Collision Literary Magazine at the University of Pittsburgh is currently open for submissions- deadline February 24. Your submission will be considered for writing and cover art contests. You can find more information about the magazine and our submission guidelines at https://www.collision.pitt.edu.
The Nasiona is seeking submissions for a micro-nonfiction/poetry writing tournament. Submissions must be non-fiction stories about your life (ie. micro-memoir).
Learn more about the contest here
They will consider every submission for publication consideration, even if you don’t win the tournament.
Deadline: February 5, 2021
The 13th Annual Miller Audio Competition has been extended through April 30.
Prizes remain the same: the winner in each category of Poetry, Prose, Audio Documentary, and Humor receives $1,000 along with publication on Missouri Review‘s website and promotion on their social media platforms. Runners-up in each category will also have their work published on the website in the summer of 2020. More than slick production, they are looking for good, exciting, and compelling writing in all four categories.
The Miller Audio Prize remains to be pay-by-donation at $16, $25, or $30. All entrants in the Miller Audio Prize Contest will receive a one-year digital subscription to the Missouri Review (normally $24) as well as a free download of an e-book from Missouri Review Books.
For full details and to enter, please see the Missouri Review website.
The competition is thrilled to have Alex Sujong Laughlin as a final judge this year. Laughlin is a journalist and writer who works in multiple mediums. By day, she works at a producer at Transmitter Media, and in her spare time she writes fiction and essays about identity and technology. She teaches interactive journalism at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism and collects rejection letters at @hellorejection.
The Colorism Healing Writing Contest is now open for submissions! Colorism Healing is an international initiative that uses creative writing and community literacy to address the issue of colorism.
The submission period for the 2020 CHWC is Saturday, February 1 – Sunday, March 15.
All are eligible and welcome to submit original poems, essays, or stories that are relevant to the topic of colorism. Visit their website for more information.
For questions or inquiries, contact email@example.com.
Furrow is now accepting submissions for their 2020 issue! Top submissions in each category can win $100.
The magazine accepts submissions from Dec. 1, 2019 to Feb. 20, 2020. Selection is highly competitive, so they request submissions of your best, most polished work.
Furrow accepts unpublished poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, and comics by undergraduate students. Each student may submit up to one story (5,000 words), one essay (5,000 words), 5 poems, 5 artworks, or up to ten pages of comics. Details about file types and sizes are at the links below.
To be eligible for publication in their next issue (May 2020), you must be enrolled as an undergraduate at any U.S. college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year. Furrow will notify you by mid-April with their decisions.
The deadline for the fiction contest, which includes a $1500 + publication, is December 31 at 11:59 p.m. CST, but don’t wait until Christmas to start writing.
General submissions are open through May 1, 2020.
View Boulevard’s website for information on submission guidelines and more.
In honor of National Day on Writing, the University Center for Writing-based Learning welcomes DePaul students, alumni, faculty, and staff to submit their best flash fiction!
The National Day on Writing (October 20), an initiative of the National Council of Teachers of English, is built on the premise that writing is critical to literacy but needs greater attention and celebration. – NCTE, https://whyiwrite.us/
-Writers must be a DePaul student, alumni, faculty or staff
-Must be an original, unpublished story
-Maximum word count of 350 (Less can be more!)
-Due by Oct. 21 at 11:59 PM CST
Top 3 stories will be published on UCWbL blog, UCWbLing, & 1st place will win a $25 gift card to the DePaul bookstore!
They invite you to submit your work at https://forms.gle/4xk7cSkWxNeQthJw5.
The University of New Orleans Press is looking for full-length fiction manuscripts, either novels or short story collections, for the fourth annual Publishing Lab Prize. The selected author will receive a thousand dollar ($1,000) advance on royalties and a contract to publish their winning manuscript with UNO Press. The work does not have to be regionally focused. There is no word limit. There is no limit on subjects covered. Submissions are open until August 15.