
Theme: My Crazy Family
Website: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline: September 30, 2017
Entry Fee: None
Prize: $200

October 2017

Genre: Poetry
Theme: N/A
Website: Writer’s Digest
Deadline: (Early bird) October 2, 2017
Entry Fee: $15
Prize: First – $1,000

Genre: Popular fiction (romance, YA, thriller, crime, horror, sci-fi)
Theme: N/A
Website: Writer’s Digest
Deadline: (Early bird) October 16, 2017
Entry Fee: $20
Prize: First – $2,500

Genre: Fiction
Theme: Short story (new writers only)
Website: Glimmer Train
Deadline: October 31, 2017
Entry Fee: $18
Prize: First – $2,500

Genre: Nonfiction
Theme: Christmas and Holiday
Website: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline: October 31, 2017
Entry Fee: None
Prize: $200

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

Do you know any other contests with deadlines coming up? Are you thinking of submitting to any of these contests? Let me know in the comments below! Good luck if you do!

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