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 For up to six unpublished poems.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

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 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

Jobs and Markets February 2009

Clarke World Magazine Clarkesworld Magazine is an online venue and chapbook series for short works of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Clarkesworld Magazine pays 10¢ a word for works of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. We have a firm word limit of 4000 words. Please do not query about word lengths. We will not consider stories longer than 4000 words or shorter than 1000 words. See website for more details. http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/submissions/==== Passionfruit Magazine It is a great challenge to translate living experience into compelling words and pictures, and Passionfruit is looking for writers and photographers who can take their readers … Continue reading Jobs and Markets February 2009