CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Calling all writers for sixth edition of STC’s “Interstice”‏

Calling all writers for sixth edition of STC’s “Interstice”   The sixth edition of South Texas College’s literary magazine “Interstice” is currently in development. All writers and artists, particularly those who are current students or alums of the college, are encouraged to submit original poetry, short stories and artwork for possible publication in the annual issue, which will be available in print in April 2010. Editors also welcome submissions from the larger national and international communities.   The deadline for submission is Nov. 30, 2009. Submission forms are available online at http://www.southtexascollege.edu/interstice and all submissions require a form. Electronic versions … Continue reading CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Calling all writers for sixth edition of STC’s “Interstice”‏

Contests, Awards and Competitions for November 2009

2009 Anderbo Poetry Prize Website: http://www.anderbo.com/anderbo1/anderprize2009.html Deadline: November 1, 2009 Entry fee: $10. For up to six unpublished poems. Winner receives: $500 cash Publication on anderbo.com Guidelines: –Poems should be typed on 8 1/2 x 11 paper with the poet’s name and contact information on the upper right corner of each poem. –Limit six poems per poet –Entrant must not have been previously published on anderbo.com –Entrant must not be a current or former student of William Logan –Mail submissions to:   Anderbo Poetry Prize,   270 Lafayette Street,   Suite 1412,   New York, NY 10012 –Enclose self-addressed stamped business envelope to receive … Continue reading Contests, Awards and Competitions for November 2009

Awards, Contests and Competitions for September 2009

Bad Poetry Contest:  presented by Shakespeare’s Tavern Atlanta,  Georgia   Website: http://www.shakespearetavern.com/ Email: Jeanette@shakespearetavern.com Deadline: weekly until the end of run Fee: No entry fee We Need Your Bad Poems and You Need the Free Stuff We’re Going to Give You! We’re looking for some bad love poems. As you may or may not know, in As You Like It, the character Orlando writes a mixture of bad & good poems to his love, Rosalind, and nails them to trees in an expression of his love for her.  In honor of this, we’re running a Bad Love Poems contest starting today and … Continue reading Awards, Contests and Competitions for September 2009

Grants, Fellowships, Scholarships, and Residencies for September & October 2009

Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship Website: http://www.amylowell.org Deadline: October 15 $50,000 to the winning poet to spend a continuous year outside the continent of North America in “whatever place the recipient deems best suited to advance the art of poetry.” Application, resume, & poetry samples must be received by October 15. For full information & an application, visit the website. Correspondence should be directed to: Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship, c/o F. Davis Dassori, Choate, Hall, & Stewart, Two International Place, Boston, MA 02110. Arizona Commission on the Arts Artist Project Grants Website: http://www.azarts.gov info@azarts.gov Deadline: September 3 Entry Fee: … Continue reading Grants, Fellowships, Scholarships, and Residencies for September & October 2009

Awards, Contests and Competitions for October 2009

American Poetry Review Honickman First Book Prize Web site: http://www.aprweb.org Deadline: October 31, 2009 Entry Fee: $25 A prize of $3,000 and publication by American Poetry Review is given annually for a first book of poetry. The winning book will be distributed by Copper Canyon Press through Consortium. Mark Doty will judge. Submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $25 entry fee by October 31. Send an SASE or visit the Web site for complete guidelines. American Poetry Review, Honickman First Book Prize, 1700 Sansom Street, Suite 800, Philadelphia, PA 19103. (215) 496-0439. Elizabeth Scanlon, Editor. Amy … Continue reading Awards, Contests and Competitions for October 2009

Contests and Awards July/August 2009

13th Moon Poetry and Fiction Contests http://www.13thmoon.net Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in 13th Moon will be given annually for a poem and a short story. Judith Johnson will judge. Submit up to three poems, totaling no more than 500 lines, or a short story of up to 25 pages with a $20 entry fee, which includes a one-year subscription to 13th Moon, by September 8. Send an SASE or visit the Web site for complete guidelines. 13th Moon, Poetry and Fiction Contests, 8 Woodmont Road, Montclair, NJ 07043. Judith Johnson, Editor. ==== Aeon Award   http://www.albedo1.com/html/aeon_award.html Entry … Continue reading Contests and Awards July/August 2009

Call for Submissions The Write Room

The Write Room, an online literary magazine featuring new and established writers, is currently seeking submissions in fiction, non-fiction, memoir, and poetry. In addition, we accept film, book, music reviews, and interviews. Occasionally, we accept photography. We prefer reviews of independent films and documentaries. Generally, that which is less mainstream, less well known, or underappreciated in the arts appeals to us. All submissions should include a brief author bio, contact information and a photo. All authors will receive a space on our Author Profiles page. Although photography does not have its own category, all photographs are credited, and photographers receive … Continue reading Call for Submissions The Write Room

Contests and Awards June & July

ABZ Press First Book Prize A prize of $1,000, publication by ABZ Press, and 50 author copies will be given annually for a first poetry collection. Mark Halliday will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee by June 30. Call, e-mail, or visit the Web site for complete guidelines. ABZ Press, First Book Prize, P.O. Box 2746, Huntington, WV 25727-2746. (304) 733-5054. John McKernan, Editor. editorial@abzpress.com http://www.abzpress.com ===== Academy of American Poets Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize A prize of $25,000 is given annually for an outstanding book of poems written by a living … Continue reading Contests and Awards June & July

Freelance Markets/Job Opportunities

Abbey Hill Literary Invites Submissions Unique short fiction contests. Please visit Abbey Hill, review the challenges and rules there, then craft and submit original work of up to 1000 words. Most genres welcome. Entry: $12. Prizes $500, $200, $100, Evolving Talent $50. Electronic entries preferred; snail mail OK. Deadline 2-28-09. Results 1st week of April. Email: Editor@ahliterary.com | Website: http://www.ahliterary.com/ ===== Anonymity Ronald Goldfarb, AWP counsel and occasional contributor, is researching a book on the subject of Anonymity. He is interested in any suggested readings or information on the subject.  Pseudonyms, for example, will be covered. Examples are solicited. Readings, fiction or nonfiction, … Continue reading Freelance Markets/Job Opportunities

Contests and Awards for May

The Memoir (and) Prize for Memoir in Prose and Poetry The Memoir (and) Prize for Graphic Memoir http://www.memoirjournal.com Four prizes awarded up to $500.   Memoir (and) reading period for Spring +Summer 2010 (Issue 6): 5/1/09 – 8/15/09. Accepting traditional and experimental prose, poetry, graphic memoir, narrative photography, lies, and more. All submissions eligible for contest entry. Submit online or mail to: Memoir (and), P.O. Box 1398, Sausalito, CA 94966. Guidelines at http://www.memoirjournal.com.   ***   ADDITIONAL CONTEST INFO   The Memoir (and) Prizes for Memoir in Prose or Poetry are awarded to the most outstanding prose or poetry memoir-traditional, … Continue reading Contests and Awards for May